The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 80 million Americans snore routinely. Studies have shown that left untreated, loud snoring can shorten your life expectancy by ten years. Snoring is also the leading symptom for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) which affects an estimated 30 million Americans. Unfortunately, 90 % of people who suffer from this condition are currently undiagnosed. Left untreated, OSA can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, dementia, stroke and even heart attack. It can also negatively impact your relationships, career, happiness, and your overall well-being. Children can also suffer unknowingly, from Obstructive Sleep Apnea. If you, or someone you know, is a loud snorer or might be suffering from OSA, read this book. The information, presented from a patient’s prospective, will make you an expert. You’ll experience the good, the bad, and the ugly of discovery, diagnosis, and treatment. Including:1)Why is Snoring a problem?2)What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?3)How to Identify if you or someone you know is at Risk for OSA. 4)Why does it go Undiagnosed in so many?5)The medical & financial Consequences of remaining untreated.6)How to get a Diagnosis if you think you might be at risk 7)A Comprehensive list of Treatment Options8)Pregnant Women & why they’re at Higher Risk9)Children and why they’re often Misdiagnosed10)A lifetime of Consequences for Misdiagnosed Children 11)A Resource Guide for more answers I hope you enjoy the book, and learn enough, to make a difference in your own life or in someone you love.