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Do I Have Sleep Apnea
See below: Nasal congestion does not mean you have sleep apnea, for sure. But it can exacerbate it. If you snore, have morning headaches, daytime sleepiness, gasp or choke for breath at night, wake up with a dry mouth, and/or have night time acid reflux, it may be sleep apnea. If so, please consult a sleep medicine specialist for evaluation. At minimum, your nasal congestion can be treated. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does sleep apnea cause nocturnal enuresis , memory impairment or concentration defects ? Although i don't snore ? Do I have sleep apnea?
Yes medicare covers: OSA is a recognized medical condtion. You do need a formal sleep study documenting osa. Once it is formally diagnosed medicare will cover a cpap machine. One can get an auto titrating/ adjusting machine vs undergoing a formal theraputic cpap study and then get a cpap machine. ...Read more
What to do if I have obstructive sleep apnea. will a tonsillectomy completely improve my quality of life?
Not likely: Sleep apnea is due to obstruction of the oropharyngeal airway usually at the level of the tongue or epiglottis. Two-thirds of patients with OSA are overweight and fatty infiltration of the neck and tongue may also contribute to airway obstruction during sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a man to chronic fatigue syndrome? I do have sleep apnea and struggle with my cpap machine, but fatigue seems to be getting worse.
Chronic Fatigue: Sydrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that can't be explained by any underlying medical condition and to date has no known specific cause. Sleep apnea and any chronic condition including heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and depression can all cause fatigue. Please discuss with your doctor. Refer to http://www.cdc.gov/cfs, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002224/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I do have mild sleep apnea, does it cause these numbers ? Do not smoke, 42 age male
rbc 5.78 hgb 17.9 hct 50.7 mpv 11.6 platelets 216 WBC 8.94 scared
What causes my dry mouth sometimes when asleep even when there is no nasal congestion during the day? I do not have sleep apnea.
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