Daytime Sleepiness & Tiredness
If you feel tired even after a full night's sleep and snore loudly, you might have
Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder, where there’s pauses in breathing throughout the night that may cause you to abruptly wake up, often with a choking sound.
Signs & Symptoms of Sleep Apnea
The most common signs and symptoms of sleep apnea include:
Causes of Sleep Apnea
Sleep disorders can be caused by various physical, medical, psychiatric, or environmental factors.
The main types of sleep apnea are:
Risk Factors of Sleep Apnea
Certain factors increase the risk of sleep apnea in adults and children.
Obstructive sleep apnea risk factors
Central sleep apnea risk factors
Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that can cause the following complications:
When To Screen Yourself For A Sleep Disorder
If you are complaining of daytime sleepiness and tiredness, or if you are having difficulty sleeping at night, you may have an undiagnosed sleep disorder.