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What are the causes of sleep center apnea?

What are the causes of sleep center apnea?

Many causes: There are many causes of csa. Commonly, patients with neurological problems may have csa. Specifically with stroke patients. There is also a large amount of patients with congestive heart failure that have csa. It may also be idiopathic, meaning that there is not clear reason why it develops. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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What causes forced sleep after only a few bites of food?

What causes forced sleep after only a few bites of food?

Sleepiness post meal: This question has many facets 1-the type of food, like carbohydrades, fat, the amout of food makes a difference , the more carbohydrate , the sleepier you get 2-metabolic rate, amount of lighting, ---if you live a sedentary life, blood is diverted to digestive system, hormonal and metabolic changes produce sleepiness 3-the amount of sleep debt, if you have been behind in your sleep , you get more sleepy-. ...Read more

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What drug can cause instant sleep and what is the dosage?

What drug can cause instant sleep and what is the dosage?

None really: Really the only types of drugs that can create an instant sleep would probably be those used for surgeries, etc. I would talk to a doctor. Don't mess around with questionable drugs and dosages. ...Read more

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What causes restless sleep?

What causes restless sleep?

Restless sleep: You have to first define what is restless sleep. If you are awakening numerous times, vs moving while awake repeatedly for comfort, vs being awakened by 3 children numerous times or the neighbor's dog barking incessantly. All of these can cause restless sleep. However, so can intrinsic sleep issues like sleep apnea. You need to see your physician or a sleep physician. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty sleeping?

What causes difficulty sleeping?

Endless: You think it, it can make you have difficulty sleeping. You've heard that the mind is a terrible thing to waste.Well nighttime sleep is definitely affected by what is going on in your mind and your body. ...Read more

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What causes extreme sleep loss from celiac disease?

What causes extreme sleep loss from celiac disease?

Depends: Hard to tell, but many neurotransmitters are in the gut, and if celiac messes up your gut, it may possibly cause imbalances that may affect sleep. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sleep apnea?

What is the cause of sleep apnea?

Several: Being over weight is probably the biggest risk factor. A loss of muscle tone in neck muscles as we get older. Heredity undoubtedly plays a role. Having a large tongue. Other contributing factors are an underdeveloped lower jaw, a narrow upper jaw and a high palate. These all tend to block the airway and lead to obstructive sleep apnea. In central sleep apnea the brain doesn't say to breath. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep paralysis?

What are the causes of sleep paralysis?

Causes: There are multiple possible causes of sleep paralysis such as lack of sleep, having a sleep schedule that changes, use of certain medications, other sleep disorders (i.E narcolepsy) and substance use. If you have a high amount of stress, anxiety or bipolar disorder it can make you more prone to the disorder. Some say that it may also run in families. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep disorders?

What are the causes of sleep disorders?

Many causes: There are many types and presentations of sleep disorders, ranging from inability to sleep (insomnia) to disrupted sleep to too much sleep. Excessive worries, medical problems, activity levels and day-night patterns, sleep apnea (sleep breathing problems) are among the common causes. When there is sustained sleep disturbance, daytime function is affected, resulting in fatigue, memory trouble, etc. ...Read more

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What should I do for back pain caused from sleeping?

What should I do for back pain caused from sleeping?

Back pain and sleep: Back pain could during sleep rather than caused by sleep. This has more to do with th type of mattress, position while sleeping and activity before sleep. Try to locate the cause for pain and which position causes more pain. Sleeping on tummy can cause more facet joint related pain. A saggy beg can aggravate disc apin is lying on the back. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

Many factors: Body aches, by themselves, can cause sleep problems. Poor sleep is usually due to being aroused from sleep and this is often due to pain from some area of the body. An over the counter pain medication such as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken one hour before retiring can help alleviate aches while sleeping. A 'sleep study' can provide more data-see your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sleep paralysis, and can it be successfully treated?

What is the cause of sleep paralysis, and can it be successfully treated?

Sleep Paralysis: It is a normal phenomena which happens in everyone usually during rem sleep during rem sleep glycince inhibits the spinal motor neurons causing paralysis of most voluntary muscles blink your eyes and you will snap out of it get a sleep study and mslt done to rule out apnea and narcolepsy. ...Read more

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At times it stings/strikes me inside my head?is it cause of sleep or cold or something else?

At times it stings/strikes me inside my head?is it cause of sleep or cold or something else?

Stings within the he: Several studies have indicated that EHS is significantly underreported, and in fact, many patients very rarely report it to their doctor because they are ashamed, or because they are met with incredulity or disbelief. As of 2014, no clinical trials had been conducted to determine what treatments are safe and effective; a few case reports had been published describing treatment of small numbers of people (two to twelve per report) with clomipramine, flunarizine, nifedipine, topiramate, carbamazepine, methylphenidate.[1] However, more and more studies suggest that education and reassurance can actually reduce the frequency of EHS episodes ...Read more

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I take quetiapine 25 mg for 5 months but it causes more sleep about 9-10 hours. But I have to study & have to awake early. How to overcome more sleep?

I take quetiapine 25 mg for 5 months but it causes more sleep about 9-10 hours. But I have to study & have to awake early. How to overcome more sleep?

Exercise, movement: Get at least 8-9 hours sleep and exercise first thing in the morning to wake yourself up. When you start feeling sleepy, move around. It will wake you up. Always worked for me on call. ...Read more

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I wanna switch to taking strattera (atomoxetine) in the morning cause icant sleep at night when itake it should I skip a dose than take it the next day in the a.M.

I wanna switch to taking strattera (atomoxetine) in the morning cause icant sleep at night when itake it should I skip a dose than take it the next day in the a.M.

Slow change to am: The best way to change is to make the time that you take the medicine a little earlier each day. For example you can start by taking it at 8pm instead of bedtime for 2 days then 4pm for 2 days, then noon for 2 days then 8am etc until the desired time is reached. ...Read more

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Could torticollis be caused by sleeping wrong?

Could  torticollis be caused by sleeping wrong?

True torticollis: Is not caused by sleeping wrong. It is a shortening of the neck muscle called the sternocleidomastoid. A crick n the neck leading to spasm and shortening from spasm can also be called torticollis so the answer to your question is a technical yes. Ibuprofen helps for spasm and physical therapy and stretching help for true congenital torticollis. ...Read more

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Is it possible for papilledema be caused by sleep apnea?

Is it possible for papilledema be caused by sleep apnea?

Sleep Apnea: Untreated sleep apnea causes negative intrathoracic and naso and oro pharyngeal pressure, these latter structures being close to the eye and if you have a eye condition could possibly contribute but no studies or data on this yet. ...Read more

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