Obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep-associated respiratory disorder. It occurs due to the intermittent relaxation of the throat muscles that block the airway during sleep. Sleep apnea symptoms include loud snoring, morning headaches, high blood pressure, excessive daytime sleepiness, low libido, and poor concentration."Head & Neck"
The advantages of snoreplasty over other snoring procedures include low cost, reduced complications, lower post-treatment pain levels, and faster recovery.
The complications of obstructive sleep apnea are cardiovascular disease, daytime sleepiness, fatigue, eye problems, and disruption in relationships due to snoring.