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Dr. Seema Khosla

Sleep Medicine
Fargo, ND
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Fargo, ND

Address

Suite 103 B , 4152 30th Ave S, Fargo, ND, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(701) 271-9260

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota

Medicare

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Medica Health Plan

About

Bio

We have a patient-centered practice. Our top priority is the health of our patients. We advocate for patients and go the extra mile to ensure satisfaction and success with sleep-related medical disorders

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

Critical Care

Internal Medicine

Pulmonology

Licenses

United States: Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Symptoms + testing: Excessive daytime sleepiness despite obtaining adequate sleep at night, cataplexy (losing muscle tone in response to a strong emotion), and sleep para... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Not usually: You may be causing yourself to awaken and then may be hearing the tail end of a snore. If your airway is blocked or partially blocked, it can cause an... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Symptoms + testing: Excessive daytime sleepiness despite obtaining adequate sleep at night, cataplexy (losing muscle tone in response to a strong emotion), and sleep para... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: If you want to lose weight, get plenty of sleep and treat any underlying sleep disorder.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Narcolepsy: There are many reasons - insufficient sleep syndrome, narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia are a few examples. Medications can cause this as well. Restl... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: We perform a night time sleep study (psg) to evaluate how well treated your sleep apnea is. This is done on your CPAP device. If everything looks good... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Multiple factors: Many people with osa are unaware that they have it. It does tend to run in families largely due to inherited characteristics of the upper airway but m... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
This can occur.: Sleepiness can occur for many reasons - under-treated sleep apnea is a big one. I would obtain a download from the smart card to make sure your sleep ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Ok for some people: It isn't a bad choice for some people who are milder. Many patients utilize it for travel but a few utilize it full time. A repeat sleep study with Pr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Very: CPAP is the gold standard for treating osa. It works if you are able to tolerate it, are willing to wear it, and are willing to follow up with your sl... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Airway closure: With OSA, the upper airway closes, your oxygen level drops, your brain arouses to cause a brief awakening, and the cycle repeats itself anywhere from ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Uc davies has a program. The va system has a significant amount of experience with telemedicine, as do some university facilities in the south. You ma... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Sleep evaluation: Sleep apnea can cause your heart rate to increase at night. Perhaps you are waking up after a breath-holding spell which caused your heart to speed up... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Sleep evaluation : There are many causes of insomnia. Trazodone seems to have helped with sleep onset insomnia but there may be another reason that you have difficulty m... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Sleep clinic: There are plenty of options to treat your sleep apnea - CPAP, oral appliance, Provent, surgery, weight loss. Even people with mild sleep apnea can ben... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
See your doctor: You may have a sleep disorder such as narcolepsy. This is treatable with medications. Even if it doesn't turn out to be narcolepsy, there are many tre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
CPAP: For most people, CPAP is the most effective treatment. Some people have trouble tolerating it, though, and may need an oral appliance, weight reductio... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: There have been recent studies linking osa with alzheimer's dementia. Sleep deprivation leads to an accumulation of amyloid in the brain - this has be... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Possibly: Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine and can worsen underlying sleep apnea. You don't have to be overweight to have sleep apnea - if your jaw is recessed or... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
No, please don't.: Please don't add anything to the water - this can irritate the airways and the lungs.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Download an app: Obviously this doesn't render a true diagnosis but there are many sleep apps that can monitor for snoring, restless sleep, and determine the frequency... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
CPAP titration: If you are willing to try CPAP therapy, your doctor may order a CPAP titration study - it is similar to the sleep study you had but they will place yo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Could be sleep apnea: Snoring is caused by vibration of the palate. It is important to determine if you have simple snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. If it is simple snor... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
It varies.: For sleep apnea, the most common treatment is a pap device - it splints the airway open to prevent the repetitive airway blockage that fragments sleep... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Have a sleep study: This may be due to obstructive sleep apnea. If you have documented low oxygen levels at night, see your doctor. You may also have a lung disease or ca... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: Make your sleep a priority. Treat your sleep apnea and get plenty of hours of sleep.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Surgery, weight loss: For many people, weight reduction can improve obstructive sleep apnea. For some, surgery can expand the upper airway and improve osa as well. CPAP is ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: There are so many options now to treat osa, please don't ignore this. If you are worried about cpap, talk to your doctor about other ways of treating ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Hold your breath: Try to exhale then hold your breath for at least ten seconds. Many people have episodes that last more than a minute. Many people with sleep apnea are... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
More information plz: If you mean your ahi (respiratory events per hour) is 86, then you would be categorized as severe (greater than 30). I assume you were placed on CPAP ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Light can delay the release of melatonin. You should consider a relaxtion routine before bed, turn off the electronics and try to obtain 7-9 hours of ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Khosla
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Possibly: Some symptoms take years to appear. If you are excessively sleepy, experience muscle weakness related to strong emotion (cataplexy) , sleep paralysis ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khosla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khosla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I do not know if its per hour or the whole night.i am using cpap now.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Going to put my computer away when going to sleep.ty
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your advice! (:

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jagiellonian University Medical College (includes English program), Poland
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL

Residency

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

Awards

HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
ACCP
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