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what to expect during sleep study

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
REM IS CRUCIAL: REM/deep sleep is crucial , make sure to get a copy of the sleep study to confirm if sleep apnea or restless legs are present as well. You need to kee ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes. Important. Read about it here: http://sleep.lovetoknow.com/Not_Reaching_Your_Sleep_REM

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Consider an analogy:: Your car engine knocks and misses at certain speeds. Your mechanic can't find anything wrong. What can you do to fix this? How can you "fix this" if y ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Insomnia : He should be able to help you. Good Luck
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Consult sleep clinic: Good sleep helps you feel healthy and vital. Sleep apnea (frequent awakenings due to low oxygen levels during sleep) can increase your risk of high bl ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: Sleep apnea can cause low oxygen levels which could then lead to this fast heart rate. If that is the case, treating the sleep apnea should solve the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
SLEEP DISORDER: During rem sleep, your study should demonstrate no extraneous muscle motion, and if activity was present in other muscles, you could possess narcoleps ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Back
6 years experience Internal Medicine
CPAP and PVCs: Hi Derrick, there is data that demonstrates that CPAP usage does decrease the number of PVCs, but this was only in patients diagnosed with heart failu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Arrythmia: What was the nature of the arrythmia noted on the sleep study? Apparently no abnormalities of heart rhythm occurred while the Holter monitor was worn. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It really depends on the extent and whether you have any underlying cardiopulmonary disease.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes: It doesn't hurt at all. But some people feel odd sleeping in another bed and in a clinic room. I suggest that you bring your own - great pillow. If yo ... Read More
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