Sleep apnea is serious condition that disrupts sleeping process. This disorder is characterized by repeatedly breathing pauses during the night, which can last from a few seconds to minutes. This condition causes excessive sleepiness and tiredness, because of the lack of oxygen in your brain and rest of your body.
There are 2 forms off sleep apnea:
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): The most common one, caused by a blockage of the airway (usually when the soft tissue in the back of the throat collapses in the middle of sleeping)
Central sleep apnea (CSA): Unlike the first one, the airway is free but the brain fails to signal the muscles to breathe (as a result of instability in the respiratory control center).
What Are The Chances To Have This Disorder?
Anyone can be affected by this condition, regardless of the age and gender. Some of the risk factors for sleep apnea include:
- Being overweight
- Being over age 40
- Being male
- Having a large neck size (17 inches or greater in men and 16 inches or greater in women)
- Having large tonsils, a large tongue, or a small jaw bone
- Someone else from your family tree with sleep apnea
- Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
- Nasal obstruction due to a deviated septum, sinus problems or allergies
There are many simple and natural solutions that will deal with this sleeping problem. These plants are “must-have” when it comes to calm and relaxing atmosphere during night-time:
This plant has the ability to release oxygen during the night (even more than during the day). It results with improved breathing and better sleep.
Alternative medicine using the great benefits of lavender for centuries. Lavender reliving anxiety and reducing stress. It slows your heart rate and provides calm atmosphere in your area.
This is one of the easiest plants to grow but very beneficial because of its ability to improve the air quality. It releases oxygen and effectively absorbs the toxins from the air. With this plant you will reduce airborne mold by 94%.
With a ton of great benefits, this plant takes special place in the alternative medicine. It produces large amounts of oxygen and helps people dial with insomnia.