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Have you seen sleep apnea cause fibromyalgia-like unpredictable/"roaming" pain? If so, any idea why?

Have you seen sleep apnea cause fibromyalgia-like unpredictable/"roaming" pain? If so, any idea why?

They are related: Fm, TMJ & osa are related. Tmj (bite) problems impairs physiology and acirvates the hypothalamic-adrenal-pituitary (hpa) axis, a main regulatory system. This common pathway can lead to many physiologic disturbances, including problems with sleep and fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Melder
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Apnea (Definition)

Apnea is a symptom in which a person stops breathing for a period of time (about 10-20 seconds) and then starts breathing again. Babies can get apnea from some types of infections. Adults can have sleep apnea, often related to loud snoring and some ...Read more


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What medicines can treat sleep apnea, PLMD, fibromyalgia, and CFS?

What medicines can treat sleep apnea, PLMD, fibromyalgia, and CFS?

Too confusing.: You named four different issues that have four different causes and four different methods of treatment. I think an actual diagnosis is in order before we entertain any discussion of treatment. ...Read more

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I cry daily and i'm tired all the time. I have sleep apnea and fibromyalgia. Could this be the reason?

I cry daily and i'm tired all the time. I have sleep apnea and fibromyalgia.  Could this be the reason?

Consult with Dr.: Are you treated for the sleep apnea? What is the quality of your sleep? These answers can explain your fatigue. Also, talk to your doctor about possible depression. Crying daily is not normal and should be addressed. Consult with your sleep specialist and your M.D. A sleep study may supply some answers. ...Read more

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Does obstructive sleep apnea usually cause many symptoms?

Does obstructive sleep apnea usually cause many symptoms?

Not necessarily: The number one daytime symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is sleepiness. Turns out that only about 20% of osa patients complain of sleepiness. Thus, the majoriy of osa patients may not subjectively perceive daytime symptoms. Overall, osa may be a sneaky creature which makes it imperative to actively seek for symptoms/predisposing factors. ...Read more

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Have severe sleep apnea,treated with cpap. i wonder if i have hiatal hernia;.could being full of gas when waking be a symptom?could HH cause dizzynes

Have severe sleep apnea,treated with cpap. i wonder if i have hiatal hernia;.could being full of gas when waking be a symptom?could HH cause dizzynes

Hiatal hernia: It's possible. With Capp you are likely swallowing a great deal of forced air which can make you gassy and bloated but also force the stochastic up through the diaphragm and create hiatal hernia and reflux. May want to discuss with doctor pressure adjustment, biPAP, HOB elevation and anti-relic meds as well as weight loss. ...Read more

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Can neurotransmitter imbalances be a primary cause of sleep apnea, such that double bi-maxillary advancement will not cure? If so what tests should you have and what type of doctor should I see?

Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea can be either obstructive or central. Correct diagnosis by a witnessed, overnight sleep study at an accredited center is essential. If obstructive, see an ENT to rule out obstructions ( deviated septum, tonsils, adenoids). If the lower jaw is retruded , causing blockage of the airway, a neuromuscularly determined appliance made by a dentist can avoid the surgery. ...Read more

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What symptoms can a deviated septum cause? Could my deviated septum be the reason behind my allergies,breathing trouble,congestion and sleep apnea?

What symptoms can a deviated septum cause? Could my deviated septum be the reason behind my allergies,breathing trouble,congestion and sleep apnea?

Deviated septum mayb: Deviated nasal septum may be causing,breathing problem,congestion and sleep apnea , it all depends upon how much deviated septum you have and how much obstruction it is causing .Better you consult E.N.T.specialist and get it corrected . ...Read more

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Everyday im congested, headache, neck pain, ent dr thinks is just sleep apnea i couldnt do excersice cause vertigo what should i do? im type 2 diabeti

Sleep apnea and DM2: Your doctor may be correct about your sleep apnea but you must be referred to a specialist that can help you. Regarding type 2 diabetes - please stop that term. Type 2 diabetes can be totally removed once you have a good diet and good exercise. Please have your doctor refer you to a dietitian. You can and will get rid of type 2 diabetes once you get in under control. ...Read more

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Can sleep apnea over time cause my symptoms of low t level low sperm count , hyperhydrosis, sleepiness, constipation, anxiety, depression.?

Can sleep apnea over time cause my symptoms of low t level low sperm count , hyperhydrosis, sleepiness, constipation, anxiety, depression.?

Many: Sleep apnea can cause many of the symptoms you described although it's unlikely to cause all of them. If you have sleep apnea, treat it to see which symptoms will improve. ...Read more

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Can psvt cause sleep apnea?

Can psvt cause sleep apnea?

No: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep. It 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. Rec. See sleep specialist for a sleep study (psg). ...Read more

Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Sleep Apnea (Definition)

Literally it is stopping breathing during sleep. There are 2 main types. Obstructive the most common. Central the less common. When people speak about sleep apnea they usually refer to obstructive where you cannot breathe due to ...Read more


Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more