Patients may be unusually sleepy during the day, sleep is fidgety, there is usually snoring which may be loud, during sleep there also be periods of silence (no breathing) and then gasps.
Less commonly, the patient may suffer from morning headaches, insomnia, poor concentration, moodiness, anxiety, irritability, and depression.
libido (sex drive) may decrease. Adult males may suffer from erectile dysfunction (difficulty in either getting or
maintaining an erection). Blood pressure often goes up (hypertension),
there may be weight gain, increased urination and getting up at night to
Some patients complain of heartburn.
A significant number of sufferers wake up during the night with a dry mouth/throat.