Are you experiencing any of these sleep disorder symptoms?
- Tired and overweight
- Difficulty falling asleep
- Restlessness during night
- Daytime fatigue
- Difficulty in concentrating on work
- Excessive or loud snoring
Sleep apnea is more common than you would imagine and has the potential to be life threatening if left untreated. The consequences of sleep apnea range from annoying to life threatening. They include falling asleep while at work or driving, depression, hypertension, obesity, irritability, sexual dysfunction, heart failure, stroke, learning and memory difficulties.
There are various methods and equipment available to treat sleep apnea. Treatment varies from person to person based on diagnostic results, physical examination and medical history. Medications have not proven to be useful for treating sleep apnea.