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Sleep Disorders: 20 Sleep Disorders You Should Avoid

  By posted Dec 19th 2012
Healthy Living

 


Sleep Disorders # 2: Sleep apnea


Sleep apnea is a serious, life-threatening and a very common sleep disorder. This problem temporarily stops the sufferers breathing during sleep. This temporary halt is due to the blockage of the upper airways. This sleep disorder, can lead to interruption in your sleep due to many awakenings each hour. 


The effect of this sleep makes the sufferer exhausted, irritated and lowers work productivity during the day. The common symptoms of sleep apnea are loud snoring, frequent pauses in breathing or gasping during sleep and waking up unrefreshed no matter how much time you spent sleeping. 


If you suspect you or your loved one is suffering with this sleep disorder, then speak to your doctor. The other simple treatment to treat this sleep disorder is losing weight, elevating the head of the bed and sleeping on your side. 


 

 

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