How does OSA affect our lives?

Have you ever bean awakens by thundery snoring? OSA is commonly accompanied with loud snoring, daytime sleepiness, restless sleep, and also affect our lives in many other ways. According to WHO (World Health Organization), OSA emerges the risk of various cardiovascular diseases, including congestive cardiac failure, cerebrovascular disease, coronary artery disease, etc.

Other than health problems, OSA also higher the risk of accidents. According to a study published in the journal Sleep, people with OSA were 2.5 times more possible to be the driver in accidents than others. But the good news is that the same study also found that CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) reduces 70% of the accident rates if the patient uses CPAP 4 hrs regularly every night.