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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities: I would say anything that creates a lack of sleep. There are many types of disorders and each has its own set of symptoms. If you give a list of sym ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruchir Patel
14 years experience Sleep Medicine
Peds sleep: Children manifest poor sleep quality from any reason differently from adults. Some clues would be snoring, restless sleep, bed wetting, irritability, ... Read More
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18 years experience Neurology
Sleep in children: Symptoms include sleepiness, attention problems, hyperactivity, bed wetting, poor grades, sleeping in school, fear of going to bed, sleep walking, nig ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Ask again with info: I would need your ahi, rdi for your total night's sleep study and then i it might be possible to comment. Also give me your lowest desaturation and av ... Read More
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
FAB rephrase! T_You!: Without access to all the info from the study, it is nearly impossible to tell why you are not receiving some form of treatment for your sdb. It is po ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Depends on what the studies showed and what your symptoms are. Good question to ask MD who ordered sleep tests.
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Fatigue: There are a number of possible causes. Please have your dad start w/a visit to his primary care doctor who may do some blood work. If all is well ph ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Beverly Dexter
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sleep disorder: If insomnia, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia(CBT-I) is most effective and for nightmares Planned Dream Intervention is most likely to help ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Sort it out: There are several different sleep disorders from sleep apnea to narcolepsy to shift work disorder. They all have different causes and treatments. Se ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
44 years experience Psychiatry
You can do much: Everyone experiences occasional sleeping problems, which just be a minor, passing annoyance or a sign of a serious sleep disorder or underlying med. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Carstensen
38 years experience Dentistry
Is it breathing?: If the sleep disorder you are asking about is obstructive sleep apnea, you can use a nose mask called a cpap; often children respond well to having ov ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Polysomnogram.: The degree that sleep is impaired. This can be accurately assessed by a sleep specialist with a polysomnogram (sleep study).
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sleep docc: That is what they are trained to fix.

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