• 09 APR 13

    Common Symptoms of OSA?

    OSA can occur in men, women and children of all ages and sizes. Most people who have OSA do not realize they suffer from the condition. Often, it is someone else who witnesses the first signs of OSA. If you or someone you know snores regularly and has one or more of the following symptoms, it may be OSA. Consider all of the following that apply, and share this list with your doctor.

    Key signs and common symptoms of OSA include:
    • Excessive daytime sleepiness
    • Loud or disruptive snoring
    • Gasping or choking during sleep

    Other common symptoms include:
    • Grogginess and morning headaches
    • Frequent urination at night
    • Depression and irritability
    • Obesity
    • Large neck or crowding of the upper airway
    • Post-menopausal women

Features

  • If you think you might have Sleep Apnea, see your doctor. Evaluation by a doctor specializing in sleep disorders…

  • People who do not seek diagnosis and treatment for Sleep Apnea may increase their risk…

  • The most common treatment is CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). Other less common…