Sleep Apnea, Obstructive – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is defined as repetitive episodes of cessation of airflow (apnea) at the nose and mouth during sleep due to obstruction at the level of the pharynx:

Apneas often terminate with a snort or gasp.
Repetitive apneas produce sleep disruption, leading …

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