What are the side effects of sleep disorders?

 

More than 100 different sleep disorders limit quality of life and may increase your risk for serious medical conditions including: heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, difficulty losing weight, depression, diabetes and weight gain.

 

What are the signs of a sleep disorder?

 

Talk to your physician about the possibility of a sleep disorder if you answer yes to any of the following questions:

  • Do you snore?

  • Do you feel excessively tired during the day?

  • Do you fall asleep while watching TV, reading, riding in or driving a car?

  • Do you wake up frequently in the night?

  • Do you wake up with a headache?

  • Are you overweight?

  • Do you have any of the medical conditions mentioned above?

  • Do you have a neck size of 15” or higher (female), 17” or higher (male)?