Snoring is a common problem in a lot of people. When air can’t move freely around the nose and throat, the surrounding tissues vibrate and produce the distinctive snoring sound.

 However, snoring is not always as harmless as it seems, since it can also be an indicator of Obstructive Sleep Apnea!

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea is a potentially fatal disorder. There are two types of Sleep Apnea: Central Sleep Apnea, which is a neurological disorder in which your brain doesn’t send proper signals to the muscles that control your breathing when you’re asleep, or the more common Obstructive Sleep Apnea, where your throat muscles relax and block your windpipe, causing you to snore.

However, snoring is the only the tip of the iceberg, as it is the most noticeable symptom. Your throat muscles blocking your windpipe can cause suffocation. It can also cause you to have sleep that does not refresh you, making you feel tired and lethargic when you wake up and throughout the day as well.

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The only reliable diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea is to monitor your sleep in a sleep clinic, with instruments measuring your vitals and breathing patterns. However, a few symptoms can manifest which can be potential indicators of the disorder.

 These symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea are broken down into day time and night time symptoms. 

 Day Time Symptoms

  1. Excessive daytime sleepiness
  2. Lack of concentration
  3. Loss of memory
  4. Irritability and mood swings
  5. Morning headache 

Night Time Symptoms

  1. Excessive snoring
  2. Apneic spells where you wake up abruptly
  3. Unrefreshing sleep
  4. Excessive urination at night

Do these symptoms sound familiar? Contact a Professional Sleep Care Consultation immediately!

Our sleep care experts at Swacon International hospital can provide you with proper consultation on sleep related illnesses, and can help you if you are suffering from the above mentioned complications due to Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

 Find out more about how we can help you get better sleep at night.

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