What are some common signs or symptoms that you or someone you know may have sleep apnea?

The most commonly observed sleep patterns are loud snoring, choking, and snorting during sleep.  But here are some other symptoms to watch out for according to MySleepApneaMD.com:

  1. Frequent night awakenings
  2. Awakenings that include gasping for breath (less common)
  3. Difficulty falling asleep
  4. Occasionally enuresis (bed wetting) can occur
  5. Bruxism (teeth clenching or grinding)
  6. Excessive drooling
  7. Decreased libido
  8. Morning headaches
  9. Tired during the day (even after a full night's sleep)
  10. Decreased memory or difficulty concentrating
  11. Lack of alertness (especially important if you operate heavy machinery or drive a motor vehicle)
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