Sleep Apnea Awareness Week™ is sponsored by the American
Sleep Association. During the campaign, 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. News stations 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
– Nighttime 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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2 thoughts on “Sleep Apnea Awareness Week

  1. sage Reply

    Hi my name is Sage and i’m doing a project for health class on sleep apnea. I was wondering if you could fax me over a form that you would use on your patients asking them questions about their health and sleep? I would love to use that form as a handout in my class! Hope you can help me! I’d really appreciate it.

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