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Mixed Sleep Apnea

by futurestreet As the name implies, Mixed Sleep Apnea is the combination of the two types of sleep apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Central Sleep Apnea (CSA). All three types of sleep apnea cause sleep deprivation and oxygen deprivation. Obstructive Sleep Apnea occurs because of an obstruction in the air passage while an individual… Read More »

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Complex Sleep Apnea

by rachelnwonderland Sleep apnea can be caused by physical blockage of the airway, which is obstructive sleep apnea, or it can be caused by the brain’s inability to properly control normal breathing, which is known as central sleep apnea. Both obstructive and central sleep apneas can occur for many different reasons, but when the causes… Read More »

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Central Sleep Apnea Treatment

by Clintus McGintus The treatment of central sleep apnea depends upon the cause of the problem. If it is a result of another condition, for example, congestive heart failure, then the condition is treated. In this case, the physician would address the congestive heart failure and by doing so, it should take care of the… Read More »

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Sleep Apnea Oxygen Mask

by Manu praba One of the most effective treatments for obstructive sleep apnea is the use of a CPAP, BiPAP, or APAP machine to force the airway to remain open and reduce apnea caused by collapsing tissue in the throat. This is achieved by forcing pressurized air down the airway to allow the patient to… Read More »

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