Published in Blood Weekly, January 29th, 2009
There are three types of apnea: obstructive, central, and mixed; with obstructive being the most common. Despite differences in the root cause of each type, those suffering from sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly during sleep, sometimes hundreds of times during the night, and often for a minute or longer.
Sleep apnea is a surprisingly common condition: according to the...
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