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Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Breathing-related sleep disorders are a major cause of health, safety, and quality of life problems in our country. 

Snoring and sleep apnea can cause:
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Daytime drowsiness
  • Lead to serious medical complications
  • Ompaired driving
  • High blood pressure
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Major loss of work-related productivity
  • Strokes 
  • Learning and behavioral difficulties in children.
  • Symptoms:
  • High blood pressure 
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Memory problems
  • Weight gain
  • Headaches
  • Impotency
  • Untreated sleep apnea may be responsible for job impairment and motor vehicle crashes. Fortunately, sleep apnea can be diagnosed and treated. Several treatment options exist, and research into additional options continues.

    SleepAware Test - Test your risk for Sleep Apnea and other Sleep related illnesses.


     

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