Dr. Michelle Zetoony

Sleep Medicine
St Petersburg, FL
20 years experience female

Locations

DO Sleep Solutions, Inc

St Petersburg, FL

Address

545 4th Avenue S, Suite A, St Petersburg, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

AvMed Health Plan

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Medicare

Humana Insurance Company

Aetna

Tricare

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

About

Bio

I practice sleep medicine in Clearwater, FL. I completed Internal Medicine residency and became board certified. I also completed fellowships in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. I am boarded in all three specialties. I enjoy practice and home life. I love educating colleagues and the community about sleep.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Sleep Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

663 Answers
74 Agrees
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Interesting question: Unfortunately the amount of alcohol that would have to be involved to dull pain would more than likely make you unconscious and stop breathing. This ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
FDA thinks so: Amien/zolpidem is not approved by the fda for more than 10 mg in any person regardless of weight. With that being said, it is studied in europe to 20... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
sometimes real: Choking sensation, gasping or breathing problems can occur commonly during sleep, particularly on your back or in rem. Sometimes if body is having pr... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Typically no: That does not usually happen. It can trigger changes in your level of carbon dioxide since with apnea you tend to retain more and CPAP will force you... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Genetic tests can be done for many disorders of single gene mutations. It can be costly. You also will get answers about other genes since the testi... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Up to a week: Sometimes we are surprised to find that it can take even longer for a cold sore to erupt. Sometimes it is something else. Tingling can be sign of so... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Urgent care!: If you cannot swallow at all that implies you are not able to even swallow your own saliva. This is serious. Go to hospital. Airway can close compl... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Swelling: Irritation and swelling in back of throat lead to a lot of pain but can be due to a variety of factors most common of which is viral infection. Also ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Fragmentation: Quite a few things can cause the above. There are a number of sleep disorders that will trigger the above. In general if everything with sleep is ot... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Fragmentation: It is somewhat common for restless sleep to feel like you haven't slept at all. A variety of problems can cause this from breathing disturbance to pa... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Biofeedback: helpful for both may be biofeedback. Make sure about reasons/causes for each. Anxiety, stress, etc. hydrate with water. Hope this helps. Biofeedb... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Infection: typically could be swollen lymph nodes. Infrequently form of cancers when nodes continue inflamed. If persistent or obvious infection that not getti... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Higher risk : Having the flu does weaken your immune system. So if fever and mucus production persist then you will need antibiotics. First try to thin mucus with... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
It depends but go back to 7.5mg until the symptoms subside and try alternating between 7.5mg and 3.75 for a few weeks. Much of this depends on age an... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Various reasons but a common one is burning the roof of your mouth (hot drinks) or your tongue. If not improving check with your dentist. Usually t... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
the covid19 vaccine will not affect the HIV testing. Many other infections that can also cause sore/stiff neck can occur so it is important to look i... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Your call: Inflammation and infection often cause enlargement of lymph nodes which, if in certain spot, will cause some specific musculoskeletal issues. Talk t... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
If recent consider: Sometimes this 'funny feeling' may be the first and only indication of a shingles infection (zoster) which is a painful reactivation of the same virus... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Can be a few things: This can be trouble with gas or other musculoskeletal issues. Sometimes it is a viral type of infection. Unfortunately other serious side effect can... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Keep track: A helpful tip may be to keep a log about your sleep (this can be found online) and keep track of your actual sleep time. Even more than medical or sl... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
At least 2 hours: At least 2 hours before planned bedtime. Ideally 2-4 hours. Some of this depends on medicatoin you may take for other reasons or other medical proble... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Both: They can cause both in the right patient. In general they are stimulants so they can cause these problems and others.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Treat pain: Treat the pain. If there is problem with pain, your brain tended to have wake rhythms intrude into sleep. Sleep can be lighter and less restorative.... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Amphetamines in narc: I'm not sure if i understant the question. Unlike in adhd, amphetamines used for narcolepsy should not be taken intermittently or with holidays. The... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Can't sleep.: If you're concerned about your sleep and something possibly being wrong, see a sleep specialist or talk to your primary care physician. There could be... