Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea can affect the quality of sleep for many patients and their bed partners. In addition, they can pose long-term health risks when left untreated. Our physicians at Eastside ENT Specialists are interested these conditions and have a number of medical and surgical therapies which can be directed at restoring quality sleep and lessening or eliminating daytime fatigue.
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is a common problem for adults leading to hypertension, heart attack, stroke, and early death. Other consequences are bedroom disharmony, excessive daytime sleepiness, weight gain, poor performance at work, failing personal relationships, and increased risk for accidents, including motor vehicle accidents.
�American Academy of Otolaryngology