In obstructive sleep apnea, the upper airway repeatedly collapses during sleep, causing a decreased airflow that stresses the heart, the body and raises blood pressure. This condition may worsen glucose control and insulin resistance, and lead to blood sugar imbalance. For some people, their airflow decreases during sleep which causes sleep disruptions and decreased sleep quality. Sleep-disordered breathing may cause excessive daytime sleepiness, headaches, lack of energy, and chronic aches and pains.
Sleep apnea can be effectively treated, and there are a number of ways to do so. The choice of treatment will depend on the reason for OSA and severity of the sleep apnea.
Dr Indu Bubna – Obstructive sleep apnea specialist will suggest some of the following