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Blocked or narrowed airways in your nose, mouth, or throat can cause
sleep apnea. Your airway can become blocked when your throat muscles and tongue
relax during sleep.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHasmeena Kathuria, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Current as ofMarch 25, 2017
Current as of:
March 25, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Hasmeena Kathuria, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
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