Sleep-Disordered Breathing is a potentially serious sleep disorder that is characterized by repeated stopping and starting of breathing during sleep. Symptoms include snoring loudly and feeling tired even after a full night's sleep. The condition is rather chronic and may last for several years or even be a lifelong condition.
HOW IS SLEEP-DISORDERED BREATHING DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of these Sleep-Disordered Breathing are done by general physicians who do polysomnograms followed with EEG, EOG and other similar procedures.
HOW IS SLEEP-DISORDERED BREATHING TREATED?
Lifestyle changes, continuous positive airway pressure therapy, surgery, use of dental devices, etc. are various effective methods of treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
The effects of this disorder can create risks of cardiac arrest or stroke.