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There are over 57,000 heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in New York, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With thousands of commercial drivers on the road, most drivers are faced with a difficult schedule that can disrupt their sleep schedule. An unstable sleep schedule can introduce various health risks and present harmful situations. An average of 40,000 nonfatal injuries and 1,550 fatalities can be attributed to drowsy driving annually, according to the American Sleep Association. Sleep deprivation may lead to work-related crashes that can be detrimental to yourself, your job and those around you.

It is extremely dangerous to leave any symptoms untreated and not diagnosed by a sleep doctor. Insufficient sleep presents a higher risk of a sleep disorder. One of the most common sleep disorders commercial drivers and truckers suffer from is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a chronic condition that causes airways to become obstructed during sleep. Cases may range from mild to severe. Patients who suffer from sleep apnea endure countless nights of interrupted slee

Signs & Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea
  • Chronic snoring
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Memory loss
  • Mood changes
  • Dry mouth
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
Risks Of Sleep Apnea
  • Heart problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Weight gain
  • Problems with mental health

Dr. Mayank Shukla is a board-certified New York sleep doctor that offers the leading sleep apnea treatment. He treats patients all over New York including New York City, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn. Below are some of the top health risks of sleep apnea:

Dr. Shukla is dedicated to helping patients take control of their sleep and properly treat this condition. During the initial consultation, Dr. Shukla will assess the patient’s symptoms, perform a short physical exam and discuss their medical history to diagnose the sleep disorder. To ensure a proper diagnosis, he might suggest further testing with an at home or in-office sleep test.

The sleep test will give Dr. Shukla a closer look at the symptoms to provide a more a rounded diagnosis. Once the condition has been identified, he will create a customized treatment plan for the patient that aligns with their lifestyle and needs. Dr. Shukla offers the leading sleep apnea treatment options at Sleep MD NYC. Options include an oral device, CPAP machine, Provent, Winx and Inspire. Dr. Shukla strives to provide a selection of treatment options that can treat all patients.

If you believe you are suffering from sleep apnea, contact Dr. Shukla at Sleep MD NYC to receive the best treatment in New York.

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