What is EDS related to sleep apnea?
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) related to sleep apnea is more than just being exhausted during the day. It's a different kind of tired.
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness is a real medical condition associated with sleep apnea that may leave you feeling drowsy or cause you to fall asleep when you shouldn't during the day. This can lead to problems with work, school, activities and hobbies, and even your relationships.
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CPAP is one tool to help manage your sleep apnea, but it may not always help you feel rested during the day. One study showed that 1 out of 3 people with sleep apnea who were compliant with their CPAP still experienced Excessive Daytime Sleepiness.
If you think you or a loved one may have Excessive Daytime Sleepiness related
to sleep apnea, talk to your doctor today.
*CPAP = continuous positive airway pressure.
Throughout this site, we refer to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) as sleep apnea. This site does not address Central Sleep Apnea.
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) related to sleep apnea is more than just being sleepy during the day
ES, sometimes called daytime sleepiness disorder, is a real medical condition that affects many people with sleep apnea. ES related to sleep apnea may cause you to feel drowsy or fall asleep when you shouldn’t during the day, leading to problems with work, school, activities and hobbies, and even your relationships.

You’re not alone—
Many people suffer
from ES related to
sleep apnea

3 out of 4 people with sleep apnea experience ES

CPAP is one tool to help manage your sleep apnea, but it may not always help you feel rested during the day. Even if you’re not perfect at using your CPAP, ES related to sleep apnea is not your fault. 3 out of 10 people who use their CPAP correctly still have ES related to sleep apnea during the day.