Sleep apnoea is a little known yet high impact problem for many people. Studies reveal that approximately 70% of people who regularly snore also have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). This is a condition in which the soft tissues in the throat slightly collapse and are sucked against the back of the throat – manifesting in what is commonly referred to as snoring.
Sleep apnoea blocks the upper airway and airflow stops or is greatly reduced. This can have 3 serious effects:
Read more about how sleep apnoea can cause other health problems here.