accessibility ACCESSIBILITY

Consequences and Risks

Conseqences

Behaviorally Medically
  • Tiredness
  • Fatigue
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Memory and Judgment Problems
  • Irritability and Depression
  • Difficulty Cncentrating
  • Personality Changes
  • Decreased Sex Drive
  • Morning Headaches
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Heartburn or GERD
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

Who Is At Risk?

Signs and Symptoms

  • Chronic Loud Snoring
  • Gasping or Choking Episodes during sleep
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Auto or Work related injuries due to fatigue
  • Obesity, especially neck size >17 in men and >16 in women
  • High Blood Pressure (or on meds for)
  • Narrowing of Nasal or Throat Passages
  • Enlarged Tongue (scalloped)
  • High Palate or Malocclusion
  • Depression
  • Enlarged Tonsils or Adenoids
  • CHILDREN as well as adults!

Any 2 or more of these is usually an indication for having a sleep study done





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