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  1. Sleep Apnea (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes your breathing to stop or get very shallow. Breathing pauses can ... hour. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea. It causes your airway to collapse or become ...
  2. Central sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing stops over and over during sleep. ... Central sleep apnea results when the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that cause breathing. The condition often occurs ...
  3. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which individuals experience pauses in breathing (apnea) during sleep, which are associated with partial or ... throat (pper airway). Complete closure can lead to apnea while partial closure allows breathing but decrease the ...
  4. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a problem in which your breathing pauses during sleep. This occurs because of narrowed or blocked ...
  5. With pediatric sleep apnea, a child's breathing pauses during sleep because the airway has become narrowed or partly blocked. ... the airway. This stop in breathing is called apnea. Other factors that also may increase the risk ...
  6. Apnea means "without breath" and refers to breathing that slows down or stops from any cause. Apnea of prematurity refers to breathing pauses in babies ...
  7. ... at a sleep center to help diagnose sleep apnea. You either pick up the device at a ... Your sleep doctor thinks you have obstructive sleep apnea. You do not have other sleep disorders. You ...
  8. ... block the breathing in people with obstructive sleep apnea and other breathing problems. ... can successfully treat most people with obstructive sleep apnea. It is safe and works well for people ...
  9. Breathing that stops from any cause is called apnea. Slowed breathing is called bradypnea. Labored or difficult ... Apnea can come and go and be temporary. This can occur with obstructive sleep apnea, for example. ...
  10. A home apnea monitor is a machine used to monitor a baby's heart rate and breathing after coming home from the hospital. Apnea is breathing that slows down or stops from ...
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