Can Sleep Apnea Kill? This 3 Minute Challenge Will Leave You Breathless
Sleep apnea sucks. You literally stop breathing while sleeping. And yet an estimated 80% of moderate to severe cases remain undiagnosed. Maybe that’s because its most alarming symptom happens while you’re asleep.
This 3 Minute Challenge Will Leave You Breathless
We’ve designed the Sleep Apnea Challenge to simulate the feeling of sleep apnea while fully awake. Give us 3 minutes and we’ll show you just how serious obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be. The rules are simple: Try to keep up with each gif for only 1 minute.
Sounds easy? Let’s start off with mild sleep apnea…
How did you feel after trying it for just 1 minute? Imagine if you spent your whole night that way. A pause in breathing is considered an apnea when it lasts 10 seconds or more, and those with mild OSA will have five to 14 of these events per hour.