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Sleep Studies

DO YOU SNORE AT NIGHT?

DO YOU FEEL DROWSY DURING DAYTIME?

DO YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING FEELING

UNREFRESHED OR WITH A HEAVY HEAD?

DO YOU WAKE UP IN THE NIGHT MORE THAN ONCE TO PASS URINE?

ARE YOU OVERWEIGHT OR HAVE A DOUBLE CHIN

AND HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE,

DIABETES OR A HEART PROBLEM?

IF ANSWER TO ONE OR MORE OF ABOVE IS "YES", YOU COULD BE SUFFERING FROM OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition characterzied by intermittent stopping of breath during sleep resulting in snoring. reduced oxygen lebels at night. restless quality of sleep and daytime drowsiness. If not diagnosed in time and left untreated it an be a fatal condition and can lead to a number of cadiovascular complications like Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Attacks, Arrhythmias, and Stroke.

There are several group of people who are particularly at risk for developing OSA can also run in families of people of normal size and in people with certain types of jaw problems who have difficulty keeping the back of their throat open. People with double chin and those who have hypothyroidism also have more chances of getting sleep apnea, (See reverse Side of leaflet)

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WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA?

Symptoms yoy may have during sleep

  • Snoring that is usally loud and bothers people trying to sleep near you
  • Gasping or choking sounds
  • Breathing pauses observed by someone watching you sleep

Symptoms you may have while awake

  • Wake up feeling like you have not had enough sleep, even after sleeping many hours
  • Morning headache
  • Dry or sore throat in the morning from breathing through you mouth during sleep
  • Sleepiness during the day
  • Fatigue or tiredness through the day
  • Personality changes, such as mood swings and difficulty getting along with others
  • Problems with poor memory or inability to concentrate

The diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea is done by an overmight SLEEP STUDY, which monitors your breathing, heart activity, oxygen levels and brain activity during sleep with which you can move and walk around and it causes no discimfort.

Sleep Apnea is a completely curable condition, treatment of which can be started once your sleep apnea is confirmed,

SNORING or DROWSINES could be a symptom of your undiagnosed Sleep Apnea and so please don't ignore it!!

For more infomation or to schedule an appontment anywhere in Mumbai Please call +91 22 4342 9999.

Sleep Studies
NM Medical Mumbai