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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Sleep apnea: This can exacerbate the sleep apnea and compound the issue.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Bajpai
8 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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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience 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
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Proven : Yes proven. Treat it and live longer and happier.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Definitely, SA: occurs when the soft tissue in the back of your throat relaxes during sleep and blocks the airway, often accompanied by the loud snoring. Another comm ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Central and OSA: Narcotics like Suboxone can cause respiratory depression--a decreased responsiveness to elevated co2 levels in the blood. Because the brain responds t ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Both: Both are serious conditions, manageable with treatment, and serious if neglected. The severity varies in every particular case, the classification is ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Suboxone , Buprenorphine plus Naltrexone , stimulate my receptors and can lead to respiratory depression, as such it can worsen sleep apnea. In comb ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mounir Belcadi
Specializes in Psychiatry
Probably not: Xanax (alprazolam) is really an anti anxiety agent that could help somebody who can't sleep because they're anxious ( but there are much better agents ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: CPAP will greatly help symptoms, this is a mask that applies a low level of air pressure to the airway keeping it from blocking during sleep and effec ... 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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Actually having sleep apnea can be stopped with weight loss, cpap, or possible surgery. Another issue is the lung and/or heart damage that may have ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Courey
Specializes in Prosthodontics
Not typically: Imovane is a central nervous system depressant prescribed as a sleep aid medication (. Because imovane can worsen symptoms of respiratory disorders, p ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
They slow: The activity of the brain which promotes sleep.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramin Ipakchi
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Likely not: Paranoia is unlikely to cause obstructive sleep apbea but somethings can cause paranoia and central sleep apnea but this is extremely rare
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: In a word - yes. OSA can be devastating and destructive. The repercussions of inadequate oxygen supply to the brain as well as insufficient uninterrup ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Look at my health guide under sleep walking. There are several questions and answers about sleep walking. To answer your question directly, sleep depr ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Probably no cure but sure can try! weight loss is essential. After that, treatment as advised by a sleep specialist, c-pap and all. One may need a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not great: Results vary. In appropriately selected patients the surgery can be very successful, 70-80%. Also it depends on what surgery is being talked about m ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not common: This is really tough... Apnea leads to factors that while may not cause sudden death can lead to factors that contribute to death. There is a known as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep. It is due to obstruction of the oropharyngeal airway usually at t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Sleep apnea is not inherited per se. There is no identified gene that causes sleep apnea but it tends to be familial - runs in families.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes-with chronic use: Good question. The "z drugs" disrupt sleep less than benzodiazepines but there is evidence that there is some disruption with chronic use that becomes ... Read More
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