Breathing that slows down or stops from any cause is called apnea.
Respiration slowed or stopped; Not breathing; Respiratory arrest; Apnea
Apnea can come and go and be temporary. This can occur with obstructive sleep apnea, for example.
Prolonged apnea means a person has stopped breathing. If the heart is still active, the condition is known as respiratory arrest. This is a life-threatening...Read more
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