That snoring occurs frequently, not mean but that it is also harmless. In certain cases, it is more than just annoying for the person concerned, as well as for the partner. Up to 30% of all already suffer from nocturnal apnea dangerous. Longer breathing dropouts, as well as loud and irregular snoring can be an indication of sleep apnea. While regular snoring is indeed annoying, but often, the apnea is strongly related to stroke, heart attack or high blood pressure. What is sleep apnea syndrome (SAS)? It is to temporary apnea, that occur during sleep.
Everyone has some respiratory arrest during the night. If they occur more than ten times in the hour and last longer than 10 seconds, if also perhaps changes in brain function and a disruption of the sleep cycle are determined, a sleep apnea syndrome is likely. The respiratory standstill phases occur in severe cases up to twenty times and more an hour on. The respite is registered in the brain of the sleeping and overcome by an alarm reaction (arousal). The Arousalreaktion is important as it prevents choking. The Arousalreaktion but disturbed sleep itself is, as a transition from a deep sleep in a superficial sleep takes place. In the further course of the disease, not only the number but also the duration of the phases are heaps.
From a chronic, untreated Apnoe-high blood pressure, congestive heart failure (reduced cardiac output), cardiac arrhythmias and the increased propensity syndrome are becoming regular heart attack and stroke. Two-thirds of apnea are overweight, and almost all complain about an increased Essreiz. Often, food intake to compensate for otherwise existing mental changes and problems in everyday life. Care must be taken with alcohol. Even in healthy, it leads to a slowing down of all control mechanisms of the respiratory Centre and a relaxation of pharyngeal muscles. In humans the under Sleep apnea he suffer, strengthened and extended the phases of respiratory failure, and it can arise each upon the severity of the symptoms-threatening situations.