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Sleep Apnea

Symptoms and Signs of Sleep Apnea

Symptoms and signs of sleep apnea may help to diagnosis the sleep disorder. Symptoms of sleep apnea may point to low energy and performance levels. Signs of sleep apnea are strictly based on loud snoring, brief choking and clearing of throat to promote breathing. The two types of sleep apnea are central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea, though the most common is obstructive sleep apnea. The following symptoms of sleep apnea prove to be effective indicators in detecting and diagnosing the sleep disorder:

  • Experiencing morning headaches
  • Decreased memory and concentration
  • Behavioral, personality and mood swings
  • Frequent urination during the night
  • Having a dry mouth and sore throat due to leaving mouth open while sleepingĀ 
  • Daytime fatigue (as mentioned in paragraph above)

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