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What are the symptoms of central sleep apnea?

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The main symptom of central sleep apnea is temporary stoppages of breathing while asleep.

Symptoms may also include:

  • Being very tired during the day
  • Waking up often during the night
  • Going to the bathroom often during the night
  • Having headaches in the early morning
  • Poor memory and difficulty concentrating
  • Mood problems

From: Central Sleep Apnea WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American College of Physicians: "Sleep Apnea."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Sleep Apnea."

American Sleep Apnea Association: "Sleep Apnea Information."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 30, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Physicians: "Sleep Apnea."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Sleep Apnea."

American Sleep Apnea Association: "Sleep Apnea Information."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 30, 2018

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