Do I Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleeping disorder characterized by the repeated closure of the upper airway. It is the most frequent respiratory issue associated with sleep. OSA develops when the muscles that support your throat’s soft tissues, such as your tongue and soft palate, relax and need sleep apnea treatment. This disorder causes your …

Does Sleep Apnea Affect Women?

What comes to your mind when asked to imagine a “typical” sleep apnea patient? You probably imagined someone overweight, sedentary, middle-aged, and masculine. Although obstructive sleep apnea is still widely regarded as largely a male health issue, we’ve made significant strides in changing this stereotype. It’s a problem for women’s health because women are at …