Five Symptoms that Indicate the need to Consult a Sleep Apnea Centerby Jack K. Digital Marketing
Have you ever tried holding your breath till the moment it is difficult for you to breathe? What if this continues during your sleep? Horrifying right?
What is Apnea?
In apnea, there is a stoppage in breathing for 10 seconds or more. One does not experience movement in the lungs, and the airways get blocked. There is no gas exchange between the body and the environment. Sleep apnea center help in curing it. So, consult them if you have difficulties in sleeping.
- Obesity (Adults)
- Tonsils (kids)
- Adenoids (kids)
- Dental issues like an overbite (kids)
- Smoking, Alcohol, and drug-use
- Increased hormones (acromegaly)
- Family history (25%-40%)
- Any other sleep disorders
- Medical condition
- Mental health disorder
What if it is not cured?
- Premature death
- Cardio-vascular disease
Top five Symptoms:
● Loud or frequent snoring
● Silent pauses in breathing
● Daytime sleepiness or fatigue
● Morning headaches
Other symptoms include:
● Choking or gasping sounds
● Unrefreshing sleep
● Frequently waking during the night to go to the bathroom
● Difficulty in concentrating
● Memory loss
● Decreased sexual desire
Do a self-test and ask yourself if you are experiencing any issues. You can keep a sleep diary for two weeks and check if you are having any of these symptoms.
This requires you to stay overnight at a sleep center, in a bed. You will sleep with sensors attached to various parts of your body. These sensors will record your brain waves, heartbeat, breathing and movement.
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