The first step in treating sleep apnea is recognizing and diagnosing the disease.  If you suspect you or someone you know might have sleep apnea, take our online questionnaireto determine if you might be a candidate for an at home sleep study, or talk to your health care provider without delay.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
    • Fatigue
    • Drowsiness at inappropriate times (e.g. while at work, reading, driving, etc)
  • Observed Apneas
    • Witnessed breathing pauses
    • Gasping, choking during sleep
  • Morning headaches
  • Frequent need to go to the bathroom at night
  • Irritability
  • Mood swings and/or depression
  • Poor  job or school performance
  • Inability to concentrate on driving  or work tasks
  • Learning and/or memory difficulties
  • Sexual dysfunction

Contributing Indicators

  • Obesity (BMI greater than 30) check your Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Large neck (greater than 17 inches men, >16 inches women)
  • Over 40 years old
  • Small jaw
  • Upper airway abnormalities
  • Family history of OSA

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