Did You Know 80% of Sleep Apnea Cases Go Undiagnosed?
More than 18 million Americans have sleep apnea, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
What is sleep apnea?
People who suffer from sleep apnea repeatedly stop breathing during sleep, then often gasp for air. Sleep deprivation can cause a number of short- and long-term medical issues, so it’s important to recognize symptoms and seek appropriate treatment.
Are you at risk?
Sleep apnea can strike either gender at any age, although risk is higher if you are:
- Age 40 or older
Check out the factoid below for common symptoms and treatment options for sleep apnea.