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Dr. Jacques Conaway

Sleep Medicine
Baltimore, MD
30 years experience male

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Sleep Medicine

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A member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Sleep Paralysis: Sleep paralysis is a sensation of being mentally awake but unable to move. Common causes include inadequate sleep or irregular sleep-wake hours. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Yes: Some prescription medicines can worsen rls, including anti-depressants, anti-histamines, and anti-nausea medications. Consider consultation with a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Breathing pauses: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is medical disorder characterized by repetitive breathing pauses during sleep. Signs and symptoms of untreated osa incl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Leg discomfort: Symptoms of RLS include: 1. Leg discomfort (tingling, jittery, creepy-crawly) 2. Triggered by rest, worse at night 3. Temporarily improved with... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Not exactly.: Beta-blockers are helpful for a variety of medical disorders, but like many medications are not entirely benign. Side effects include daytime fatigue... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Yes: Insomnia is the symptom of not being able to fall asleep, stay asleep, or waking up too early. It is not necessarily a diagnosis - as there are a var... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Sleep Twitches: Possible diagnoses include: 1. Restless legs syndrome: leg discomfort brought on by rest and temporarily relieved by movement. 2. Periodic limb m... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Yes: Requip (ropinirole) and Mirapex are fda approved for the treatment of rls. Non-prescription medications such as iron/vitamin c, vitamin b12, and fola... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
In summary, Yes!: 1. Adhere to healthy sleep habits. 2. Avoid substances that worsen RLS (e.g. Alcohol, caffeine, some prescription medications) 3. Daily exercise.... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
RLS / PLMD: Possible causes include restless legs syndrome and/or periodic limb movement disorder. Treatments do exist for both disorders - but i recommend a tho... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Conaway
30 years experience
Medications: Requip (ropinirole) and Mirapex are fda approved for the treatment of rls. Non-prescription therapies include iron/vitamin c, vitamin b12, and folate... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Conaway is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Conaway is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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