Published on Feb 26, 2013
http://www.SleepMD4U.com -- With this video, Dr. Popper begins a series designed to answer the most frequently asked questions regarding all topics related to sleep disorders. If this video doesn't answer your particular question, subscribe to our channel to be alerted when a new FAQ video is posted by Dr. Popper.
What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep Apnea is a disorder manifested by snoring and holding of the breath. Patients are often unaware of the breath hold. They often will awaken with a snort, a gasp, or a grunt or choking sensation. They still may not be aware of this and these may only be brought to their attention by a bed mate or spouse.
I'm Dr. Ronald Popper, medical director of the Southern California Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California. To view more videos that help to address all of your questions about sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, please visit our website at SleepMD4U.com.
Thank you for watching and always remember, sleep well tonight for a better day tomorrow.
Dr. Ronald A. Popper is a Board Certified sleep specialist and the Medical Director of the Southern California Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California, a four bed, state of the art, fully accredited sleep disorders center located at 2230 Lynn Road, Suite 101 in Thousand Oaks.
Southern California Pulmonary serves the Greater Los Angeles area, including the communities of Westlake Village, Malibu, Agoura, Camarillo, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, and surrounding areas.
You may always reach Dr. Popper at (805) 557-9930 with any questions you have regarding diagnosis and treatment of all sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea, restless limb syndrome, insomnia, and others. You are encouraged to visit his website for more information on sleep disorders:
Southern California Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Medical Center
2230 Lynn Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-1917
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