Sleep Apnea Information

中卓醫務-香港疾病資訊
Disease Information

Disease Information

Breathing is vital for survival, and the respiratory system supplies oxygen to the body, as well as taking away carbon dioxide. Respiratory specialists are responsible for diagnosis and treatment of various respiratory and pulmonary diseases.

Sleep apnea

What is sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder, with which patients suffer from multiple pauses in breathing and suffocation during sleep. It can be divided into obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and complex sleep apnea.

Impact on patients

Hypertension, heart failure, coronary heart disease, lung function impairment, stroke, death, etc.

Diagnosis methods

Clinical diagnosis, sleep test, polysomnogram test, etc.

Treatment methods

Continuous positive airway pressure machine, surgery, etc.

Healthy lifestyle also helps to improve the condition. The professional team of HKMC sets up customized treatment plans from different aspects according to patients' needs.