Friday, 10 November 2017

Sleep Apnea - The Hidden Danger

Sleeping is important for living beings as the energy restoration process take place at night, which helps in relaxation and energy restoration. so what if you are the one suffering from sleep apnea ? If you suffer from such disorder then take your treatment from the right place.

Let Us Look More About Sleep Apnea!!

What is sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is known as a chronic sleep disorder which is developed when a person has a troubled breathing while sleeping. This condition reduces the continuous process of breathing while sleeping and adversely affects the brain and body as oxygen supply get reduced to these body parts. An apnea is a temporary pause in the breathing process. The Right Bite Craniofacial Pain Center, Bangalore has the facility to treat sleep apnea.

How many types of sleep apnea are?

Sleep apnea is of two types

·         Obstructive sleep apnea

·         Central sleep apnea

What is the effect of sleep apnea on the body?

Sleep apnea has many adverse effects on the body. Sleep apnea reduces the oxygen supply to the body and gives long-term adverse effect on the body such as

·         High blood pressure

·         Depression Heart disease

·         Stroke

·         Pre-diabetes and diabetes

Snoring is the most common symptom of sleep apnea. However, it is considered as a sign when snoring occurring with silent breathing pauses and gasping sounds or choking.  Some common symptoms are

·         Frequent and loud snoring

·         Fatigue

·         Daytime sleepiness

·         Insomnia

·         Morning headaches

How to diagnose sleep apnea?

Generally, people have not been received treatment or diagnosed with sleep apnea easily. A lab sleep study or a home sleep apnea test can diagnose the problem.  It is recommended to consult with a certified sleep physician to diagnose and treat sleep apnea. A sleep physician has expertise and training to handle such cases.

What are the treatments available for sleep apnea?

The treatments available for sleep apnea are

·         Continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) therapy

·         Oral appliance therapy

·         Frontline treatment of sleep apnea

·         Surgery

·         Weight management

·         Positional therapy

·         Changes in lifestyle

Sometimes, it is difficult to stay on particular treatment or treatment may not respond well towards sleep apnea, then it is recommended using cognitive behavioral therapy.

The Right Bite Craniofacial Pain Center, Bangalore has qualified sleep medicine specialist in Bangalore, Delhi, and Cochin. The center has best facilities and infrastructure to treat sleep-related disorders.


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