The severity of sleep apnea is determined by the number of times you either stop breathing or have restricted breathing during a sleep study. That becomes either your AHI/hr. Score or your RDI score.
If your airway is either restricted or becomes totally closed 6 to 15 times per hour, then you would be diagnosed with mild sleep apnea; 16 to 29 times per hour and you would be classified as having moderate sleep apnea; severe […]
That’s how Boston Red Sox player, Mike Napoli, describes the surgery he went through to cure his obstructive sleep apnea.
Napoli spent two days in an intensive care unit. The pain lingered for roughly 10 days. Activity was minimal and discomfort reigned supreme in what Napoli described as a “brutal” process. “It was probably one of the worst things I’ve ever done, to tell you the truth,” Napoli said.
I bring this to your attention because many […]