WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF SLEEP APNEA DISORDER

Basically sleep apnea is the serious sleep disorder in which patient feels difficulty in breathing during sleep. These patients are deprived of sleep and cannot be able to experience deep sleep. Sleep apnea doctors in Los Angeles are prescribed different therapies to the patient of these kinds of sleep disorder.

 

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PULMONOLOGIST:

 A pulmonologist is also known as sleep apnea doctor who specializes in the lungs and respiratory system. 

Respiratory conditions or diseases like asthma and emphysema can cause sleep apnea disorder in which person feels great difficulty in sleeping. Prolong sleep apnea disorder can lead to insomnia. We can say that if a patient would not consult to a sleep apnea doctor for long time, the chance of insomnia might be increases.  

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST:

Otolaryngologist also can be sleep apnea doctor because they treat issues related to ear, nose and throat.  People may refer to them as ENTs.

They are treated sign and symptoms like:

  • Obstructed or blocked nasal airways
  • Deformities of the nose and septum
  • A long, soft palate or uvula
  • Excessive throat tissues such as tonsils
  • An upper respiratory infection
  • Environmental allergens

NEUROLOGIST:

Neurologist can also be work as sleep apnea doctor who treat disorders of the brain and nervous system. These doctors treated symptoms like:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Stroke
  • Other degenerative disease of brain.

PSYCHIATRIST: 

These are considered to be as sleep apnea doctors who treat the sign and symptoms of day time fatigue, low energy level and poor concentration. 

DENTIST:

A dentist may notice risk factors for sleep apnea, such as small airways or other anatomical differences, during a dental examination. That is the reason because dentist can treat risk factor of sleep apnea disorder.

TYPES OF SLEEP APNEA DISORDER:

There are three main types of sleep apnea which are listed below:

OBTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA: It is most common form occurs when throat muscles relax.

CENTRAL SLEEP APNEA: It is condition when brain does not send proper signals to muscles that control breathing.

COMPLEX SLEEP APNEA SYNDRME: It is also known as treatment-emergent central sleep apnea, which occurs when someone has both obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea.

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