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What is causing your morning headaches?

Sleep Apnoea may be causing your to wake up with a headache

Headaches are incredibly common, and the occassional headache is not usually a cause for concern.

If you are regularly waking up with a headache in the morning, then it warrants further investigation.

Regular morning headache sufferers are up to eight times more likely to have a sleep disorder, than those without headaches.

One of the most common sleep disorders is Sleep Apnoea, which interrupts your breathing during the night. Headaches in the morning is a very common symptom.

Other Sleep Apnoea symptoms

If you experience any of the following symptoms alongside morning headaches, then it is likely that Sleep Apnoea could be the cause.

  • Snoring
  • Excessive daytime tiredness
  • Choking or gasping during sleep
  • While not a symptom, being overweight, male and aged over 35 all increase the likelihood that you have Sleep Apnoea.

Concerned you may have Sleep Apnoea? 

Read "Should I take a Sleep Test?" now.