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A 36-year-old male asked:

Please share an interesting fact about sleep apnea.

150 doctor answers70 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sheeja Francis
Rheumatology 21 years experience
A: A majority of fibromyalgia patients also have sleep apnea.
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Obesity: Obesity contributes to sleep apnea, incontinence, gerd, asthma, varicose veins, & arthritis.
Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 49 years experience
You're: You're far more likely to have sleep apnea if your neck measures 17 inches or more!
Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 49 years experience
While: While sleep apnea devices (cpap machines) look cumbersome, they greatly improve the quality of life.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Asthma: Asthma is more common in people with obesity, sleep apnea, and stomach acid reflux.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea can cause morning headaches.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
40%: 40% of patients with high blood pressure also have sleep apnea.
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
On: On a sleep study, more than 5 episodes of apnea per hour is considered significant enough for cpap.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Snoring: Myth: snoring is the only problem caused by sleep apnea.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Enlarged: Enlarged nasal turbinates and a deviated septum can be components of sleep apnea.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
That: Myth: it's only for fat people. Anyone can have sleep apnea. If you don't wake up refreshed, check.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
You: You will feel so much better when you treat it. Most people are amazed by how much better they are.
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea patients wake up urinating more frequently. Treating sleep apnea helps to stay asleep.
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
There: There are home studies which are a good alternative to regular sleep tests in lab for most patients.
Dr. Mark Gujer md fasa
Anesthesiology 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP is not just to make you sleep better or snore less, it is saving your heart! osa hurts hearts.
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Any: Any more than 5 sleep apnea episodes per hour is considered significant: time for cpap!
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea doesn't only occur in obese people. Many other conditions can cause it.
Dr. Matthew Majzun
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care 15 years experience
About: About half of patients with sleep apnea are not obese.
Dr. William McLain
Sleep Medicine 45 years experience
Only: Myth: sleep apnea is only seen overweight men. Fact: it is not necessarily weight related.
Dr. Deepak Raja
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
It: It is associated with floppy eye syndrome, where the eyelids spontaneously evert at night.
Dr. Estrada Bernard
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
It: It is a misconception that only obese people may have sleep apnea.
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Myth:: Myth: people who aren't overweight can't have obstructive sleep apnea.
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine 36 years experience
Sleep: In children, sleep apnea is less related to weight and more to anatomy.
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine 36 years experience
It: Myth: it is only seen in overweight or obese patients.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 43 years experience
Using: Using CPAP takes discipline and fortitude. Don't give up.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 43 years experience
CPAP: Myth: CPAP is the only way to deal with sleep apnea.
Dr. Tod Haller
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea is associated floppy eyelid syndrome, which can have allergy-like symptoms.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea 101: compliance rates for CPAP use is only 50-60%. Obstructive sleep apnea can be fatal.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea: only 10-20% of americans with osa have been diagnosed & are receiving treatment. (asaa).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea 101: an apnea episode means you stop breathing for 10 seconds or more.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea 101: hypopnea is an episode of decreased airflow (usually a drop in oxygen saturation).
Dr. Dale Tylor
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric 20 years experience
Snoring,: Snoring, even with no actual apnea, is a risk factor for poorer academic performance in children.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
5: 5 % of adults have sleep apnea and may present with symptoms of depression, adhd, chronic fatigue.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
If: If you wake up with sleep paralysis in rem sleep, then blink your eyes and you will snap out of it.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Asians: Asians in particular may have increased risk of sleep apnea due to airway structure even w/o obesity.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea in children may present with hyperactivity and adhd like symptoms.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea can cause low testosterone, decreased sexual desire, erectile dysfunction.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Board: Board certified sleep specialist can be board certified psychiatrist, pulmonologist, neurologist etc.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
90%: 90% of narcoleptics with cataplexy have hla dqb1* 0602, compared to only 12-25% of the population.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea (ap-ne-ah) is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing sleep.
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea involves stopping breathing temporarily during sleep. The person wakes as a result.
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 20 years experience
The: The person with sleep apnea who wakes in the night often does not know why he/she woke.
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
Dentistry 22 years experience
People: People of any age can have sleep apnea, even kids!
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
People: People with sleep apnea are often not overweight. Sleep apnea causes obesity if left untreated.
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea can be a very serious disease process leading to cardiac disease, stroke, other problems!
