Cardiac arrhythmias as a manifestation of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

The pauses in breathing during sleep, observed in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), are the cause of cardiac arrhythmias. In a patient whose breathing periodically stops during sleep against the background of snoring, episodes of sinus bradycardia, sinus tachycardia, atrioventricular blockades, ventricular and atrial extrasystoles are often detected. Changes in…

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Sleep apnea syndrome, what is it?

Sleep apnea syndrome is manifested by frequent pauses in breathing during sleep, causes a number of unpleasant symptoms and can provoke serious complications. If you suspect sleep apnea, you should definitely contact a somnologist! Why do you stop breathing in your sleep? Sleep apnea syndrome occurs in people of all…

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Apnea treatment

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea , do not rush to look for a universal prescription that will help you in absentia. The treatment of this dangerous disease depends on a combination of causes and the severity of the disease. Among the general activities effective and mandatory: weight…

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Somnologist

Almost half of the population regularly experiences sleep problems. A third of adults snore, 4-7% have such a disorder as obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, 10-15% suffer from persistent insomnia … But that’s not all – there are more than 50 sleep diseases! And they all require a special approach, specific…

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Healthy sleep

Healthy sleep is a sleep after which a person feels alert and rested. At the same time, the duration is not a determining factor in its quality: the needs for rest are individual for everyone, therefore there is no single answer for everyone how long healthy sleep should last. For…

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pulse oximeter

A pulse oximeter is a medical device that measures arterial oxygen saturation. Why is this needed? The essence of the method Pulse oximetry measures arterial oxygen saturation, or saturation. The device takes measurements as a percentage and shows the ratio of oxygen-enriched hemoglobin to the amount of total hemoglobin in…

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Sleep apnea treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is manifested by snoring and respiratory arrest during sleep. The disease is accompanied by severe daytime sleepiness, restless, unrefreshing sleep, increased blood pressure (especially in the morning), headache, night sweats, frequent nighttime urination, decreased performance, irritability, impaired potency, depressive conditions. The disease 5 times increases the risk…

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