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what is episodes of not breathing during sleep

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Apnea: = disorder in which stops breathing or experiences shallow breathing during sleep.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible Sleep Annea: This is a frightening thing to witness and should be investigated. Sleep apnea is a disorder where for various reasons a person stops breathing breif ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Seek professional dr: seek someone who is sleep medicine boarded or has a detailed sleep medicine practice (not just someone who runs a sleep study center, although lots of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Anxiety issues?: The pattern of symptoms & the timing does not seem to make sense with any organic condition that I am aware of. Sleep paralysis should not cause p ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Nose blocked: You may be experiencing a partisan blockage of air flow. Could be partial obstructive sleep apnea or just partial nasal obstruction. Speak to your ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Sleep apnea: Stopping breathing while sleeping is almost invariably caused by sleep apnea. Other causes would be things like stroke or seizure (which could potenti ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No, I think it only: happens during inhalation
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Specialist: I suggest a board certified pulmonologist and formal sleep studies and a medical workup, including a routine chest x-ray; however the sleep study is t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Strange: Check with a sleep doctor.

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