Upper airway resistance syndrome
Upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) is a sleep disorder caused by a breathing problem. A person who has UARS may snore and may be awakened from sleep by resistance in the airway.
Symptoms include feeling very tired or sleepy during the day.
Treatment for UARS may include continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).
Current as of: November 7, 2022
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Hasmeena Kathuria MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine & Lesley Ryan MD - Family Medicine