One in three Singaporeans suffers from moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and 90% of them don't know they have it.
Loud, deafening snores that give your spouse sleepless nights is actually a sign that you may have sleep apnea! This disorder causes you to stop breathing repeatedly in your sleep because of a complete or partial block in your airway.
DoctorxDentist invited Dr Lynne Lim, an ENT specialist with more than 20 years of experience under her belt to host a DoctorxDentist Session on sleep apnea. She answers many reader questions on sleep apnea.
Here's what she had to say.