Sleep apnea

Introduction

Snoring: The social killer If you frequently snore you may be familiar with the accusations coming from your partner. This is not unusual because snoring can be extremely loud making it impossible for the partner to fall asleep … more


Causes

During sleep we relax. This also includes 90% of our muscles. But some muscles must still be active during sleep. The upper airway (throat, pharynx) is a flexible tube wich is held open trough the force of muscle activity. … more


Prevalence

Snoring is common Approximately  30 – 50% of adults snore. It is more common in men but women are also frequently affected. Obstructive sleep apnea: As common as diabetes Approximately  2-4% of adults betwenn … more