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Many: Many people think it's not serious, but it can actually lead to many fatal disease processes.
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Untreated: Untreated sleep apnea increases risk of death and heart attack.
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Not: Not only obese, normal weight person can also have sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Central: Central sleep apnea, csa, can be idiopathic, due to cheynes stokes, narcotics, newborn, CPAP excess.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Arterial: Arterial pco2 less than 40 mm hg during wake - hypocapnia induces central apneas.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cheyne-­‐Stokes: Cheyne-­‐stokes pattern of breathing is characterized by alternating periods of hyperpnea and apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea may be a spectrum from snoring to upper airway resistance sydrome to hypopneas to apneas.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
3-5%: 3-5% of children have osa.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
OSA: Osa and RLS can trigger sleep walking, sleep talking, night terrors in children.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pediatric: Pediatric osa, minorities 2 to 4 x increased risk.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pediatric: Pediatric osa, surgery has been the “gold standard” – adenotonsillectomy (at), 60-70% effective*.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pediatric: Pediatric osa, CPAP 2nd line of therapy.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pediatric: Pediatric osa, psg gold standard for diagnosis.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
To: To reduce sids, avoid co-sleeping with adult – entrapment risk.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP reduces sleepiness and improves cognition.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP reduces mva and hospitalization rates.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP reduces gerd or heart burn.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP reduces high blood pressure.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP helps with glucose control in diabetes.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
GERD: Gerd is common in osa patients (53-76%).
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Blood: Blood pressure is reduced by approx 2 to 4 mm with CPAP treatment, atleast 4 hours per night.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
2-4: 2-4 fold higher odds of complex arrhythmias in osa pts.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP treatment showed beneficial response 50 % of glucose metabolism.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
A: A nonrandomized trial of CPAP for 10 days in acute stroke patients found a significant 8 mm hg fall.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Stroke: Stroke patients treated with cpap had less depressive symptoms at 7 and 28 days.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Autopap: Autopap improves compliance for approx 12 more minutes per night compared to cpap.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Studies: Studies have shown that those who have worse sleep efficiency on CPAP titration night are less adher.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Lunesta (eszopiclone): Lunesta (eszopiclone) enhances CPAP compliance, sleep efficiency, sleep latency and total sleep time.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Mask: Mask preference does not seem to matter too much for CPAP adherence.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Modafinil: Modafinil (provigil) is approved for residual sleepiness in osa patients.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep study usually measures • eeg • eog • chin emg • leg emg • airflow • effort • oxygen saturation.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Oral: Oral appliance can be used for mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Only: Only the custom devices (prepared by dentist) significantly reduced the ahi in sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Failure: Failure rate with prefabricated (non-custom) devices was 69% in sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Tongue: Tongue retaining device td, can also be used to treat sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: No one surgery is routinely effective except tracheostomyuppp has ~ 40-50% success rate.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Palatal: Palatal implants can worsen sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
1%: 1% change in weight results in ~ 3% change in ahi.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Roux-en-Y: Roux-en-y is most common gb performed for morbid obesity and sleep apneamortality rates < 2%.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea has been independently shown to be an independent risk factor for mortality.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Hormone: Hormone replacement in females has been shown to be associated with lower ahi.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Donepezil: Donepezil – shown to reduce ahi in Alzheimer's disease.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Modafinil/Armodafinil: Modafinil/armodafinil – adjunctive for eds; should not be used in isolation.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Upper: Upper aiiway exercises and shown moderate reduction in ahi in mild/mod osa.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Dijeridoo: Dijeridoo or oropharyngeal exercises improve sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Depending: Depending on definition positional therapy helps in approx 50 % of the patients.
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Almost: Almost one-third of commercial drivers have some degree of sleep apnea. Scary!
