Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea occurs when there is a blockage in your throat and your breathing ceases for up to 10 seconds. The rapid lack of oxygen that then occurs re-boosts the lungs into taking in air again and you may experience a gasping sensation if you wake up during this point. This is the most common kind of sleep apnoea. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is often accompanied by snoring which is the tell-tale sign of sleep apnoea. There are treatments available should you be suffering from this kind of sleep apnoea, and often removing the uvulva, tonsils and so forth can reduce blockages. There may be different kinds of blockages if you are obese, a smoker and suffering from other kinds of diseases. Your doctor will assess your health before recommending treatment. It may be a good idea to change your sleeping habits and to try simple changes that can increase airflow into your lungs.