Real People, Real Stories of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Shannon

Shannon’s story is such an important one to share, especially with other women who may have undiagnosed sleep apnea. Like many women, Shannon’s sleep apnea symptoms were misdiagnosed or misunderstood for years before she was finally able to get the treatment she needed. And, like many other women suffering from sleep apnea, her symptoms ranged from swelling in her legs to weight gain to chronic exhaustion to depression. Her lack of quality sleep was tacking a tremendous toll on her health and wellbeing. She begins by saying she wishes someone had told her long ago the story she bravely shares with us in this video. Please, if you do nothing else after reading this, share it with your friends and loved ones. Shannon’s story might be just what some of them need to hear today.

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.