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About Sleep Apnea

75% of Sleep-Disorder Breathing (SDB) cases go undiagnosed


SDB covers a number of nocturnal breathing disorders and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common. OSA is the partial or complete collapse of the upper airway caused by the relaxation of muscles controlling the soft palate and tongue.

If you stop breathing for 10 or more seconds during sleep, you may have sleep apnea.

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Night-time symptoms of sleep apnea include:

Loud <br/>Snoring

Loud
Snoring

Broken <br/>Sleep

Broken
Sleep

Gasping

Gasping

 

Daytime symptoms of sleep apnea include:

Morning Headache

Morning Headache

Fatigue

Fatigue

Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness

 

It’s important to recognize all the symptoms of sleep apnea because left untreated, it can lead to high blood pressure, heart failure, diabetes, depression, and stroke.

65% of stroke patients have Sleep-Disorder Breathing

The numbers are alarming. In fact, moderate to severe sleep apnea triples the risk of stroke in men. 43% of patients with mild OSA and 69% of patients with severe OSA have hypertension. And those with moderate to severe sleep apnea are 15 times more likely to be involved in a traffic accident.

73% of people treated for sleep apnea see their sleepiness scores return to normal

Getting tested for sleep apnea can dramatically change your quality of life.

See if you or someone you love has sleep apnea and be on your way to better sleep for better health.