Archive for December 14, 2017
Sleep apnea is a serious sleeping disorder. It has been estimated that at least 18 million people in the United States suffer from it. Many people use CPAP machines or BIPAP machines to help them deal with the problem.
The first thing you need to do is learn what sleep apnea is. People who suffer from sleep apnea, stop breathing for periods of time, called “apneas” throughout the night. These apneas can last for up to one minute and can take place many times during the night. This time that they spend not breathing is time they spend not getting enough oxygen to their brains. This causes a host of health problems including an increased risk for stroke, worsening heart disease and even a great chance of developing diabetes. It is hard to overstate the health problems can can be caused by thi