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Obstructive Sleep Apnea causes

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Causality; good fit: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health; what makes information better is how it fits: Strain ... Read More

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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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Dr. David Fox answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is one of the reasons why sleep apnea should be treated since it can lead to ride sided heart failure. If treated right ventricular enlargement ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Sleep apnea, if untreated, can cause right heart pressure to go up and eventually cause enlargement. Make sure that you are following up with your doc ... 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 female asked:
Dr. Randi Leggett
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Obstructive : Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic condition that is tough on your body. It happens when your airway closes off as you sleep causing disrupted sleep ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
OSA: Obstructive sleep apnea is not influenced by minor dental adjustments . It can be affected by medications that are sedative like in nature. If you ha ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
See below: Good question. Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) ; autonomic dysfunction have been studied intently over the recent years. There are direct links surfacin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
40 years experience Dentistry
Tongue postion: The position of the tongue against the back of the throat is the most likely culprit. A diagnostic scan may be needed in addition to a thorough exam ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Other causes: An enlarged tongue, a retruded lower jaw, excess tissue in the soft palate, a deviated septum, enlarged nose turbinates or nasal polyps can all contri ... Read More

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