Sleep Apnea Symptoms

If you believe that you or a loved one may have sleep apnea, please contact Absolute Sleep of the Carolinas at 828-832-8081. Our team will review the symptoms of sleep apnea with you and can help you make an appointment with a sleep specialist to diagnose your condition. We will also work hand-in-hand with physicians and specialists to create and implement a treatment plan to improve your health. Give us a call today to learn more about sleep apnea treatment in Boone, North Carolina, and make an appointment with Dr. Steven Airey!

There are a variety of symptoms associated with sleep apnea. These symptoms include:

  • Regular and loud snoring
  • Gasping or choking sounds while asleep
  • Pauses in breathing while asleep
  • Insomnia
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness (hypersomnia)
  • Headaches, especially upon waking
  • A dry or sore throat upon waking
  • Frequent mood changes and personality changes, including anxiety, irritability and depression
  • Restless sleep and frequent nighttime urination
  • Falling asleep while driving, working and reading
  • Dry mouth
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Memory impairment

Sleep apnea may also contribute to a number of medical issues and lifestyle risks, including:

  • An increased risk of accidents while driving and at work
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Weight gain
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • High blood pressure
  • Liver problems
  • Problems with the central nervous, digestive, respiratory and immune systems
  • Problems with hormone production
  • Poor balance
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Poor overall quality of life

A lack of quality sleep as a result of sleep apnea has also been recognized as a global problem and a public health epidemic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you believe that you or a loved one may have sleep apnea, please contact our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist.

Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Get the rest you need to stay healthy with sleep apnea treatment! We are committed to helping you enjoy a healthier, longer life. Contact our office today to schedule your personal consultation with our dentist and find out more about how sleep apnea treatment can benefit you.