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Is mixed sleep apnea a sleep disorder?

Mixed sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that has elements of both obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. Most people with sleep apnea have this type. It causes interrupted sleep and can be dangerous. Generally, doctors will treat mixed sleep apnea as they would a case of obstructive sleep apnea. Treatment often involves the use of CPAP therapy.

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