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Herbs for sleep: In general yes. What they say about thanksgiving turkey is true. It is not a recommended otc herb because it can also be very harmful in high doses ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Food allergies: It is common age for food allergy which is very difficult to test for but those are all common symptoms. You figure this out by eliminating foods and... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Nocturnal epilepsy: Some are. Others are not. Most neurologists would be able to tell you if they feel that yours is genetic based.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Marijuana and sleep: In general no. Mj is most know regarding n3 and rem adjustment. Illicit drugs are not recommended and most times for dsps or other circadian disorde... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Entrainment: The trick in most people is to set a schedule or monitor your current schedule with a sleep log. More important than bedtime is a strict wake up time... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Posture: Could be related to posture. Breathing is deeper when arms are out to the side.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Avoid triggers: If you have rls, avoid triggers both medically and medications. Avoid stimulants (nicotine, caffeine, etc) and if you have medical condition that mak... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
REM phenomena: A lot of people complain of intense vivid lifelike dreams where they wake up feeling like they have hallucinated. It would be hard to tell most times... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Alt to tx cataplexy: I have had luck with biofeedback and hypnosis in treatment of my patients. Sleep hygiene and avoiding excessive sleepiness through medications and sc... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Sleep deprivation: All living things require sleep. Sleep deprivation leads to sleep rebound. Issues that occur include mood disturbance, decreased memory, increased g... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Ask yourself if ...: Ask yourself if you have the 4 cardinal features: 1 ) urge to move legs/body, 1)rest makes symptom worse, 3) getting up moving makes symptoms better a... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Risks Somnapure: The chemicals that are listed from somnapure are not habit forming or tolerance building. The biggest side effect may be daytime hangover and fatigue... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Sleep therapy: Sleep psychologists are most often used for insomnia. They provide restructuring programs of thoughts that are negative for sleep. They can give perso... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Somnapure: There are some helpful supplements in this product that are somnogenic. So in patients having difficulty falling asleep, there may be some benefit.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Somnopure herbal: Somnopure is a commercial compound that that comounds that are somnogenic (sleep promoting). A list is at the company's web site: http://www.Somnapur... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Energy working work: Long shifts require breaks. Planned 2-10 minute breaks every 1.5-2 hours. If permitting, daylight exposure and exercise recommended (walk outside on... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
A few things: Genetics is major contributor. Also medical issues and medication. Low iron, low b12, overactive thyroid, low folate (folic acid) and kidney problem... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Look online: There is the RLS network online that has good resources. Also one of my favorite sites regaring RLS is www.Rlshelp.Org. Hope this helps.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
RLS: Can be a lot of things but it is the urge to move foremost. Some people say it is a pain or just a rush from the inside. It can be described like gro... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Anyone: Anyway can have sleep apnea. Young/old, male/female, obese/underweight, healthy/multiple medical problems. There are a lot of risk factors you would... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Seek help!!: This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, you... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Sleep myoclonus: This can be very disruptive to person's sleep but also to the bed partner. Treatment is often very helpful. In some situations, removal of a medicat... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Insomnia: Yes. Oftentimes insomnia can cause or be effect of hypersomnia conditions. Caution because idiopathic insomnia is very rare and may be the effect of... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Melatonin: Melatonin feeds the system in regards to pineal glad. Melatonin is the "anti light hormone" so when our body should be preparing for sleep at night, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 20 years experience
Ambien (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) does affect sleep stages (i.e. Patterns) and dreaming. It is less so than some other medications prescribed for sleep but it does c... Read More
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Apr 24, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Zetoony is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zetoony is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I thank you. I did it while in bed stretching with my hand on my neck. I cracked my neck before, none habit wise, but the crunch sound and pain were new. This answered a...Read More
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Will you be moving further South? I hope not since I live in New Port Richey. Can you tell me where the office will be? I would like to call this week to set up an appointment for early May if poss...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you 4 trying. Gone to many HIV Dr's & ID centers. Told there is no treatment. I'm so sad & tired I also have Tricare to. PLEASE HELP!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL

Residency

Type in hospital or program
Completed 2006

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Clearwater, FL - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Clearwater, FL - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Clearwater, FL - Winter
2013

Affiliations

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