What is Sleep Apnea and What Does It Look Like?

What is Sleep Apnea and What Does It Look Like?

Sleep apnea can cause many different kinds of damage to your body

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Part of the reason why sleep apnea is so under-diagnosed is because many people do not even know what it is (or have heard of it, but do not necessarily understand how it can hurt them). In reality, sleep apnea is one of the most dangerous diseases out there because you can have it without even knowing.

This graphic provides a brief introduction to what happens in your body when you're affected by OSA, and the reasons why it is such a debilitating condition. If you're concerned that you or a loved one might have sleep apnea, contact a qualified healthcare provider.

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Chris Vasta

Chris Vasta is the president of The CPAP Shop and an expert in sleep and respiratory therapy. He often provides insights on product design and functionality on various manufacturers’ prototypes and is frequently tapped to provide reviews on new releases.