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Sleep Apnea Weight Gain
I have obstructive sleep apnea after gaining weight from steroids. Lately I drool a lot and sometimes foam at the mouth. Why?
See a specialist: Treating obstructive sleep apnea is a life and death decision! Sleep and oxygen deprivation can trigger severe health problems and decrease quality of life due to Obstructive Sleep Apnea. See a sleep specialist for PSG study and proper treatment. Do not procrastinate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress really make you gain weight? Loss of sleep (I have Severe Sleep Apnea, but use a CPAP machine recently... LOVE IT!). What else can gain wgt
Sleep apnea: Sleep apnea and weight loss are not common bedfellows however, if you know you have sleep apnea have you had a sleep study and treatment suggested? If not that is the next step. Get your dr to order a sleep study because the affects of sleep apnea can be fatal and need to be addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sleep Dr said that if I lose some weight it might help with my CENTRAL SLEEP APNEA. IS THAT TRUE?
How can I treat on the back mild sleep apnea? I am female and normal weight. I snore very loudly and this disturbs my husband.
Sleep Study: You should get a sleep study done either at a sleep study center(best) or have your doctor order at home sleep study (as long as it has some form of positional monitoring) to get an accurate diagnosis first. If no sleep apnea your dentist can fabricate a variety of oral devices that can help with your snoring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently lost thirty pounds and I have sleep apnea. Will the snoring go away since I lost the weight? I feel great and ready to pack up the cpap.
Good job!: Congrats on the weight loss! weight loss can definitely play a big role in the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. The amount of weight to loss varies from patient to patient. Te only way to know if you can get rid of the CPAP is to repeat the sleep study. You should contact your doc for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My second brother , has sleep apnea. There's a possibility that the excess weight he got can contribute ?
I'm 5'8 190 pounds if i lose a lot of weight, could sleep apnea disappear? I'm asking because i wanna join marines but sleep apnea is disqualifcation
You need to find out: The reason for your sleep apnea. Sometimes weight loss can be helpful. However, I am uncertain if you would be able to enter the military with a previous history of CPAP use. http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards.htm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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