Lack Of Sleep Getting You Down?
(NAPSA)-Do you wake up in the morning feeling fatigued after what seemed like a full night’s sleep? Does your bed partner complain about your snoring? If so, chances are you may be living with a condition called sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes people to stop breathing while they sleep. Nearly 42 million Americans are living with the condition, yet at least 75 percent of the most severe cases remain undiagnosed. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to a multitude of other health Sleep apnea is a common disissues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and obesity. order that causes people to stop Think you may be at risk? Take the “sleep apnea quiz” and find out: breathing while they sleep. work or stopped at traffic lights)? If you can answer “yes” to two or more of these questions, you may be at risk for sleep apnea. A diagnosis of sleep apnea can sound worrisome, yet with support and education, you can be on your way to a better night’s sleep and a healthier life. Wake Up to Sleep, a comprehensive patient support community, is here to help you on your journey from diagnosis to successful treatment. Visit www.wuts.org/FYI for more information.