Sleep Disordered Breathing Did you know that you spend one-third of your life asleep? Yes, it's true, which means the quality of your sleep has a very real impact on the quality of your life. What is Sleep Disordered Breathing? What causes snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Apnea is Greek for "without breath," where the tongue is completely sucked against the back of the throat and blocks breathing.
Snoring is caused by a narrowing of the upper airway during sleep. This can