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Heart Risks While Flying And Sleep Apnea
Just diagnosed with Central sleep apnea. On cpap for now but what other tests or drs should i see to find out the cause. Heart has been ruled out.
Several: Central Sleep apnea by definition emanates from the brain therefore, a neurologist or neuro sleep specialist may be the optimal specialist to speak with in order to try and discern a specific cause although often times exhaustive searching finds little to nothing in terms of ORIGIN. If you'd like to set up a private consultation please write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more
Can you die from central sleep apnea?
I was just diagnosed and cant tolerate cpap. I want to find out the reason for csa. Ep said not heart. Now what?
Yes: Sleep apnea (sa) can definately affect both short term heart rhythm and long term heart health. When your airflow is interrupted, your heart reacts to this under stress, and its speed as well as rhythm can be affected. If you think you have sleep apnea, please seek treatment, as it can be a serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low oxygen at night &on oxygen 2 liter at night only. Tested for sleep apnea don't have it had a few hypopenas though.could it b heart prob or cancer?
Worried about husband. He is 29, over weight, sleep apnea, smokes, eats junk food all the time. He just said he feels funny and nauseous.Heart attack?
Feel great. Heart checks out, no resp infections. Noticed o2 saturation drops to 89 at night. Have sleep apnea. This the cause? Daytime is 94-95
Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea is defined as stopping breathing for at least 10 seconds and having blood oxygen levels drop below 90%. If you know you have sleep apnea, why haven't you been advised about either CPAP or custom dental device to open the airways to allow proper oxygenation? Please discuss this with your md asap!. You are at risk for heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes and more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My heart stopped a number of times while asleep, in hospital and measured - up to 4.5 seconds, could it be sleep apnea?
At night, will get waken up in a "start", feeling of can't catch breathe, heart beats faster. Sometimes sweaty. Anxiety, panic, sleep apnea?
Chemical mattress?: Dr. Fowler's advice about sleep study is good. Also I see you have a history of allergies. I have seen similar symptoms result from exposure to off-gassed chemicals from memory foam mattresses. If that's what you're sleeping on, try sleeping on the couch for a week to see if symptoms remit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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