Learn how snoring disorders can effect cognition in your children on this Moment of Science.
First, sleep apnea is a disorder in which air is obstructed to some degree from entering a person’s body while he or she sleeps. Usually, this is because the tongue or other muscles relax and block the air passage.
Some research has shown that people snore less in space. Today on A Moment of Science, we’re going to discuss what ramifications this has for us down-to-earth snorers. Scientists recently monitored the sleep of five astronauts on the International Space Station, and discovered that weightlessness actually improves sleep. One common sleeping disorder, known as sleep [...]