Sleep Apnea Treatment in Greensboro, NC
Sleep Apnea is characterized by the airways being partially or completely blocked when asleep.A person with sleep apnea will experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, insomnia, irritability, attention problems and hypersomnia. People most at risk of getting sleep apnea are those that are overweight, smoking, family history of sleep apnea, structural abnormalities of the head and neck, children with enlarged tonsils and adenoids and ethnic minorities are some of those at risk.
Types of Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and mixed (complex) sleep apnea
are three types of sleep apnea that can affect individuals.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea:
Blocked Airway due to a genetic
Central Sleep Apnea:
Less common form that usually occurs with how your brain does not send the correct signals to your respiratory muscles.
Mixed (Complex) Sleep Apnea:
When central and obstructive sleep apnea are both present
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