Sleep apnea is a potentially dangerous sleep disorder in which breathing stops and starts repeatedly. You may have sleep apnea if you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep.
Sleep Apnea Facts and Figures
According to an article on sleep apnea published in the National Library of Medicine, the prevalence of sleep apnea is more than 50% in most countries around the globe. Some facts and statistics related to sleep apnea have been listed below:
|People with Sleep Apnea Worldwide||1 billion Adults|
|Average Age for Diagnosis||30–69 years|
|Problems related to Sleep Apnea||Heart problems, high blood pressure, stroke|
|Specialists Who Treat Sleep Apnea||ENT Specialist|