Real People, Real Stories of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Monica

Monica worried about her sleep apnea symptoms, not just because she was miserably exhausted all of the time, but because she knew if she didn’t take action to diagnose and treat the problem, it would quickly begin to effect those around her as well. Unfortunately, her first attempt to fix the problem led to misdiagnosis and an unnecessary surgery that did not address the true, underlying problem: obstructive sleep apnea. Thankfully, she eventually connected with a provider who recognized her symptoms and set her up with treatment for OSA. Her very first night with treatment, she got to experience the quality sleep she’d been missing and quickly regained her energy and wellbeing. Monica’s story is a common one. Sleep apnea is often misdiagnosed, especially in women, or the symptoms go ignored for year after year. Don’t suffer unnecessarily!

If you suspect that you or a loved one may have sleep apnea, or if you have already been diagnosed and want to know more about alternative treatments to CPAP therapy, reach out today to a local oral appliance therapy provider. Click here to find a provider near you! And please take a moment to share this post with friends and loved ones. You never know whose life you might be saving.