Did You Know?

  • Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing stops and starts.
  • There are two main types of sleep apnea:
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common sleep disorder and represents approximately 85% of all Sleep Apnea cases.
  • You may have OSA if you snore loudly and you feel tired even after a full night's sleep.
  • There are several serious co-morbidities associated with Sleep Apnea including:
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Cardiovascular disease and stroke
  • Obesity and Diabetes
  • Mental Health Illness
Sleepy person driving
  • Sleep deprivation increases the risk of fatigue-related accidents.
  • In the vast majority of cases OSA can be successfully treated and virtually eliminated with routine compliance to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy.