Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disruption that stops people from breathing at night and thus prevents a restful night of sleep. It is a condition much more serious than chronic fatigue and daytime sleepiness--sleep apnea can actually kill.
How many of you are aware of what you do when you sleep? Do your partners tell you that you snore or stop breathing? Snoring and sleep apnea are types of sleep disturbances that prevent a sufficient amount of oxygen to the brain and can result in chronic fatigue, depression, irritability, and daytime sleepiness.
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Like many couples, we learned early that the bed was ruining our marriage. I'm a light sleeper that awakens to the sound of someone else worrying while he can sleep through an earthquake. So we started sleeping apart. When I tell people about our arrangement, I know what goes through their minds and the answer is yes, the elephant in the room is still having sex.
By Eric Metcalf, Everyday Health Snoring isn't fun for anyone — the rhythmic racket can keep bedmates, and even housemates, from enjoying a good night's sleep. Besides being a nuisance, snoring may b...