What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?
A normal sleep cycle consists of 3-6 full cycles that each last 90 minutes. Built into our sleep are numerous restorative functions that our bodies need. When sleep is disrupted, these functions are hindered and dysfunction results.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea blocks the airway resulting in a disruption of the normal sleep cycle that the sleeper is unaware of. Many physical factors can contribute to this and it is important that a trained professional thoroughly screens for the presence of these factors.
The cycle created from OSA is dysfunctional and has many adverse effects on both the quality and span of life.