Often wake up with a headache or find yourself excessively sleepy in the day? You just might be suffering from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. After all, studies have shown that 15 per cent of Singapore’s population is afflicted with this condition.
“It might not seem like a big number, but it is surprisingly large. If left untreated, sleep apnea can become a health risk,” says Dr Samintharaj Kumar, CEO of Nuffield Dental Group and Nuffield Aesthetics. Read on to find out more about the symptoms and treatment options.