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Dr. Parham Gharagozlou

Sleep Medicine
Concord, CA
10 years experience male

Locations

Healthy Sleep Care

Concord, CA

Address

3108 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

9258496635

About

Bio

I am a sleep specialist with background of internal medicine. Also I have interest and expertise in neuropharmacology and use of medications in geriatric population.

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

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Persian

Doctor Q&A

108 Answers
54 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Geriatric depression: Trazode and Mirtazapine are my choice / if there is behavioral issues as well then i choose seroquel (quetiapine) but needs to make sure there is no c... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
?: Need more info. Can you move limbs? Can you breath normal? Inside your head are you drowsy or alert?
A member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
RLS: Tylenol (acetaminophen) will not fix it. Talk to your doctor. In pregnancy some people get a condition called restless legs syndrome. It may be relate... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Watching: Watching tv before bed time will disrupt your sleep. No tv 45 minutes before bed time.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Routine: Routine exercise, warm and cold compress go a long way. Try to avoid medications if possible.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Disc bulge?: Different possibilities but first thing comes to mind is a disc bulge. Let your doctor know.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
There is a window: N it does not have to happen on certain day. There is a window of opportunity that is a few days.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Youth sleep: As we age from infant to toddler to child the need for sleep dramatically decreases. Having a set wake time and strict day time routine is important b... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Just do it : Just make sure you clean it and keep it dry. It can cause different issues not skin tag though. Skin can get raw and infected.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
MCV: Little on high side the first things i would check is Folic Acid and vitamin B12 levels.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
No in general : No. Doctors need to see you to initiate a medication. Sometime to refill some platforms allow use of webbased requests.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Would pich gabapenti: Any day i would pick Gabapentin over other based on clinical experience with side effects unless Gabapentin is not working well for patient.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Initiation insomnia: You need to wake up at same time and not nap all day. This schedule to be followed weekday and weekend. Don't go to bed unless you are actually tired ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Emergency: Sounds an emergency that you should not sit on it i wuld discuss with my physician on call person now or go to emergency room/urgent care.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
If: If you have more pain and stiffness when you wake up, your doctor has to know about it.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Abnormal: What you describe is abnormal more likely diagnosis among others are insomnia and sleep disordered breathing. She needs an expert sleep interview to d... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Inflammatory issues: Looks like your treating physician was thinking of inflammatory issues sort of like rheumatisms and seems results needs to be discussed with him soon ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
RLS: Go to rls.Org many help options available but treating physician should have experience with RLS management. Usually sleep specialist and neurologist... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
?: Likely not evidenced based recommendation unless related to some cardiopulmonary issue related to your sleep.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Depression: Did you see a sleep doctor who has interest in insomnia? Depression can cause insomnia but it is likely to be early morning insomnia. There are many o... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
IS and OSA no go: If you have osa then DX of is is not really appropriate in my mind. Probably the hypersomnia is related to residual effect of osa then optimize treatm... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Wash: Wash your hose and mask everyday with one part vinegar and 9 part water. Rinse and dry.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
If: If you have a stable sleep apnea and use your machine, you still need to see a sleep doctor yearly.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Tired and sleepy: Assuming this is not acute: among many things that it can be like depression, being tired and sleepy are important signs sleep pathology. If he snore... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Unlikely in you: Unless you have strong family history unlikely in 31 year old woman. It is hard to distinguish between anxiety and real chest pin at times. If your do... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
talk to your doc: Need to let your doctor know. Sometimes such thing comes from stress or mental disorders but only your doc can diagnose.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
He's right: Probably he is right just from the info you provided. Always discuss your doubts with your doctor so he can explain better.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Danger: Does a pediatrician agree with above ? If yes normally he has to work this up or fix it if no why don't you get a second opinion. The findings you men... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
No pill: It is a mistake in many instances to rely on sleeping aids. You have to find the reason with help of sleep specialist and find the solution to it.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Body chemistry: Release of certain chemicals in response to pain and fracture itself.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Jump/jerk in sleep: If it is only in sleep onset it is normal but more than that needs evaluation .... See a sleep doc. Multiple conditions can do this some of them need ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
theoretically yes: They can be prescribed together if you really need them.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
No: Warfarin or inr are not related to visibility of veins in general.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
bipolar: What you put up make me think is it bipolar ii . Talk to your physician .Yes if seasonal maybe sad.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
aphtus: May be a aphtus. If you get them frequently or if there is pain, fever, red spots need to see a doctor.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Don't: Don't leave an elderly person alone after hospitalization. Go to follow up appointments.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
YES: Very intersting topic. It does but how to get rid of is more of art than established protocols now. Discuss with a sleep neurologist.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
2 mg ativan (lorazepam): 2 mg is acceptable dose on high side. If it felt too much don't take all. May be half. Also this should be only fow few day for what we call adjustmen... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Yes the former can be acute or chronic like acute stress.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Sweating in sleep: Don't go directly to osa as you mentioned. Many other problems can cause nocturnal sweating. Discuss with your primary doctor first. Need expert nasal... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
No: If you are sleeping the amount your body needs for your age and then cut back you will have sleep deprivation that is a bad thing to have.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
7 hr is wrong: Probably your body needs more than 7 hour of sleep.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Sleep study: Many sleep problems increase your adrenergic tone and in response body will also increase parasympathetic tone and both of these can cause trouble wit... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
wake up same time: Wake up same time every day. Don't watch the clock in night and have alarm. Avoid napping in between.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
YES: If somebody has a mild RLS antidepressants like ssri Prozac zoloft (sertraline) Celexa etc. Can make it worse to the level that patient feels symptoms... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
PLMD vs RLS: Rls happens in evenings and can cause sleep problems but plmd happens only in sleep. Both can cause less efficient sleep at time - not always.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
RLS: The main treatment strategy for RLS when it is severe and primary that is not related to other illness is dopamin agonists like Requip (ropinirole) or... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Complex: Variety of reasons can cause this. You need further evaluation by sleep doctor.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
See sleep doc: Specially if you have more sex drive and eating more. Acute fatigue of course can have reasons unrelated to sleep.

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Highly recommended. Caring and very knowledgable.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gharagozlou is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gharagozlou is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks.can you introdiuce one doctor in iran that are good.i dont know
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! My sleep dr is the one who presc. it while waiting for study.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm making an appointment w dr today. But think its just side effect.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 2012MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Awards

seton hall university, research colloquium
Thought Leader, Third Place, Contra Costa County Region, CA - Summer
2013
Top Sleep Medicine Specialist, Second Place, National - Summer
2013

Affiliations

John muir medical center
Northbay medical center
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