You might think that you get enough sleep, and you can manage. Not everyone thinks they can sleep with a C-Pap mask on their face or a dental appliance on their teeth.
But have you considered all the health issues you have that are linked to your sleep apnea?
- Grinding your teeth
- Overwhelming urge to sleep during the day or while driving.
- Inability to concentrate / forgetfulness
- Mood swings or depression
- Morning headache
- Cotton mouth
- Reduced libido
Just getting a full night’s sleep can help with some of the symptoms, and after a few weeks of treatment, you should feel like a new person. If you’re still not sure about asking for help, take a look at the complications from obstructive sleep apnea: heart disease, high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, stroke, and death.
Sleep is crucial to the body’s ability to heal, to remember, to function. If you aren’t getting enough because of sleep apnea, it’s time to ask for help. Follow our July blog series to find out more!