Obstructive Sleep Apnea Health Risks

At Smile Works we take sleep apnea related health risks seriously. And so should our patients.

Don't delay understanding how snoring could effect your body and taking the right steps in treating obstructive sleep apnea. Call us today at (949) 472-4200!

risks and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea: Smile Works Lake ForestWhat are the health risks associated with sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is considered serious health risk that can lead to:

  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Atrial Fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm which increases the risk of stroke and heart disease)
  • Early memory loss
  • Increased risk of complications during anesthesia and in post-operative recovery
  • Risk of workplace or traffic accident
  • Bruxism – excessive grinding of teeth leading to dental and TMJ complications
  • Headaches and Migraines

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, you might have sleep apnea. Treatment  at Smile Works can ease your symptoms and might help prevent heart problems and other complications.

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