ApneaA Greek word for absence of breathAt this breathless moment, no air entersthe lungs for 40,50,60 seconds orlonger. The muscles of the diaphragmstruggle against the blockedthroat, oxygen levels fall, and carbondioxide build up. After this time thebrain is panicking, suffocating, andscreaming for oxygen
What is OSAIt is a sleep disorder calledObstructive Sleep Apnea
Ways to treat OSADoctors can treat severe apnea byenlarging the air passage or holdingthe air passage open mechanicallyduring sleep.With surgery or CPAP which isContinuous Positive AirwayPressure
Patients start to feel alert and havemore energyLiterally when in minutes of achievingthe correct CPAP pressure to maintainan open airway, patients with OSA startsleeping like people who have gonewithout sleep for many days.