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It’s that time of year again. Daylight saving time is just around the corner, and many Americans are still struggling to get a proper night of rest.
Awakening throughout the night, snoring and waking up in the morning feeling exhausted ... if these symptoms sound familiar, you might have sleep apnea.
In the United States, around 18 million people have sleep apnea, according to the American Association for Respiratory Care.
If you're suffering from sleep apnea, getting a proper diagnosis can make a huge difference in your health.
The American Medical Association recently found that exposure to excessive light at night can disrupt sleep, can lead to unsafe driving conditions and may even increase the risk of cancer.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder. The flow of air through the airway passage either pauses momentarily or decreases while the person is asleep.
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Sleep apnea, which is a sleep disorder that is often not taken seriously by family, puts the person suffering from sleep apnea at an increased risk of having a silent stroke.
People with sleep apnea have pauses in their breathing, or breathing becomes shallow, while they're asleep.
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