People with sleep apnea may stop breathing for up to 400 seconds overnight ! The lack of Oxygen has dire consequences on your brain which in its turn affects your blood pressure , the heart and stroke.
Sleep apnea is a condition that is a significant problem for over 18 million Americans. It is estimated that another 10 million remain undiagnosed.
Adaptive servo-ventilation is favored as a treatment besides surgery, lifestyle changes, losing weight etc. Alternative therapies include nasal strips, Didgeridoo therapy, singing therapy and others.