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Sleep Apnea 101

SLEEP APNERO1 101 WHAT IS SLEEP APNEA? SLEEP PAUSES CAN disorder that produces can last for a few happen as often as shallow breathing or seconds or a few 30 times or more pauses in breathing minutes per hour RISK FACTORS FOR SLEEP APNEA BEING ADVANCING AGE HAVING overweight or obese a fomily history of the disease SYMPTOMS OF SLEEP APNEA INABILITY to concentrate and remember things HEADACHES upon waking LOUD, chronic snoring with pauses followed by gasping or choking DRY MOUTH or sore throat in the morning IRRITABILITY, depression, or mood swings SLEEP APNEA STATISTICS ча MILLION adults in the U.S. have sleep- disordered breathing 1 IN 5 of these people have ч3% adults has mild obstructive sleep apnea high blood pressure 1 IN 15 adults has moderate of these people have 69% to severe obstructive high blood pressure sleep apnea 9% 25% PEOPLE of middle-aged of middle-aged men who suffer from sleep women have have obstructive apnea are twice as Ilkely obstructive sleep apnea to have a car accident sleep apnea FOR SLEEP APNEA CUSTOM-FIT BREATHING mouthpiece to help keep devices that blow air into the airway open during sleep the throat to keep it open LIFESTYLE SURGERY changes such as quitting to widen breathing smoking, losing weight, passages when indicated and avoiding alcohol INFOGRAPHIC Sanford PROVIDED BY Dental Excellence Sources: 1015527_narval-mrd_fact-and-figures.pdf

Sleep Apnea 101

shared by BrittSE on Feb 28
Did you know that people who suffer from sleep apnea are twice as likely to have a car accident? Discover the risk factors and treatment options for sleep apnea by checking out this infographic from a...


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