This syndrome is characterized by reducing or stopping the respiratory flow
This syndrome is characterized by the reduction or cessation of the respiratory flow, which has a direct impact on the quality of sleep. The person with sleep apnea never reaches the stage of deep sleep, necessary and restorative for the body.
Here are some signs of the presence of sleep apnea :
- Intense snoring
- Fatigue and slight dizziness on waking
- Fatigue that continues all day
The micro-awakenings caused by sleep apnea have a negative influence on the quality of deep sleep, possibly causing headaches, memory lapses, as well as mood disorders. In the most severe cases, serious health problems such as high blood pressure or cardiovascular disorders may also appear.