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Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of the disorder, occurs when the soft tissues at the back of the throat collapse and block the airway during sleep, according to WebMD. The second form, central sleep apnea, ...

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One fact about baboons is that they are one of the largest species of monkeys. Males can weigh as much as 82 pounds, and females are about half the size of males. Unlike other monkeys, baboons do not have tails that grip...

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Ferrets are small domesticated animals related to weasels, otters, minks, badgers and wolverines. Their closest wild relative is the European polecat. People first domesticated ferrets about 2,000 years ago for controlli...

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Mayo Clinic explains snoring occurs when tissues in the throat relax enough to partially block the airway and cause vibrations. When a human sleeps, muscles in the soft palate, tongue and throat naturally relax. Air thro...

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Natural treatments for sleep apnea include losing weight, exercising, avoiding alcohol and medications that relax the muscles of the throat, avoiding sleeping on the back, and using a saline mist to keep the nasal passag...

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Severe sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder characterized by an inability to breathe normally during sleep, according to WebMD. Sleep apnea can stop breathing repeatedly during sleep, meaning the brain and the body do...

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Relaxed muscles in the throat restricting the airway cause snoring, and treatments involve lifestyle changes, such as losing weight, according to WebMD. If snoring does not improve after implementing lifestyle changes, a...

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