SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF SLEEP APNEA
Dream Dental in South Bay, California
Sleep apnea is a medical condition that affects more than 18 million people in the United States. Research suggests that many sleep apnea patients are undiagnosed, even though this condition can lead to serious health risks such as chronic fatigue, drowsiness, high blood pressure, and increased risk of stroke. Long-term sleep apnea can lead to diabetes, heart diseases, Alzheimer’s Disease, and even death.
What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea is characterized by a variety of symptoms. Many of these symptoms may not seem severe, which is why some people who suffer from this condition do not seek medical help. Our South Bay sleep apnea experts can help determine if you or your loved one suffer from this condition. The common symptoms of sleep apnea include:
- Loud, persistent snoring
- Dry throat or sore throat
- Headaches in the morning
- Drowsiness and fatigue
- Insomnia or restless sleep
- Gasping or choking while asleep
- Lack of focus
- High blood pressure
If you suffer from these symptoms, call (310) 539-2624 and speak to a South Bay sleep apnea expert at Dream Dental today.