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Sleep Facts

Did you know?

  • 62% of Americans said they have difficulty sleeping.
  • 90% said that getting better sleep would improve their lives.
  • 70% said that they have felt drowsy while driving.
  • 34% of adults surveyed say they toss and turn nightly.
  • The top factors disrupting sleep are stress (22%) and pain (20%)
  • Nearly two-thirds of American adults experience a sleep problem three or more nights a week.
  • More than half of young adults report waking up unrefreshed.
  • 20% of drivers fall asleep at the wheel, according to the National Sleep Foundation
  • Nearly 1 in 5 car accidents causing serious injury are associated with excessive daytime sleepiness.
  • The National Sleep Foundation has found that 47 million adults get too little sleep.
  • 21% of people who are often sleepy during the day said that they are dissatisfied with life.
  • An estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders, including sleep apnea.
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness alone costs the economy $150 billion in lost productivity and workplace accidents
  • $48 billion in medical expenses related to auto accidents involving drowsy driving.

Facts related to Sleep Apnea

  • It affects approximately 25% of adult patient population
  • That increased the risk of cardiac events by 30%
  • Dramatically increases pulmonary hypertension affects 58% of all diabetic patients (90% if the person is obese)
  • Impacts glucose intolerance and insulin resistance
  • Is the 2nd leading cause of erectile dysfunction
  • Doubles the risk of fatal automotive accidents
  • Yet only 15% of the patients with this condition are diagnosed
  • And only 1.5% are diagnosed in during a medical encounter

Sleep apnea treatment is affordable!