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  • n. Plural form of apnea.

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Examples

  • She had previously had a few apneas—trouble breathing.

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  • That's a sign that you could be having sleep apneas during the night.

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  • Loud snoring, punctuated with periods of silence the apneas, is typical but is not always present, especially in children.

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  • He had over six hundred apneas in one night, each lasting between twenty and seventy seconds.

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  • This leads to partial reductions (hypopneas) and complete pauses (apneas) in breathing that can produce abrupt reductions in blood oxygen saturation.

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  • Allows lateral body movement while inhibiting on the back sleep where most loud disruptive snoring and positional apneas occur.

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  • They also speculate that other health problems, such as chronic lung disease, prematurity apneas and retinopathy of prematurity, may also be affected by a delay in cord blood clamping.

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  • This leads to partial reductions (hypopneas) and complete pauses (apneas) in breathing that can produce abrupt reductions in blood oxygen saturation and reduce blood flow to the brain.

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  • Results show that in brain-injured subjects with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), three months of treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy dramatically reduced the severity of OSA from 31.4 to 3.8 apneas and hypopneas per hour of sleep; however, there was no demonstrable improvement in measures of daytime sleepiness.

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  • A study in the Jan. 1 issue of the journal Sleep demonstrates that the frequent arousals from sleep that occur in heart failure patients with central sleep apnea (CSA) may reflect the presence of another underlying arousal disorder rather than being a defensive mechanism to terminate apneas.

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