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Does Sitting Up Help Sleep Apnea
Can mild sleep apnea cause a person to be so tired and cause a person to fall asleep sitting doing nothing or working at my computer?
Are there effective alternatives to cpap? I have sleep apnea. My level of energy is very low, i fall asleep any time I am sitting still for more than an hour, when I am driving distances, and when at the movie theater, i cannot make through a movie withou
Sleep apnea: It would depend on the severity of the apnea on your sleep study. If the apnea is not severe there is a dental device that you can use. There is the option of surgery but its not as effective if the apnea is severe. Losing weight is important if you are overweight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My penis shrinks during exercise and even while sitting doing nothing. Ive sleep apnea untreated and borderline low testosterone. What could it be?
Penis size chg: Size change of penis with temperature, activity, rest is ordinary. This reflects blood in the sinusoidal vessels of the shaft, which can expand or contract with various influences. ...Read more
Absolutely: Another benefit to exercise is that it can help get you to sleep faster and perhaps deeper. However, without a CPAP or an oral appliance to help with the sleep apnea, you likely won't adequately recover from the exercise. There is no substitute for an open airway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Apnea: Apnea is defined as a stopping of breathing- it can be caused by many different factors. Holding one's breath is a form of apnea. Medications can cause it as well. Sleep apnea is cessation of breathing while asleep and can be caused by airway obstructions ( tonsils, adenoids, deviated septum, enlarged uvula, sleeping on ones back allowing the jaw and tongue to drop back and block the airway.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: But before final verdict.....Need to know more. ...Read more
Several: Weight loss or just avoiding sleeping on the back can improve sleep apnea. There are several medical treatments for sleep apnea (cpap, dental devices, surgery). If you have sleep apnea you should have it evaluated since untreated sleep apnea can cause not only daytime symptoms (sleepiness, fatigue), but can also lead to high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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