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Treatment of Sleep Apnea


Some 40 percent of adults have a snoring problem and they are not the
only ones suffering as their spouses also suffer disruption of their sleep
Between 2 to 4 percent of the population suffer from sleep apnea, a
condition in which a person experience pauses in breathing during their
sleep.
Another 5 to 10 percent of people have restless leg syndrome (RLS), a
condition of unpleasant tingling sensation in their legs at night which
can cause pain.
An NBC News report on 4th March, 2008 reported that 29% of the
population find themselves sleepy at work.
The same NBC report also revealed that 20% of the people said that
lack of sleep resulted in less sex in their lives.
The Symptoms and Effects of Sleep Deprivation
Sleep deprivation as a result of a sleeping disorder can have serious
consequences. Sleep deprivation affect virtually all aspects of our lives and
some of the consequences resulting from sleep deficiency include the
following:
Insufficient sleep could result in Obesity.
Sleep deprivation could lead to Diabetes.
Other consequences of poor sleep include Heart Disease, High Blood
Pressure and Stroke.
Your memory could be affected by the lack of sleep and you may face
potential concentration problems.
People who have lack of sleep are more moody and irritable.
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