What is Sleep Apnea?
Snoring we all know well. What many don’t realize is that snoring is often a sign of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is the condition where the oxygen movement at night is critically reduced. Are you excessively sleepy during the day? Has a loved one noticed you snoring or stopping breathing while asleep? Take our quick sleep apnea quiz to find out if you may have sleep apnea.
- Approximately 30 million Americans are victims of sleep apnea.(1)
- “Apnea” is a Greek word meaning “without breath.”
- Those with apnea literally stop breathing in their sleep often hundreds of times during the night.