Feeling tired? It may be that you’ve had a restless night’s sleep, too much stress or it could potentially be sleep apnea. This serious sleep disorder affects how you breathe during sleep. There are two different types of sleep apnea in Palm Harbor, FL; obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is usually the result of a blockage in the airway. Central sleep apnea results when the brain doesn’t receive signals to breathe during sleep. Both types of sleep apnea are serious conditions and can be properly treated by Drs. Knellinger, Verkler and Bou-Sliman at Knellinger Dental Excellence. Diagnosing Sleep Apnea It’s imperative to see a licensed medical sleep professional to properly diagnose sleep apnea, but there are some signs and symptoms you might want to be aware of. These include: Frequent snoring at night with pauses or breaks This is likely to be sleep apnea if the pauses or breaks are accompanied by choking or gasping. Extreme dayt ...