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What are the signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea? If you or someone you love snores regularly and has one or more of the following symptoms, it may be obstructive sleep apnea:

  • Snoring, interrupted by pauses in breathing
  • Gasping or choking during sleep
  • Restless sleep
  • Excessive sleepiness or fatigue during the day
  • Crowded airway (large tonsils)
  • Large neck size (greater than 17" in men; greater than 16" in women)
  • Morning headache
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Frequent urination at night
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Irritability
  • Memory loss
  • High blood pressure
  • Depression
  • Obesity

Note: There are over 80 sleep-related disorders. See a larger list of disorders.

  • Psychophysiologic Insomnia
  • Sleep State Misperception
  • Idiopathic Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Recurrent Hypersomnia
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Post-traumatic Hypersomnia
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Central Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • Central Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Intrinsic Sleep Disorder NOS
  • Inadequate Sleep Hygiene
  • Environmental Sleep Disorder
  • Altitude Insomnia
  • Adjustment Sleep Disorder
  • Insufficient Sleep Syndrome
  • Limit-setting Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep-onset Association Disorder
  • Food Allergy Insomnia
  • Nocturnal Eating (Drinking) Syndrome
  • Hypnotic-Dependent Sleep Disorder
  • Stimulant-Dependent Sleep Disorder
  • Alcohol-Dependent Sleep Disorder
  • Toxin-Induced Sleep Disorder
  • Extrinsic Sleep Disorder NOS
  • Time Zone Change (Jet Lag) Syndrome.
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Delayed Sleep-Phase Syndrome
  • Advanced Sleep-phase Syndrome
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder NOS
  • Confusional Arousals
  • Sleepwalking
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Rhythmic movement Disorder
  • Sleep Starts
  • Sleep Talking
  • Nocturnal Leg Cramps
  • Nightmares
  • Sleep Paralysis
  • Impaired Sleep-Related Penile Erections
  • Sleep-Related Painful Erections
  • REM Sleep-Related Sinus Arrest
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Sleep Bruxism
  • Sleep Enuresis
  • Sleep-Related Abnormal Swallowing Syndrome
  • Nocturnal Paroxysmal Dystonia
  • Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome
  • Primary Snoring
  • Infant Sleep Apnea
  • Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Benign Neonatal Sleep Myoclonus
  • Other Parasomnia NOS
  • Psychoses
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Panic Disorders
  • Alcoholism
  • Cerebral Degenerative Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Electrical Status Epilepticus of Sleep
  • Sleep-Related Headaches
  • Sleeping Sickness
  • Nocturnal Cardiac Ischemia
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep-Related Asthma
  • Sleep-Related Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Fibromyalgia

News Releases:
New Study: Drowsiness a Major Contributor to Vehicle Crashes
New Study Shows People Losing Sleep Over the Economy

Watch for Sleep EZ Diagnostic Center community education programs in Southwest Virginia, or contact us for information about upcoming seminars. You can learn more about sleep health, sleep disorders and the importance of getting a good night’s sleep at these sites:
National Sleep Foundation www.sleepfoundation.org
American Academy of Sleep Medicine www.aasmnet.org
American Sleep Apnea Association www.sleepapnea.org/
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/sleep/index.htm

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