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What are the symptoms of osa?

What are the symptoms of osa?

Several: People with osa can be fatigued, gain weight, have headache upon awakening, significant high blood pressure, very excessive sleepiness, depression, sexual dysfunction, muscle aches & pains, poor job peroformance, increased motor vehicle accidents and many many more. Of course, they snore! marital and relational difficulties may be present as well. Just get a sleep study! u will be glad u did! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring is an abnormal, loud, hoarse, or harsh breathing sound ...Read more


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Wife said i had the symptoms of apnea. Heavy snoring and sometimes no breathing. What do I do?

Wife said i had the symptoms of apnea. Heavy snoring and sometimes no breathing. What do I do?

Get investigated ...: OSA is a condition of intermittent upper airway collapse during sleep causing disordered breathing, disturbed sleep and daytime sleepiness. Symptoms include, impaired concentration and depression. OSA can cause Hypertension. Untreated, it increases risk of Heart Attack, Stroke and Motor Vehicle Accident. Diagnosis is confirmed by Sleep Specialist and Sleep Study. Treatment is with CPAP machine. ...Read more

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For 3 weeks I've had a congested nose.I don't know why. Due to this, I've been snoring every night. I'm really worried. I have no other symptoms. Why?

For 3 weeks I've had a congested nose.I don't know why. Due to this, I've been snoring every night. I'm really worried. I have no other symptoms. Why?

Mgt: There are many possible causes, including an infection or allergic rhinitis. i would suggest reviewing your symptoms with a virtual appointment. If you have a history of allergies, nasal saline, nasal steroids and an anti-histamine may be used. ...Read more

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Alcoholic: some symptoms: puffy face, beer gut (or ascites), snoring, heartburn, rapid short breaths while sleeping, dehydration on tues after weekend?

Alcoholic: some symptoms: puffy face, beer gut (or ascites), snoring, heartburn, rapid short breaths while sleeping, dehydration on tues after weekend?

Need better eval: Alcoholics can develop cirrhosis which can impede blood flow back to the heart, cause fluid to accumulate in the lower part of the body including the abdomen, can cause malnutrition, can cause insult to the kidney and can impede lung function and steroid metabolism causing rapid breathing and alkalosis. All these have to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Symptoms if sleep apnea?

Symptoms if sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea: Fatigue, snoring, daytime sleepiness, stop breathing for a few seconds while sleeping- are a few symptoms of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea, is frequently associated with increase level of hemoglobin and htn. Sleep study is indicated. CPAP will be the treatment of sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of sleep apnea?

Snoring: The symptoms are daytime fatigue, snoring, frequent waking, frequency of night time urination, but tiredness during the day very hard to deal with. Get diagnosed by sleep study and treated. Apnea carries risk of heart attack, stroke and other nasty things. Your family doctor can arrange the study and most insurances cover it. You will feel so much better after a good nights sleep. ...Read more

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How to tell what are symptoms of sleep apnea?

How to tell what are symptoms of sleep apnea?

Several: Snoring is a warning sign that sleep apnea may be present. Other complaints include awakening gasping/choking for air, dry mouth/sore throat, urinating multiple times at nights, morning headaches, unrefreshing sleep, cognitive impairment and excessive daytime somnolence. Talk to your doctor about any of these symptoms. A sleep study would have to be done to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is meant by sleep apnea? And the symptoms?

Reduced breathing: Sleep apnea is when you stop breathing while you are asleep. This results in waking up at night many times over and/or having reduced blood oxygen levels. The primary symptom is sleepiness called "excessive daytime somnolence." you can take a simple questionairre here: http://www.Umm.Edu/sleep/epworth_sleep.Htm if you believe that you have sleep apnea, see a sleep specialist right away. ...Read more

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