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Sleep Apnea Head Strap
I have dcm and a crt-d and untreated sleep apnea. This morning before getting out of bed, my head was spinning & i almost passed out. Vertigo?
Call cardiologist : With severe cardiomyopathy and a crt-d, you can't assume a simple or harmless cause for any kind of dizziness. We used to believe that heart problems wouldn't produce vertigo-type dizziness, but recent studies have proven that assumption false. Get in to see your doctor, preferably your cardiologist, asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having small quick jolts of pain in my head and im 18 and little overweight and have sleep apnea, this happens alot, im afraid of stroke/hemmorage?
What can I expect after getting oral appliance therapy for apnea? I'm schedule to go in and talk to my dentist about an oral appliance for sleep apnea, but i'd like a little heads up about what to expect afterwards before i go. Will an oral appliance chan
Depends: There are a number of things that can happen as far as side effect like mild pain, teeth not fitting together in the morning, and possible tooth movement. Follow up care is key to improving the success rate. Not all patients find success. Seeing a dentist with significant experience and education treating this life threatening condition can help with side effects and improve success. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will sleeping on an adjustable bed be helpful for someone with sleep apnea? My mother has been diagnosed with severe sleep apnea. She will not use a cpap (refuses) or an oral appliance. Will an adjustable bed help her if her head and upper body are elev
Head : Head of the bed elevation can be helpful for osa especially if other options are not possible. Studies have shown that it can decrease the ahi but usually not enough to completely normalize it. You could consider having her do a portable sleep study or in-lab psg while sleeping with the head elevated to determine exactly how much effect it has on her severity of osa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My symptoms are fuzzy feeling in the head, black outs, memory loss and feeling tired. I am 30 years old with mild sleep apnea, bipolar& gastric ulcers?
Treat osa first: Do the simplest thing first. Get an oral appliance (from a dentist familiar with sleep apnea) to treat the sleep apnea. The memory loss and feeling tired may be related to this. Some of the other symptoms may fade, as well. If not, they will probably be easier to diagnose then. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My head MRI showed a small retention cyst in the sphenoid sinus.Headaches and dizziness last week hence the mri.Smoker, sleep apnea from time to time.?
MRI very sensitive: Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms. Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound bother you when you have the headache? Do you have visual changes before the headache comes? If so you may have migraine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is something wrong with my brain? Sleep apnea runs in father and sister. Head feels like a brick at all times, intermittent tingling brain, memory loss, horrible concentration, brain fog, forcing myself to breathe sometimes. Lightheaded 90% when I get in
I don't have sleep apnea, am not overweight, sleep on side, don't drink, but still snore when breathing through my mouth. What aids should I try? Mouthpiece keeping jaw forward? Strap to close mouth?
Gasping for air: Sleep apnea is defined as complete (apnea) or partial obstruction (hypopnia) of the airway during sleep. Typical signs and symptoms are snoring, wake up gasping for air, and excessive daytime sleepiness. Diagnosis is made by a sleep study (polysomnogram) and the main parameter of diagnosis is ahi (apnea-hypopnea index). Mild sleep apnea ranges from 5-10 ahi. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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