Sleep Apnea Treatment - Easier than you might think
What is Sleep Apnea?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a debilitating condition that affects millions of Americans. It is a condition characterized by episodes of cessation of breathing during sleep, and a reduction in the oxygen levels present in the body. Although the main effect of this is a tired, fatigued feeling, a bigger problem lies below the surface. Because the oxygen levels are reduced in those suffering from sleep apnea, the body responds to this by releasing hormones. These hormones tend to increase heart rate and blood pressure to compensate for the drop in oxygen. Long term, these hormones can cause hypertension and put extra stress on the cardiovascular system. ...