Learn more about sleep apnea, snoring, sleep disorders, headaches, TMJ and TMD.
Are you suffering from sleep apnea? I know it is hard to find a cure for sleep apnea because I've experienced it. I had suffered sleep apnea for such a long time for about 2 years. Day by day, it progresses to a more difficult situation. I can't breathe properly and my sleep was disrupted.
Insomnia is the inability to maintain or initiate sleep and can be attributed to not enough sleep or sleep that is of poor quality with constant interruptions – for instance someone who snores or has sleep apnea. Up to 50% of the population suffers from insomnia at some time or another, however about 10% are plagued with this malady most of the time making it a chronic problem for them.
A tonsillectomy is a surgery to remove the tonsils. This surgery is often performed if your tonsils are enlarged and are blocking the airways during sleep. It is more often used to treat obstructive sleep apnea in children but it is almost never performed on adults especially if it is just to treat snoring.