Cause of Bappi Lahiri Death: What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Bappi Lahiri Death: Bappi Lahiri dies of obstructive sleep apnea. What is it actually? 

There are several types of sleep apnea, but the most common is obstructive sleep apnea, which is fatal and can lead to death if people get attacked by this disease, and their normal breathing is interrupted for 30 seconds. 


Composer and singer Bappi Lahiri died of obstructive sleep apnea at midnight on Tuesday (15th February 2022). Do people want to know what is obstructive sleep apnea is? How fatal is it?

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a sleep-related respiratory disorder. With this disease, breathing becomes irregular during sleep, which means the patient gets a cardiac arrest, heart attack, or dies due to lack of oxygen supply.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Not only that, breathing sometimes starts and sometimes stops abruptly. There are several types of sleep apnea, but the most common is obstructed sleep apnea.

The neck muscles of the affected person become more relaxed than usual. This muscle holds parts of the oral cavity, the palate, the tongue, and the tonsils. As a result of this muscle relaxation, the airway becomes blocked, and sudden breathing problems occur during sleep. 

Symtomps of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)

A notable symptom of this disease is snoring. In addition, symptoms like shortness of breath during sleep, sudden sleep deprivation, and dry mouth are also seen in this disease.

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According to experts, if this condition lasts for more than 10 seconds, the amount of oxygen the body needs can be significantly reduced, potentially fatal. 

Which Type People can gets Problems on OSA?

Excess weight, old age, high blood pressure, diabetes, and respiratory problems increase the risk of this disease a lot. According to a study, people with obstructive sleep apnea are almost twice as likely to die in their sleep as the general population. Experts say that this disease also increases the risk of a heart attack during sleep.

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