Pillar Procedure (Snoring Treatment)

Pillar Procedure (Snoring Treatment)

Signs and Symptoms

The most common signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas include:

  • Too much sleepiness during the day.
  • Loud snoring that is generally more prominent in obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Periods of breathing cessation while sleeping observed by somebody else.
  • Sudden awakenings combined with shortness of breath, which likely suggests central sleep apnea.
  • Awakening with a dry mouth or sore throat.
  • Morning headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty staying asleep)
  • Attention problems