MAJOR SYMPTOMS OF SLEEP APNEA

SLEEP APNEA SYMPTOMS

LOUD PERSISTENT SNORING

Loud snoring is often followed by periods of silence when the airway is completely obstructed.

UNEXPLAINED OR EXCESSIVE DAYTIME SLEEPINESS

People with sleep apnea are prone to dozing off while at work, watching TV, driving or even during conversations.

POOR SLEEP

Since the brain repeatedly jolts the body to wake up and resume breathing, sleep quality is disturbed throughout the night.

WITNESSED APNEAS

Bed partners of sleep apnea sufferers may see or hear pauses in breathing followed by choking and gasping sounds.

OTHER NIGHTTIME SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE:

  1. Excessive legs and arms movement
  2. Frequent urination (nocturia)
  3. Excessive sweating


OTHER DAYTIME SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE:

  1. Waking up with Heartburn
  2. Waking up with dry mouth or sore throat
  3. Waking up with a headache or migraine
  4. Waking up tired and groggy
  5. Forgetfulness and memory loss
  6. Difficulty concentrating and completing tasks