Obstructive sleep apnea occurs during sleep and is the temporarily, partial or full closing of a person’s airway. Obstructive Sleep Apnea can cause sleepiness during the daytime, changes in personality, loss of memory, depression, headaches, loud snoring and non-restorative sleep. Weight reduction, surgery, positive pressure therapy and positional therapy can help treat the condition. Avoiding alcohol and sedatives is also recommended.
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