Answering these simple questions may be the first step to a restful night sleep for you and your family. The problems listed here may appear suddenly or emerge over many years. It is possible that you are not even aware of them. We recommend that you discuss these questions with your family members and co-workers, as they may be the first to recognize these signs.
I have been told that I snore.
I have been told that I snore loudly, every night, in all positions.
I have been told that I stop breathing while I sleep.
I have jolted awake gasping for breath during the night.
After a full night’s sleep, I still wake up feeling tired.
I fall asleep at inappropriate times, for example at work or behind the wheel of a car.
I have trouble concentrating.
I have become unusually forgetful.
People say, or I feel, I have become uncharacteristically irritable, anxious or depressed.
I often wake up with a headache.
I have high blood pressure.
I am overweight.
I seem to have lost my sex drive.
IF YOU CAN ANSWER YES TO ANY OF THESE STATEMENTS YOU SHOULD ASK YOUR DENTIST OR PHYSICIAN ABOUT SNORING AND SLEEP APNEA.
To find out how you and your family can treat snoring and sleep apnea, schedule an appointment with Dr. Saenz and together you can get started on a . . . Great Nights Sleep!
Click on the brochure above to read more about sleep apnea.