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How can I tell if I have sleep apnea?

There are a number of clues that you have sleep apnea. Your partner may complain that you snore heavily or stop breathing in your sleep. You may wake up unrefreshed and fall asleep during the day at inappropriate times. Many people wake with a sore throat and headaches. Other clues include high blood pressure and irritability.

Sleep apnea is generally diagnosed by a doctor specializing in sleep disorders by use of an overnight, monitored sleep study.

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