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Neurological Exam For Central Sleep Apnea
Im 19.i have low T,chronic stress,sleep apnea,neurological issues. its hard for me to get very erect. my doc gave me Cialis but im scared of effects!!
Could wait on Cialis: If you're uncomfortable with taking Cialis then, why not ask your doctor if it wouldn't make sense to first try and address some of your other problems conservatively and/or with cognitive behavioral therapy and see if things get better. If not, you can always come back to medication later. ...Read more
Prior ENT exam saw no obstruction relating to sleep apnea. Today diagnosed with/apnea & low oxygen level. Does this mean I have central sleep apnea?
Sleep Study: A sleep physician will order a sleep study that will clarify your condition. CPAP is the usual initial treatment, but your sleep physician will be the one to decide what course of treatment to follow. Low O2 is a serious condition which requires immediate treatment so don't delay. ...Read more
What happens if central.sleep apnea goes untreated? I had a sleep study and can't tolerate the cpap. I'm so scared. what test should I have?
Try again : Sleep apnea can cause a fair number of problems over the years. Getting used to a CPAP takes time and you need to work with your respiratory therapist to get the appropriate fitting. If you absolutely cannot use the CPAP surgery may need to be considered but should be the last resort. Sleep apnea should not be ignored ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See cardiologist: Central sleep apnea is most commonly a reflection of heart failure and will improve if heart condition is treated and improved. There are other predominantly neurological causes that are much harder to treat, but they are uncommon. Specialized breathing machine can mitigate central sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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