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Sleep Apnea Symptoms

 

Most people are reluctant to admit they have a problem, however following treatment patients notice immediate and significant improvements in their quality of life.

By allowing yourself to breathe properly during the night and have a proper night sleep (something you may not have experienced for a long time) you are giving yourself the opportunity to wake feeling more refreshed and energetic. You will also alleviate symptoms that may have been negatively affecting your relationships.

 

Signs

These are some of the signs you may be suffering aleep apnoea:

  • Snoring
  • Witnessed apnoeas
  • Waking gasping for air
  • Obesity
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Gastric reflux
  • Frequent desire to pass urine during the night

If you are experiencing any of these signs take our Sleep Quiz now

Symptoms

People suffering sleep apnoea typically experience the following symptoms:

  • Waking unrefreshed
  • Lethargy and lack of energy during the day
  • Daytime drowsiness
  • Desire/need for an afternoon nap
  • Tired driving
  • Migraine/headache
  • Depressed mood

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms take our Sleep Quiz now.

Co-morbidities

In medicine, co-morbidity describes the effect of all other diseases an individual patient might have other than the primary disease of interest. Successful treatment of sleep apnoea may decrease the risk of co-morbidities such as:

  • Type II diabetes
  • Increased risk of stroke
  • Hypertension
  • Cardio-vascular disease
  • Depression
  • Obesity