Sleep apnea - central
Central sleep apnea involves cessation of breathing during sleep, caused by problems with brain mechanisms that control breathing. (Note: This is not the more common obstructive sleep apnea caused by obesity or other problems, which results in loud snoring.)
by Arthur A. Poghosian, M.D.
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