Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Take a short quiz to find out:

80% of Americans with sleep apnea don’t know that they have it.

Do You Snore or Often Feel Exhausted?

You could have Sleep Apnea.

According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, sleep apnea affects more than 30,000,000 Americans … but 80% of them don’t know it! Sleep apnea is a condition where, multiple times a night, you actually stop breathing! This deprives the brain of vital oxygen, causing severe negative effects throughout the entire body.

How can we help you with sleep problems?

CONSEQUENCES of Untreated Sleep Apnea include:

High blood pressure

(especially high blood pressure that is not responsive to medical treatment)

Congestive heart failure
and heart disease

Stroke

Development of
Type 2 Diabetes

Depression

When your brain is not getting enough oxygen, it becomes inflamed creating a “wild fire” in the brain. Depression is an extremely common symptom of that inflammation.

Decreased life span

(by as much as 10 years!)

Who’s At RISK?

  • Men (especially men over 40)
  • Women (over 50)
  • Smokers
  • Anyone with a family history of the condition
  • Overweight individuals (especially if your neck size is larger than 17 inches for men or 16 inches for women)

How Can I Find Out if I Have SLEEP APNEA?

If you find yourself exhausted during the day, there is a simple questionnaire that you can fill out in under 5 minutes. It’s called the Epworth Sleepiness Scale.

Take the first step in diagnosing Sleep Apnea

Download the Epworth Scale now (then discuss the results with your physician).

Learn About WatchPAT-ONE, a convenient diagnostic tool for identifying Sleep Apnea.

There are a wide variety of sleep disorders and a correct diagnosis is the first step in managing and treating your condition. To help us detect sleep apnea as well as providing markers for quality of sleep, we prescribe our patients WatchPAT ONE a recyclable Home Sleep Apnea Test (HSAT) that utilizes Bluetooth technology.