Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is treatable, but it is important to get tested. OSA is diagnosed through a sleep evaluation. The amount of oxygen in your blood and your breathing are measured while you sleep. You may have a sleep study at home or in a sleep center. Click here to learn more about the various sleep study options offered at LRH Sleep Disorders Center.

You may be at risk for OSA if you are…

  • Overweight
  • Hypertensive
  • Male with a neck size of 17 inches or more
  • Female with a neck size of 16 inches or more
  • Male over the age of 40
  • Female over the age of 50

OSA signs include…

  • Loud or frequent snoring
  • Choking or gasping while you sleep
  • Morning headaches
  • Daytime sleepiness or tiredness
  • Trouble concentrating

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (sleepeducation.org)