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Understanding Sleep Apnea
Nearly 1 in 10 Americans suffer from Sleep Apnea.
Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts while the patient is sleeping. Those who suffer from Sleep Apnea may snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night’s sleep.
Beyond poor quality of sleep, other health complications including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and depression are also common consequences of undiagnosed and untreated Sleep Apnea.
Indicators of Sleep Apnea
If someone is showing these common signs of Sleep Apnea it is incredibly important to get properly tested and treated.
- Loud / Disruptive Snoring
- Witnessed Apnea by Another Person (Ceasing to Breathe)
- Excessive Daytime Fatigue (Hypersomnia)
- Restless Sleep
- Gasping for Air During Sleep
- Morning Dry Mouth
- Morning Headaches
- Difficulty Staying Asleep / Fragmented Sleep (Insomnia)
- High Blood Pressure
- Body Mass Index Greater than 35
- Neck Circumference Greater than 40cm (15.75in)
- Male Over 40 Years of Age
- Uncontrolled Diabetes
- Drowsiness while Driving