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Are You At Risk For A Sleep Disorder?

According to the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, more than 70 million Americans suffer from a chronic sleep disorder during the night. Many people with sleep disorders such as sleep apnea don't realize they have a problem or blame their symptoms on something else. The Howard University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center has provided a few signs to help you determine if you are at risk. Have you ever experienced any of the following:

  • Abnormal body movements during sleep

  • Daytime sleepiness or fatigue

  • Frequently waking up during the night

  • Gasping or choking in your sleep

  • Sleep walk

  • Irritation near bedtime

  • Insomnia

  • Non-refreshing sleep

  • Waking up earlier than normal

  • Morning headaches

  • Poorly controlled hypertension

  • Problems with memory or concentration

  • Restless legs while laying down

  • Sleepiness when driving

  • Snoring


1-In-5 U.S. Adults Are At Risk Of A Sleep Disorder

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Stop Bang Screening

Click on the link and take the Stop Bang Screening questionnaire, which will help make a determination if you have low risk, intermediate risk or high risk Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Schedule An Evaluation

If you are considered a high-risk candidate for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, one of the sleep experts at the Howard University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center is ready to speak with you at your earliest convenience. Call us at 202-865-2122 to schedule an evaluation or click on the red tab below to get started.

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