Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder of breathing during sleep. Typically it is accompanied by loud snoring. Apnea during sleep consists of brief periods throughout the night in which breathing stops. People with sleep apnea frequently do not get enough oxygen during sleep, which causes sleep disruption. Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that can lead to other health problems. 

Symptoms 

  • Loud snoring 
  • Waking up unrefreshed and tired 
  • Trouble staying awake during the day 
  • Waking up with headaches 
  • Waking up during the night sometimes with the sensation of choking and night sweats