Untreated sleep apnea can
Increase the risk for:

High Blood Pressure - Heart Attack

Stroke - Obesity - Diabetes

Increase the risk for, or worsen heart failure

Make irregular heartbeats more likely

Increase the chance of having work-related or driving accidents


Sleep apnea is easily diagnosed with a sleep study which is
performed with a sleep study which is performed at a sleep lab
while you spend the night

Treatment options vary depending on insurance coverage,
medical necessity, and personal preference

All studies and patient care are performed by a Registered Sleep Technologist



Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders, second
only to insomnia. The most common type of sleep apnea is
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Sleep apnea means that a person stops breathing for 10 seconds or longer
during sleep. OSA is caused by complete or partial blockage of the airways
in the nose, mouth or throat. The airway can become blocked when the
throat muscles or tongue relax during sleep.

The following is a list of symptoms and health conditions
affected by, or linked to OSA



Gasping or Choking

Cessation of Breathing

Tossing & Turning

Daytime Sleepiness


High Blood Pressure

Abnormal Heart Rhythm

Heat Attack

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)


Type II Diabetes



If you or someone you know exhibits one or more of the symptoms listed above,
discuss it with your primary care physician so he or she may further evaluate
the potential for Sleep Apnea