Sleep Apnea Awareness Week - October 1 - 7

American Sleep Association

Sleep Apnea Awareness Week

 

Sleep Apnea Awareness Week is sponsored by the American Sleep Association. From October 1 - October 7, the ASA and its affiliates will be increasing awareness about the dangers of untreated sleep apnea.

The primary objective of this campaign is to improve the nation's knowledge about the symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatments of sleep apnea.

Newstations and Sleep Laboratories around the country will be providing life-saving information every day during Sleep Apnea Awareness Week.

 

SYMPTOMS of SLEEP APNEA
 
COMPLICATIONS of SLEEP APNEA

- Snoring
- Daytime Sleepiness
- NIghtime Gasping, Choking Sensation
- Morning Headaches
- Morning Sore throat
- Behavioral Problems in Children

  - Increased Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Increased Risk of Heart Attack
- Increased Risk of Stroke
- Decreased Physical Performance
- Decreased Mental Performance
- Increased Risk of Deadly Heart Rhythms
- Increased Difficulty Managing Diabetes
- Increased Difficulty Managing Blood Pressure

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Talk to a Participating Member about Sleep Apnea and Sleep Apnea Awareness Week

Popular Topics for Patients    
- Sleep Apnea Info
- What is CPAP?
- Clinical Trials
- Ask the Sleep Doctor
 
- Sleep Lab Directory
- Support Groups
- Calendar of Sleep Events
- What is Sleep?
   

Sleep Apnea Awareness Week is held on the first 7 days of every October (2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010)