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can sleep apnea cause dizziness

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Apparently so: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20513051 conclusions: this study suggests that a previously undescribed link between idiopathic dizziness, daytime somnol ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It : It would be helpful if you could ask someone who has observed you sleep, if you snore or if you stop breathing. Those are important pieces of informa ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Several medical problems can cause symptoms. Acid reflux can contribute to sinusitis. Acid reflux can be a cause of nausea loss of sleep due to slee ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
MRI very sensitive: Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms. Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound both ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramin Ipakchi
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Likely not: Paranoia is unlikely to cause obstructive sleep apbea but somethings can cause paranoia and central sleep apnea but this is extremely rare
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep. It is due to obstruction of the oropharyngeal airway usually at t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Narcotics are a classic example of medications that can cause sleep apnea (central).
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Definitely, SA: occurs when the soft tissue in the back of your throat relaxes during sleep and blocks the airway, often accompanied by the loud snoring. Another comm ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhan Tahir
21 years experience Rheumatology
Possible: Data on sleep disorders in luous is an area where research is lacking. But studies do suggest "sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia and periodic ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The chronic fatigue of sleep apnea and the physiologic stress of apnea can lead to psychological issues ... Like depression.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
No.: No.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Central and OSA: Narcotics like Suboxone can cause respiratory depression--a decreased responsiveness to elevated co2 levels in the blood. Because the brain responds t ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Duhon
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes, probably: Caveat: I'm not a dentist. I'm an M.D. specializing in sleep disorders. Mouth-breathing during sleep is very common in patients with obstructive sle ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Go to a doctor. The doctor can take the history and examine the patient. The doctor can take blood and urine and perform tests to determine if any dis ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sleep deprivation: and the dream deprivation it implies can cause physical symptoms such as headache. Psychologically, it can make us irritable, paranoid, and hard to f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Possibly: Osa can cause chronic low oxygen in the blood and this can lead to vascular damage. It can definitely increase your risk of dementia.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Hard to say: Usually things that worsen sleep apnea is weight gain, alcohol, and other sedating medicines. Not sure that dehydration can do it.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Seizures: Yes, it can trigger seizures.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Amongst the huge numbers of conditions which cause tinnitus, sleep deprivation is certainly one.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Possibly,: If you already have epilepsy, it can be an adverse trigger, but other triggers could involve recreational drugs, hypoglycemia, stress, lack of eating, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Tegretol: Short answer yes. There is narrow window for most antiepileptic drugs. Too much does affect CNS and can cause paralysis but not the sleep paralysis ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Strahil Atanasov
37 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not necessarily: The number one daytime symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is sleepiness. Turns out that only about 20% of osa patients complain of sleepiness. T ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Timmerman
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Many things: Often, quality of sleep is an issue as well. It isn't enough to just be in bed for 7-8 hours, the quality is key. Room temperature, light sources, e ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes. It can.

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