Untreated sleep apnoea will affect your daily routine and activity.
If you are a driver, it may put your life in danger as well as other’s. It is worth to mention that 15-25% of road accidents are believed to be due to sleep problems, 62% of truck accidents are due to sleep problems. 18-30% of these accidents are fatal.
Sleep apnoea raises the blood pressure which can be dangerous especially if the patient has a pre-existing condition of high blood pressure or a heart problem.
Sleep apnoea affects the body hormonal balance due to the shortage or the lack of the deep sleep stage (SWS).