Obstructive sleep apnea refers to a condition where breathing stops during sleep due to airway blockage.
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
Male sex, obesity, hypothyroidism
- Excessive daytime somnolence
History Of Present Illness:
Sleep habits can be characterized by:
- Snoring (often heard by partners
- Restless sleep
- Waking at night gasping for air
- Awakening in the morning with a dry mouth/headache
Page Updated: 09.05.2016