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Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea (cont.)

Sleep Apnea Symptoms

The symptoms of sleep apnea may include:

Other more serious complications of sleep apnea can include workplace or automobile accidents (people are three times more likely to have car accidents due to sleepiness). Some people with mild sleep apnea may have no obvious symptoms at all.

Additionally, sleep apnea may lead to frequent awakening of the bed partner resulting in insomnia and its associated symptoms.

Obstructive sleep apnea can also be associated with dreaded long-term complications if not diagnosed and treated properly. Some of these complications may include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/25/2014

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