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Sleep Aware

Sleep Aware Health Assessment

Sleep apnea is a serious and potentially dangerous condition affecting approximately 18 million Americans. Sufferers can fall asleep while at work or while driving, and are often at risk for heart attacks and strokes.

Sleep apnea is typically characterized by brief interruptions, usually between 10-20 seconds, of breathing during sleep. Other symptoms of include:

  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Loud snoring and gasping
  • Learning and memory difficulties
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Falling asleep at inopportune times

You can experience sleep apnea at any age regardless of your gender. However, there’s a higher risk if you are male, over forty, or overweight.

Free Online Risk Screening

In just seven minutes you can find out if you’re at risk for sleep apnea. The Sleep Aware Online Risk Screening consists of a few simple questions. Once completed, you’ll be provided with a report of your risk factors and recommendations for improving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

If Sleep Aware shows that you are at risk, you can trust the highly skilled team at UNC REX Healthcare to help you through the next steps of your sleep disorder diagnosis. You’ll be offered a free, confidential, follow-up screening and consultation as well as recommendations for further follow-up.

Take our Sleep Aware online health assessment now

Schedule a Sleep Study

Contact the Rex Sleep Disorders Center at 919-784-1465 to schedule an appointment.

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