Researchers demonstrated that untreated severe sleep apnea (AHI > 20) was associated with high mortality rates. Patients with sleep apnea are 3 times more likely to suffer a stroke, heart failure or die, compared to people without sleep apnea but with similar health condition.
Frequently Asked Questions
- 1What are the signs Where You Need to Act Quickly?
- 2What are the common Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea Death?
Mild and moderate sleep apnea causes changes in your body that trigger a signal for an immediate action. These changes are:
- excessive daytime sleepiness,
- unrefreshing sleep,
- morning headache,
- frequent trips to the bathroom,
- memory problems,
- Acid reflux
- Cardiovascular Risks
- Obstructive Apnea and Stroke
- Car Accidents in People with Sleep Apnea
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)