any information on sleep apnea?

Question by Nicole M: any information on sleep apnea?
so my dad has severe sleep apnea. its mixed apnea (obstructive and central) and he has episodes 70 times a night. he uses a machine (CPAP or BiPAP) to breathe.

what does this mean? will he be okay? is his life in danger?

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Answer by Liz L
With sleep apnea you stop breathing and your heart beat can become irregular. The machine keeps him stable and everything ok.

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can anyone help me find information about Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associates with Neuropsychological

Question by angelbaby8087: can anyone help me find information about Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associates with Neuropsychological
I need to find out information about Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associates with Neuropsychological Deficits and Neuronal Brain Injury for my Health class, can anyone help me?

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Answer by Bonny K
Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

http://www.entnet.org/KidsENT/apnea.cfm

For really (really) indepth information, check here:

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1551912

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