Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is described as loud snoring, choking and awakening due to gasping that occurs especially during dreaming and may repeat all night. It is believed to be due to a loss of tone in the upper throat muscles. People with OSA have a greater chance of getting into car accidents (because of lack of sleep) and a greater risk of heart attack and stroke. CPAP therapy, placing a mask over the face, is a popular treatment (not a cure). Even throat surgery has been used.
Symptoms of daytime drowsiness, lack of energy, loud snoring, and difficulty breathing while sleeping is common.
If sleep apnea is resulting from a misalignment or subluxation in the spine, then there is a good chance that regular chiropractic care may help improve sleep apnea conditions. Drug Free, Machine Free, Surgery Free ways to address this common yet debilitating condition. If you or someone you know suffer with Sleep Apnea, give us a call – we can help.