Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

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What are some of the symptoms of sleep apnea?

Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Wondering if you might have sleep apnea? Here are the main symptoms to look for:

- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Frequent episodes of obstructed breathing during sleep (the patient may be unaware of this, but the bed partner is usually very aware)
- Loud snoring
- Morning headaches
- Unrefreshing sleep
- A dry mouth upon awakening
- Excessive perspiring during sleep
- Heartburn
- Reduced libido
- Insomnia
- Frequent nocturnal urination (nocturia)
- Restless sleep
- Nocturnal snorting, gasping, choking (may wake self up)
- Rapid weight gain

   

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