Obstructive Sleep Apnea


Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing is interrupted during sleep by an obstructed airway. This results in much lower quality sleep which can cause a variety of other symptoms such as excessive daytime sleepiness, irritability, and difficulty paying attention.

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How cannabis may help with obstructive sleep apnea:

  • Preliminary studies have shown that medical cannabis can possibly increase muscle tone in the airway, resulting in less interruptions of sleep and higher quality of life for patients with obstructive sleep apnea.