quality of life suffering as a result?
is as important to our health and well-being as air,
food and water. So, what happens when we donít get the
type of restorative, energizing sleep our body needs?
who have untreated sleep disorders often suffer from
sleepiness that affects their work and personal lives.
Worse, some sleep problems and disorders can cause serious health
conditions such as high blood pressure, heart failure,
stroke, diabetes and obesity.
sleep specialists help patients every day who ﬁt the
above description... people who want to get a better
nightís sleep and improve their quality of life.
Did You Know?
Sleep apnea is as common
as adult diabetes and asthma and affects more than 18
million Americans. About 75-90% of all sleep apnea cases
remain undiagnosed. Life-threatening consequences of
sleep apnea can include heart failure and other health
problems as well as fatal car accidents (due to feeble
alertness and even falling asleep at the wheel). Sleep
experts believe truck drivers may be especially
vulnerable to sleep disorders.