What’s Your Snore Score?

so tired!

 

 

 

Yes    No

___    ___    1. Are you a loud and regular snorer?

___    ___    2. Have you ever been observed to gasp or stop breathing while sleeping?

___    ___    3. Do you feel tired or groggy upon wakening, or often have a morning headache?

___    ___    4.  Are you often fatigued or tired during wake-time hours?

___    ___    5.  Do you fall asleep sitting, reading, watching TV or driving?

___    ___    6.  Do you often have problems with memory or concentration?

If you have one or more of these symptoms, then your are at higher risk for having Obstructive Sleep Apnea. If you are also overweight, have a large neck and/or have high blood pressure, then the risk increases even further.  Untreated Sleep Apnea can severely impact your health and well-being.

If you or someone close to you answers ‘Yes’ to one or more of these questions, you should discuss your symptoms with a specially trained dentist like Dr. Goldman or your physician.  Call (510) 527-6673 to schedule a consultation.

Different treatment options exist, the one that is right for you depends on severity, anatomic structure and other aspects of the disorder.  At times a combination of therapeutic measures may be necessary.  Dr. Goldman will work closely with your physician to choose the best treatment option for you.