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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Stopping breathing: Sleep apnea happens when a person is asleep. Apnea is not breathing (no effort is made to take a breath), or the inabilitiy to breath due to an obstru ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Not breathing: Apnea is breath-holding, or not breathing. Some people have periods of time they don't breath while they are asleep. Sometimes it is related to body ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Proven : Yes proven. Treat it and live longer and happier.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience in 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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
8 years experience in 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience in Pain Management
Gasping for air: Sleep apnea is defined as complete (apnea) or partial obstruction (hypopnia) of the airway during sleep. Typical signs and symptoms are snoring, wake ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Anyone: Anyway can have sleep apnea. Young/old, male/female, obese/underweight, healthy/multiple medical problems. There are a lot of risk factors you would ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience in Pediatrics
Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea is stoppage in expiratory breathing. It is usually obstructive in nature and results in increased lung pressures as one breathes out at ni ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in 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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