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Symptoms of Sleep Apnea - What Is Sleep Apnea?

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  • Symptoms of Sleep Apnea
    Loud snoring, daytime sleepiness, and memory problems are common sleep apnea symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site focuses on the different symptoms of sleep apnea, including irritability, falling asleep while driving, and more.
  • Treatment for Sleep Apnea
    Medication, surgery, lifestyle changes, and other options are all aspects of treatment for sleep apnea. This eMedTV resource discusses these options in detail and explains what can happen if the condition goes untreated.
  • Types of Sleep Apnea
    The three types of sleep apnea are: obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, and mixed sleep apnea. This eMedTV Web page outlines these types of sleep apnea and explains their symptoms, causes, and risk factors.
  • What Is Armodafinil Used For?
    Armodafinil is prescribed to promote wakefulness in people with narcolepsy and other sleep disorders. As this eMedTV page explains, armodafinil uses may also include treatment of excessive sleepiness due to shift work sleep disorder and sleep apnea.
  • What Is Modafinil Used For?
    Modafinil is used for helping people with sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder stay awake. This eMedTV page covers modafinil uses in more detail, explains whether the drug is approved for children, and lists possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Sleep Apnea?
    Sleep apnea is a disorder that temporarily disrupts a person's breathing during sleep. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this condition, with information on common symptoms, associated risks, and treatment options.
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