Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Symptoms & Risk Factors | Dr. Md Sulthan Salauddin

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (common name as snoring) is the most regular sleep-related breathing disorder. It causes you to start and stop breathing repeatedly while you sleeping. There are different types of sleep apnea but the regular one is obstructive sleep apnea. This type of apnea emerges when your throat muscles periodically relax and block your airway during sleep.

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

- Excessive daytime sleepiness

- Loud snoring

- High blood pressure

- The decreased desire for sex

- Early Morning headache

- Waking up with a dry mouth

- Observed scenario of stopped breathing during sleep

- Choking

- Mood changes, such as depression

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