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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: It has been published that it affects 4% of men and 2% of women, but personally, i think it is much higher. Unfortunately, it has been given lower pr... Read More
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Not only is it very common, but more concerning is that some studies estimate that upto 90% of those with sleep apnea havent been diagnosed with it ye... Read More
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Dr. Lance Timmerman
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Most people with it are not diagnosed yet. Published numbers are low, and most authors of studies admit that the number is likely much higher. Man... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
Dr. Saurabh Bajpaianswered
11 years experience
Insomia: High blood pressure, fatigue and insomnia are one of the most common symptoms associated with sleep apnea. With severe conditions you can be deprived ... Read More
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Dr. Garrett Caldwell
Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is when you stop breathing for a period of time while you sleep. Is typically caused be a collapse of the throat closing off the airway. ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Sleep apnea: Fatigue, snoring, daytime sleepiness, stop breathing for a few seconds while sleeping- are a few symptoms of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea, is frequently ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Just another term: For sleep apnea. There are several types: obstructive, where the air is blocked from getting to your lungs by collapse of your upper airways during sl... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 20 years experience
Many options: Once you had a formal sleep study, usually you get started with cpap. If this is ineffective, then an oral appliance or surgical procedures are other... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Apnea: Treating the cause, whether obstructive or central apnea. Consult a neurologist.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Huma Sheikh
Specializes in Neurology
Sleep Testing: Sleep apnea is diagnosed through a sleep test that is usually done overnight in a sleep lab. A person sleeps overnight in the lab and their arousals... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mushahid Farooqi
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hello! Hope you are doing fine. Patients with mild OSA an oral appliance is a good alternative to a CPAP machine, along with other things, including w... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
No: Sleep apnea is a treatable disease. Weight loss is the cornerstone of treatment in pt's with a BMI above 30. CPAP is the first line therapy and there ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
22 years experience
Severity: Depends on whether central or obstructive how severe it is CPAP machine or oral appliance or combination, surgery there are a lot of options.
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven McCornack
Anesthesiology 35 years experience
You may consult suppliers in your area to see what is offered. There are many 'miracle' products being touted on the internet. Find what works for you... Read More
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