Sleep disordered breathing refers to a group of disorders that cause “apnea,” an interruption of breathing during sleep. The most common type of apnea is obstructive sleep apnea or OSA. Common symptoms include:
Sleep apnea symptoms not only impact your quality of life, but also, over time, may contribute to more serious health risks like heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. The medical sleep community recognizes sleep apnea as a condition that can be effectively managed but not cured.