Sleep-Breathing Disorders:
a group of sleep disorders characterized by breathing difficulties during sleep. The millions of Americans with untreated Sleep Apnea and other sleep-breathing disorders are at risk for heart disease, hypertension, and automobile accidents.


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Sleep Apnea & Hypopnea Syndromes: any of three sleep disorders involving frequent disruptions of breathing during sleep ...more

Upper-Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS): a sleep-breathing disorder characterized by upper airway resistance to breathing during sleep ...more

Extra! Snoring:  causes of snorting, gasping or other noises during sleep, including: Sleep-Breathing Disorders, Dental Problems, and Enlarged Tonsils. ...more

Additional Sleep-Breathing Problems:  any of several health conditions that can compromise breathing during sleep, including: COPD, Lung Cancer, and Heart Disease ...more