The negative effects of Airway Centered Disorder can be most obvious during sleep. There is extensive documentation of the myriad negative effects of breathing difficulties during sleep, collectively known as sleep-disordered breathing. Disrupted or fragmented sleep has profoundly disturbing effects on the brain, causes systemic inflammation, oxidative stress and a host of severe health problems. Deep, restorative sleep is critical to our ability to thrive. Indeed, it is critical to our survival.
Sleep issues can be frustrating but there is hope and help! If you or a loved one may have sleep deficits, read on for information about how to find out and what to do.
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