An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a disorder caused by repetitive pauses in breathing during sleep. While most sleep apnea symptoms go undiagnosed for years, it’s important to take action if you think you may have this disorder, as it can lead to many other health problems.
The warning signs of sleep apnea depend on which type you have — obstructive, central, or mixed sleep apnea. After being diagnosed with a sleep apnea test, the right sleep apnea treatments will ensure you live a happy and healthy life, with a higher quality of sleep. While each case varies, you may even be able to cure your sleep apnea for good.
If you’re concerned that you may be suffering from this sleep disorder, take the time to educate yourself on sleep apnea symptoms, causes, and treatments, and consult with your doctor as soon as possible. The infographic below provides an easy-to-follow overview of sleep apnea to get you started. Use the quick and free assessment tool from Lunella to see if you are at risk here.
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