When you stop breathing during sleep, your body is deprived of oxygen, which leads to serious health complications. Dr. Steven Trey Frye, Dr. Robert Nason, and Dr. Lindsay E. Young help you reclaim your sleep with CPAP machines, lifestyle adjustments, and mouth appliances. If you suspect you have sleep apnea, contact the specialists at ENT Specialists of Austin online or over the phone at their Austin or Cedar Park, Texas locations.
Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to breathe in a disruptive start-and-stop pattern while you sleep. Sleep apnea can result in dangerous side effects.
The three types of sleep apnea are:
Another person might make you aware of the symptoms of sleep apnea before you notice them. For instance, they may notice that your breathing stops or that you snore loudly.
Other signs of sleep apnea include:
Sleep apnea isn’t just a problem with sleep. The disorder can affect your overall health and cause life-threatening complications without any treatment. The decreased oxygen and sleep disruptions associated with sleep apnea increase your risk for the following:
The first line of treatment usually involves lifestyle adjustments and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, followed by surgery to correct obstructions.
Consult with the experts at ENT Specialists of Austin for all your treatment options. Call or click now to make an appointment.