What is Sleep Apnea?2016-09-15T12:37:49+00:00

What is Sleep Apnea?

SA is a sleep disorder characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing during sleep. Apnea means “no oxygen” and sleep apnea patients are depriving their brains and bodies of oxygen many times, every single night. It’s like you’re suffocating in your own bed, every single night. Not only is it a chronic health problem, it can become worse over time.

The average adult needs

8 hours

of sleep a night

of adults receive less than 7 hours of sleep

of adults have sleeping problems a few times a week

Million Suffer

Million Undiagnosed



Who is affected by sleep apnea?

MEN are at a 3 times GREATER RISK than WOMEN

suffer a stroke


of Obese Adults suffer from Sleep Apnea

mood disorders, anxiety, and depression

Cardiac Arrhythmias

Congestive Heart Failure

What else is

affected by Sleep Apnea?

Sexual Dysfunction

Slow Reaction Time

Memory Loss

Fatigue – Daytime Sleepiness


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