What is Sleep Apnea and Why is it a Concern?
By Suleman Iqbal, MD
Jul 7, 2017
Updated Oct 25, 2023
5 min read
If you have a partner, they might help you identify any of the following:
You might also notice in yourself:
If you are concerned about the potential for sleep apnea, talk to your doctor or contact an Intermountain Healthcare Sleep Center. They may recommend a sleep study, either at home or in one of our facilities. There are also different treatment options include CPAP therapy, nighttime dental appliances, positional therapy, or weight loss programs. For details, see https://intermountainhealthcare.org/services/sleep-medicine/.
To learn more about sleep apnea, getting a better nights rest, and sleep in general, tune into KUTV Channel 2 on Tuesday, July 11th when Intermountain Healthcare caregivers will be discussing sleep on Ask the Expert. Tips and suggestions will be offered throughout the day with experts providing interviews during news and other broadcasts.
If you have your own questions, our panel of experts will be answering your phone calls from noon to 5:30 p.m. at 1-877-908-0680. You can also submit questions via Facebook and Twitter using #KUTVAsktheExpert.
For more information, visit intermountainhealthcare.org/asktheexpert.