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Sleep apnea causes you to repeatedly wake up(or change the sleep stages throughout the night, as you involuntarily stop breathing(or having flow limitation), many times every night

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This results in a number of serious symptoms and side effects, including:

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Waking with a dry mouth or sore throat
  • Morning headaches
  • Loud snoring and choking noises
  • Waking up gasping for air
  • Lack of energy
  • Drowsiness while driving
  • Difficulty paying attention
  • Memory loss
  • Irritability and personality changes

Over 10% of population currently have sleep apnea, but 80% of these people don’t know they have it

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Left untreated, sleep apnea increases the risk for many serious medical conditions, such as:

heart
High blood pressure
Heart attack
Stroke

brain

Memory loss
Cognitive decline
Mood disorders, like depression

However, once diagnosed, sleep apnea can be successfully treated. Treatment can restore normal breathing during sleep, reduce stress on your heart, relieve symptoms, and improve quality of life.