have you taken the sleep apnea
self assessment yet?
Do you experience any of these problems?
Do you ever wakefrom sleeping...
with a choking sound?
gasping for breath?
Does your bed partner notice that you do one of these?
Stop breathing while you sleep?
Do you have any of these other symptoms?
Nocturia (waking at night to use the bathroom)
Decreased sexual desire
Do you have any of these physical features?
Obesity - body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher
For Men - Neck size of 17 inches or more for men
For Women - Neck size of 16 inches or more
Enlarged tongue or tonsils
Nasal polyps or deviated septum
Do you have these medical problems? (Note: these are common in people with sleep apnea)
High blood pressure
Coronary artery disease
Congestive heart failure
Type 2 diabetes
If you have answered 2 or more of these questions in the positive - you need to call Dr. Roserootfor further assessment (847) 699-3370