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R/O OSA: NASONEX (mometasone) WILL HELP IF RHERE IS A COMPONENT OF ALLERGIC RHINITIS: OSA can be suggested with underling obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL.VS HYOID SUSPENSION . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When you go for a sleep apnea test is it ok to use nasonex (mometasone) and Zantac that day...Or will it give a false reading?
My doc put me nasonex (mometasone) and tessalon pearl for cough and post nasal drip, sneezing, stuffy for over 3 weeks but I still can't stop coughing. Need sleep?
A good start: Nasonex (mometasone) ia good start if one suspects environmental allergy causing symptoms described for duration of greater than 2 weeks. However, it will take days to weeks of daily use to reach maximum efficacy. Would add twice daily saline irrigation and oral antihistamine such as cetirizine (Zyrtec otc). Can even add decongestant to the antihistamine for faster short-term relief. See allergist for work up ...Read more
What is the best time to sleep at night? Should it be between 8:30p.M. To 10:30p.M., or just before 11 p.M.?Sleep for how many hours?6 to 9?
I am 23yrs old .Today ifirst time i experienced high b.P 155/90. My lifestyle is healthy.No smoke.Rare drinking.Bt alittle more sleep .Whats the cause?
It is probably BPV: Bpv( benign positional vertigo) this ia an annoying but benign condition as the name describes. It is a disease of the inner ear balance system. Can also happen from viral infections. Steroids may help. Certain exercises might also help. The condition may last from few days to several months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep hygiene: Use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sensitive marker: Sleep is a sensitive marker of many diseases. If there is a big, sudden change in your sleep habits, it is important to let your doctor know. Be careful with taking sleep-inducing drugs to cover up the insomnia. This should only be done after eliminating serious causes of insomnia. It is much better to use insomnia to reach early diagnosis of an underlying medical / psychiatric condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Comfortable one: People sleep in many positions, back, abdomen and side. With proper support of the neck, legs and back most any position is best. Some would prefer you not sleep on the abdomen due to the greater rotation of the cervical spine. Pillows are very improtant. Those that support the neck, lower back, between the legs help maintain normal curvature and posture. Sleep on it and find out best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal variation: There is a great deal of variation in the amount of sleep individuals require, including variation by age. If you are able to sleep through the night and wake up feeling rested, sleeping more than you feel is normal may not be a problem. If you are not able to get enough sleep, or feel tired throughout the day, consult a physician as you may not be sleeping well during the night. ...Read more