Sleep Apnea Syndrome


Sleep apnea syndrome is termed as regular episodes of hypopnea and apnea. Due to modern technology and fast pace of life almost 50 percent of population face problems related to sleep apnea. In this article we will cover some tips as to how we should get rid of symptoms pertaining to sleep apnea and get a sound sleep in order to maintain a good and balanced health.


Sleep apnea is classified into two categories such as:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

This is mostly seen when air flow is obstructed to pass in lungs due to relaxation of throat muscles.

  • Central sleep apnea

Improper co ordination of brain signals to the muscles that controls breathing causes Central sleep apnea.

  • Complex sleep apnea

Patients who receive therapy for OSA often experience with complex sleep apnea.


  • Narrow throat
  • Old age
  • Stroke
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Heart disorders.
  • Nasal defect or deviated nasal septum
  • Family history of sleep apnea
  • Thick neck deformity


  • Loud continuous snoring
  • Gasping for air in sleep
  • Morning headache
  • Insomnia
  • Dry mouth
  • Lack of concentration


  • Lifestyle modifications
  • Maintain weight
  • Proper airway management
  • Physical exercise.
  • Avoid stress .
  • Usage of assistance device at night
  • Quit smoking


  • Depends on evaluation of various tests such as blood oxygen level, heart rate, breathing patterns
  • Nocturnal polysomnography

Brain, lung and breathing activity is monitored with equipment.


  • Heart failure
  • Premature death
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac arrest


  • Continuous positive airway pressure
  • Oral devices which maintains throat to remain open
  • Implants
  • Nerve stimulation
  • Supplementary oxygen

Homeopathic Management

  1. Lachesis

One of the best medicine recommended by physicians for treating sleep apnea. Patients who suffer from relaxation of throat muscles are cured with this remedy .

  1. Arsenic Album

Usually calls for this remedy when there is difficulty in breathing. This remedy also helps in reducing breaks during sleep .indicated in both males and females at middle age .

  1. Ammonium Carbonicum

Patients who often complain of upper respiratory tract infection are cured by this remedy. The nose is often blocked causing unable to breathe .

  1. Grindelia Robusta

Best homeopathic medicine for obstructive sleep apnea with smothering when in deep sleep. Patients often have loud snoring with dryness of mouth.

  1. Opium

Patients who often complain of sleepiness due to anxiety, fear or mental tension often calls for this remedy. Excessive sleepiness causes obstructive sleep apnea.

Homeo Care Clinic

Dr Vaseem Choudhary along with his team has treated many patients successfully of Sleep Apnea so if you are seeking for your cure please visit our center for further assistance.