What Is Sleep Apnea?

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Hi, I'm Dr. Michael Breus, the sleep doctor. Sleep apnea is a serious situation where the body stops breathing while sleeping, you can stop for ten seconds or more and it usually has to happen at least more than five times per hour. Sleep Apnea can result to anything from high blood pressure, stroke even death, so if you've noticed sleep apnea or your bed partner has no to Sleep Apnea, its time to talk to your doctor.