How do I know I’m at risk for Sleep Apnea?
Many of our patients are exhibiting a vast array of symptoms that lead them to us.
However, that isn’t the case for all of our patients.
Sometimes, snoring is the only symptom a patient has that may indicate there is a problem. Below are the most common symptoms a patient can experience, leading them to think they are at risk for Sleep Apnea. Most patients have 1-2 symptoms and some of our more severe patients experience many of them.
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Inability to lose weight
- Fatigue & low energy
- Memory or concentration issues
- Getting up to use the restroom at night
- Waking up with dry mouth
- Waking up with headaches
- Snorting or gasping during sleep
- Mood disturbances including anxiety and depression
- ED or loss of libido
- Acid reflux or GERD
- Type II Diabetes
Sleep apnea is extremely common! Approximately 26% of adults aged 30-70 years have Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
If you have any questions please contact our office. We are here for our patients and strive to provide education first and foremost so that we can help fight this devastating disease.