Sleep apnea is a sleep breathing disorder that causes you to have interrupted breathing during sleep. This may cause you to sleep poorly, wake up without feeling refreshed, feel fatigued or tired during the day, experience headaches, or feel like you aren’t able to think clearly. Treatment for sleep apnea may help you feel better.
central sleep apnea
Sleep apnea is very common in patients with heart problems. In fact, it affects up half of patients with heart failure and/or atrial fibrillation.
Central sleep apnea is a form of sleep apnea that is less common and less studied than obstructive sleep apnea. This article explains the differences between central and obstructive sleep apnea, as well as the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for central sleep apnea.