What happens during sleep?

During sleep, there is recurrent pauses in breathing because of a narrowing or closure of the upper airway during sleep, and disruption in the quality of sleep. Core symptoms of OSA include excessive daytime sleepiness, nocturia, morning headaches, difficulty concentrating; all quite non-specific.

When to suspect OSA in your patients?

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