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Vicodin sleep apnea

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 37 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
Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 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
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
Emergency Medicine 9 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
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 9 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
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 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
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
Internal Medicine 31 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry 37 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Carter-Miller
Family Medicine 43 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Kirankumar Viramgama
Sleep Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Sleep apnea has association with hypertension, stroke, worsening diabtes if remains untreated for a long time especially in one who has severe sleep ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Polysomnogram.: Some concerns would be loud snoring with someone noting that you stop breathing. You need to see a sleep specialist and have a polysomnogram to get an... Read More

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