13 Sleep Apnea Symptoms: How Many Do You Have?
If you have sleep apnea you are: 3x more likely to have heart disease, 6x more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident, and 4x more at risk of dying from a stroke. Oh there’s more… Sleep apnea is attributable to a number of health conditions including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure (hypertension), stroke, depression, diabetes, and sexual dysfunction. Furthermore, sleep apnea spares no one – anyone can have sleep apnea, regardless of gender, age, or body type. Adults, children, male, female, large, or small – you may be experiencing sleep apnea symptoms and be at risk for sleep apnea.
Daytime Sleepiness or Lack of Energy (Hypersomnia)
Waking up with a Dry Mouth or Sore Throat
Waking Up Frequently to Urinate (Nocturia)
Difficulty Staying Asleep (Insomnia)
Sleepiness While Driving
Forgetfulness, Irritable, and a Decreased Sex Drive
Choking or Gasping While You Sleep
“Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea and as many of 90% of individuals with sleep apnea have never been diagnosed.”
— American Association of Sleep Apnea