Sleep Apnea

I do wor­ry about Sam’s snoring—and maybe this explains why he’s so tired on many days:

Brain may wake, just a lit­tle, with each snore
Post­ed on Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 03 @ 18:40:45 EST by BJS 

Patients who snore or have oth­er symp­toms of sleep apnea often under­go test­ing in a sleep lab­o­ra­to­ry to mea­sure the num­ber of breath­ing paus­es and arousals that occur while they slum­ber. But doc­tors find these tests do not effec­tive­ly pre­dict day­time con­se­quences sus­pect­ed to arise from sleep apnea, such as sleepi­ness in adults or hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty in chil­dren. Now, neu­rol­o­gists and engi­neers have dis­cov­ered evi­dence that the dis­rup­tion of sleep in sleep apnea may be much more fre­quent than the breath­ing paus­es, or apneas, themselves.
(full arti­cle at their site)

Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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