Based upon the responses to these questions, the likelihood of a sleep disorder
can be suggested. Only you and your doctor can decide on whether further tests
and treatment are indicated.
If you are concerned that you may have a sleep disorder, please call our
office at (702) 242-1562 to schedule an appointment.
It is not normal to feel exhausted after working for 8 hours. You should
only feel sleepy close to the normal bedtime.
Loud snoring is highly suggestive of a serious sleep disorder.
Studies have shown that a collar size of 18 inches with snoring, results in a greater than 75% chance of having sleep apnea.
Feeling tired all the time is suggestive of a serious underlying sleep disorder.
Most people even those with serious sleep disorders are usually not sleepy when active, but when sedentary for short periods of time, the sleepiness is more profound.
Falling asleep in your dinner plate is a strong indication that you need to seek medical attention.
Snoring is commonly the result of serious narrowing of the airway which causes increased soft tissue vibration. This narrowing can cause serious drops in your airflow to you lungs and oxygen to vital organs.