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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) - Symptoms

One of the most common sign of obstructive sleep apnoea is snoring or gasping for air during sleep. As the quality of sleep is affected, you may experience daytime sleepiness while working or driving.

Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea include:

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Loud, frequent snoring
  • Choking or gasping episodes during sleep
  • Episodes where breathing stops during sleep
  • Abrupt and frequent awakenings at night
  • Feeling unrefreshed after sleep
  • Waking up with a headache or a dry mouth
  • Frequent urination at night
  • Difficulties with concentration at work or studies
  • Reduced libido

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