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The Effects of Sleep Disordered Breathing

Poor Sleep and Quality of Life
If you don’t get the sleep you need, it can be hard to make it through the day. The quality of your sleep affects your daily activities and has a huge impact on your overall quality of life. People who have sleep disordered breathing and bed partners who are kept awake by snoring often suffer from sleep deprivation and are prone to daytime sleepiness. This may:
  • Affect your productivity and performance at work
  • Increase your risk for injury or illness
  • Increase your chance of having a traffic accident
  • Cause strain in your personal relationships
Medical Problems Related to Sleep Disordered Breathing
Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with serious health problems. These include but are not limited to:
  • Chronic sleepiness
  • Obesity
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Heart attack and stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Reflux (GERD)
  • Depression
  • Morning headaches
  • Impotence

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