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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
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
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
9 years experience Family Medicine
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
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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
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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
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment : Obstructive sleep apnea, which is the most common form, usually occurs when there is a temporary obstruction in the pathway between the mouth & lungs ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Apnea: Treating the cause, whether obstructive or central apnea. Consult a neurologist.
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
Couple reasons: Sometimes it is a result of blockage of your airway, commonly by your tongue and other tissues. Sometimes it is a result of your brain not sending th ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanford Brace
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Snoring: The symptoms are daytime fatigue, snoring, frequent waking, frequency of night time urination, but tiredness during the day very hard to deal with. G ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Carter-Miller
43 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep Apnea: 2 types of sleep apnea exist:obstructive and central. Obstructive type more common, is related to weight, crowded throat and neck size. Snoring is com ... Read More
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