Over the years, sleep apnea has become an underdiagnosed and a common sleep disorder. During sleep apnea, the individual’s breathing patterns stops and starts unexpectedly. This happens throughout the night of sleep. There are many signs and symptoms for sleep apnea. Recent studies reveal that daytime sleepiness, restless sleep and loud snoring are prime reasons behind sleep apnea. Luckily, sleep apnea can be diagnosed and treated before serious health complications like depression and heart diseases surface.
What is Sleep Apnea?
The terms “Sleep Apnea” hail from a Greek word – “Apnoia”. Apnoia means “absence of respiration or without breathing”.