Table 7 Most frequent daytime and night-time symptoms of OSA identifiable in a primary care consulting room
Daytime symptomsNight-time symptoms
Excessive daytime sleepinessSnoring
Sense of unrefreshing sleepObserved apnoeas
Chronic tirednessChoking episodes
Morning headachesAbnormal movements
ApathyFrequent arousals
DepressionNicturia (adults) and enuresis (children)
Difficulty in concentratingNightmares
Memory lossRestless sleep
Reduced sex driveInsomnia
Personality changesGastro-oesophageal reflux