Sleep Apnea Therapy

Help for Sleep Apnea in Rochester, NY

What is Sleep Apnea? 
Sleep Apnea is the temporary stoppage of breathing during sleep. There are three types of apnea: obstructive, central and mixed; of the three, obstructive is the most common. People with untreated sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly during the night, maybe hundreds of times.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) 

OSA is caused by a blockage in the airway, usually when soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses and closes during sleep.

Do you Snore?

Most of us don’t think of snoring as something to be overly concerned about. However, frequent loud snoring may be a sign of sleep apnea.

How to Recognizing a Sleep Disorder

If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may suffer from a sleep disorder:
• Daytime fatigue
• Morning drowsiness
• Insomnia
• Gasping for breath in the middle of the night
• Snoring

Left untreated, sleep disorders can lead to: 

  • High blood pressure
  • Memory problems
  • Impotence
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Weight gain
  • headaches
  • Depression

If you feel you have any of these symptoms call our office for an evaluation at (585)247-7110.

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