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A 41-year-old member asked:

How do i know if it's sleep apnea or having mini seizures?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 48 years experience
Sleep apnea: A physician must be seen to determine the correct diagnosis. An overnight , monitored sleep study ( psg) is the gold standard for diagnosing sleep apnea.
Dr. Mitchell Shapiro
Dentistry 39 years experience
Apnea or seizures: A sleep study (psg) will give you the answer you want. See a sleep physician who can order the test and interpret the results.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Sleep study: Sleep studies are the most accurate tests for diagnosing sleep apnea and rule out other sleep conditions. If you have symptoms of sleep apnea, your doctor will refer you to have a sleep study also called PSG. Good luck.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

How do I know if I have sleep apnea?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Sleep study: Sleep apnea is diagnoses with an overnight sleep study.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How would know if I am at risk of sleep apnea?

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Dr. Thomas Stern
Pulmonary Critical Care 24 years experience
Apnea risk: The biggest risk for sleep apnea is either being a man or post menopausal female. Other risk factors include obesity, age greater than 50, a neck size greater than 16 inches, and having a crowded airway.

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