Why my breathing stops while I sleep

Elgzirey, Salsabeel (2022-08-16)


obstructive sleep apnea is a problem in which breathing pauses during sleep , This occurs because of narrowed or blocked airways in this case may result from tonsillitis, and can continue to 10 seconds or longer causing low levels of oxygen in the blood, this condition occurs in children and obese. There are 2 types of sleep apnea: central and obstructive. 1.central: it happen because the brain doesn’t signal respiratory muscles in the right way due to problem in respiratory control center, which causes stop breathing to a period of time or to breathe so lightly 2.Obstructive: in children may be caused by (Aden tonsillitis), while in adult caused as a result of obesity or over weight. The tonsils (palatine tonsils) are a pair of soft tissue masses located at the end of the throat (pharynx), The tonsils are part of the lymphatic system, which helps to fight infections.