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Obesity: Obesity – increased visceral fat; parapharyngeal fat pads – increased neck size.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Macroglossia,: Macroglossia, elongated soft palate, increased lateral pharyngeal walls, adeno-tonsillar hypertrophy.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Craniofacial: Craniofacial abnormalities: recessed mandible (retrognathia)/maxilla, narrowed hard palate-osa risk.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Nasal: Nasal airway restriction: septal deviation, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Heredity: Heredity = increased risk for osa.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Uvula: Uvula enlargement: > 1.5 cm in length or > 1.0 cm in width.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Enlargement: Enlargement of lateral walls: > 25% impingement pharyngeal space by peritonsillar tissues.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Tonsillar: Tonsillar enlargement: > 50% lateral impingement of posterior pharyngeal airspace.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Exceedingly: Exceedingly high prevalence (86.6%) of osa among obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Independent: Independent of total body fat, obstructive sleep apnea is associated with Insulin resistance.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
CPAP: CPAP therapy improves Insulin sensitivity in patients with osa.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
OSA: Osa is an oxidative stress disorder.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Heavy: Heavy snoring (% of night >50%) increases prevalence of carotid atherosclerosis but not femoral.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Men: Men 40 to 70 years old with ahi ≥ 30 were 68% more likely to develop coronary heart disease.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
OSA: Osa predicted incident heart failure in men but not in women.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Men: Men with ahi ≥ 30 were 58% more likely to develop heart failure than those with ahi < 5.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea is an independent risk factor for systemic hypertension.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Individuals: Individuals with sdb had 4 times the odds of atrial fibrillation, 3 times the odds of nsvt, 2 x v e.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Non: Non sustained ventricular tachycardia - continue the study but pt will need a holter/cardiac eval.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Conduction: Conduction impairment related to increased vagal tone owing to high upper airway resistance.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Severe: Severe sinusal bradycardia: 5 to 10% in osa.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Prolonged: Prolonged sinusal pauses or avb 2nd or 3rd degree.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Conduction: Conduction impairments more frequent during oxygen desaturation and rem.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Higher: Higher prevalence of atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm) and osa.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
High: High prevalence of osa in patients with atrial fibrillation resistant to ablation.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Low: Low efficacy of atrial fibrillation ablation in severe obstructive sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Upper: Upper airway soft tissue structures are enlarged in patients with sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
OSA: Osa is an inflammatory disorder and may be linked to atherosclerosis.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
OSA: Osa is extremely common in obese type 2 diabetics.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea is associated with significant cardiovascular consequences.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Atrial: Atrial fibrillation commonly recurs in patients with sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Increases: Increases in extracellular Adenosine levels occur as a result of intense brain activity (e.g., seizu.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Most: Most effective surgeries osa, tracheotomy bariatric surgery for weight management, mma advance.
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
Heart: Heart failure associates with central sleep apnea, that is more problematic than osa and need tx.
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Sleep Medicine 10 years experience
If: It's a myth that: if i loose weight my sleep apnea will be cured.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Nocturnal: Nocturnal symptoms indicate sub-optimally treated asthma.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Untreated: Untreated osa is a risk factor for htn, cv disease and death.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Untreated: Untreated osa shifts timing of sudden cardiac death earlier (12 am – 6 am).
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pulmonary: Pulmonary HTN may improve with cpap.
Dr. Shira Miller
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea can be cured with weight loss!
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Acromegaly: Acromegaly 60% have sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Routine: Routine thyroid screening in persons suspected of osa is not indicated in absence of sx low thyroid.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cushings: Cushings syndrome increased prevalence of osa (33%).
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Studies: Studies show up to 50% of men and 30% of women affected by snoring.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Over: Over 30 million americans suffer from sleep apnea & an estimated 10 million remain undiagnosed.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea is more common than adult diabetes and asthma.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
80%: 80% of difficult to control hypertension is related to undiagnosed osa.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
50%: 50% of congestive heart failure scenarios are related to undiagnosed osa.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
60%: 60% of strokes (cva) are related to undiagnosed osa.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea leads to obesity and obesity makes sleep apnea worse.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
The: The average med school in the us spends exactly 4 hours teaching their future graduates about sleep.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Many: Many people with sleep apnea will be cured with sleep positional therapy.
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
People: People with sleep apnea may stop breathing up to 400 times at night, each lasting 10 to 30 seconds.
Dr. William Jakavick
38 years experience
Ignore: Sleep apnea is no joke. It has killed many people, don't let it take you, get it addressed asap!
Dr. William Jakavick
38 years experience
Ignore: It's a myth that: sleep apnea just means i snore a lot.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Ignore: Even thin people who do not snore can have it!
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Sleep: Sleep apnea is associated with causing depression, stroke, and afib, as well as many other things!
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Morning: Morning headaches can be sign of sleep apnea due to co2 build up throughout the night.

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