CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF OSA

As obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) develops, it has a cumulative effect. The longer the disease goes untreated, the greater the negative side effects and associated health risks. If sleep apnea remains untreated, health conditions like the ones listed below may occur:
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Reflux disease (GERD)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Sexual dysfunction

CONSEQUENCES OF OSA

  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Sleepiness during the day
  • Morning and daytime headaches
  • Heart attack
  • Generalized irritability
  • Forgetfulness
  • Impaired emotional functioning
  • Poor job/school performance