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

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,
  • depression,
  • 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)
Sharon Izak Elaine Chat staff