Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. You may have sleep apnea if you snore loudly, and you feel tired even after a full night's sleep.
Shaquille O'Neal discusses being diagnosed with sleep apnea with
Harvard Medical School
Just as for many of you, Shaq was diagnosed after a night of study in the sleep lab, and was told to wear a mask at night that keeps airways unobstructed so that he can get full nights of quality sleep.
What is Sleep Apnea?
A quick video by Seeker Daily that explains Sleep Apnea and the benefits of using a CPAP machine.