Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

Serving Patients in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Lawton, and Norman, OK

Sleep apnea is most often marked by periods of breath cessation while sleeping along with loud snoring, choking, and gasping for air during the night. If you have become aware of any of these symptoms it is important that you call Oklahoma City sleep apnea dentist Dr. Terry Bass at (405) 622-8996 today to schedule a comprehensive evaluation. Lefty untreated, sleep apnea can result in a number of serious and even life-threatening complications.

Health risks associated with sleep apnea include:

  • Chronic headaches
  • Frequent sore throat
  • Cognitive disruptions
  • Memory loss
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes

While sleep apnea is not the direct cause of some of these issues, it can increase risks or complicate existing conditions, making it important to deal with as soon as symptoms occur.

Dr. Bass offers patients in Edmond and surrounding area effective sleep apnea treatments that can restore proper airflow, reduce snoring and sleep disruptions, and help prevent serious risks from developing. To learn more or to schedule your sleep apnea consultation, please contact Terry Bass, DDS online or by calling (405) 622-8996 today.