Don't lose good days to bad nights

Are you experiencing the symptoms of sleep apnea?

 

What are the risks of untreated sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea can have serious short and long term health risks if left untreated, including:

 

  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Heart disease/heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Driving and work-related accidents

800k U.S. drivers

 

800,000 U.S. drivers were involved in sleep apnea related traffic accidents in the year 2000.


Sassani et al, Reducing motor-vehicle collisions, costs, and fatalities by treating obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, Sleep; 2004 May 1;27(3):453-8

 

3 times greater risk of stroke among patients with moderate sleep apnea when left untreated.


Goldstein et al, Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke. A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke, Stroke, Dec 5, 2010.