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How would I know if I'm suffering from sleep apnoea other than the common symptom of snoring?

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Dr. Heleen Bierman
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Daytime sleepyness

Daytime sleepiness, falling asleep when driving or sitting.
waking up feeling unrefreshed and tired. Depression. Poorly controlled blood pressure and sugar.

In brief: Daytime sleepyness

Daytime sleepiness, falling asleep when driving or sitting.
waking up feeling unrefreshed and tired. Depression. Poorly controlled blood pressure and sugar.
Dr. Heleen Bierman
Dr. Heleen Bierman
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Dr. Niel Venter
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sleep study

Apart from having snoring and episodes of stop breathing , you would also need to have sleepiness in the day.
A simple sleep study would confirm / rule out sleep apnoea. This can be arranged by your GP. The test can be done at your home.

In brief: Sleep study

Apart from having snoring and episodes of stop breathing , you would also need to have sleepiness in the day.
A simple sleep study would confirm / rule out sleep apnoea. This can be arranged by your GP. The test can be done at your home.
Dr. Niel Venter
Dr. Niel Venter
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