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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common sleep-related breathing disorder. People with obstructive sleep apnea repeatedly stop and start breathing while they sleep.

There are several types of sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the throat muscles relax and block the airway. This happens off and on many times during sleep. A sign of obstructive sleep apnea is snoring

Possible symptoms of OSA:

*Excessive daytime sleepiness
*Chronic fatigue

*Waking up gasping during sleep

If these symptoms relate to you, please contact your doctor for further evalution