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What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea is a sleeping disorder where the airway collapses periodically during sleep, preventing the brain from receiving enough oxygen. There are three types of sleep apnea, but Obstructive Sleep Apnea is by far the most common, and is caused by the muscles in the throat relaxing and collapsing during sleep. Each time this happens,…

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