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Can you still have sleep apnea if you don't awake during your sleep gasping for air or choking? I have fatigue brain fog and occasional snoring.

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

It is possible to have sleep apnea with the symptoms that you describe but not likely.
A more detailed history might point in a different direction. Talk to a sleep specialist or to your primary care doctor.

In brief: Possible

It is possible to have sleep apnea with the symptoms that you describe but not likely.
A more detailed history might point in a different direction. Talk to a sleep specialist or to your primary care doctor.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If you wake up feeling tired, are tired during the day, fall asleep watching tv or movies, feel like you want to nap then you may have a sleep disturbance such as sleep apnea.
A consultation with a sleep disorders specialist is indicated. Most ENT doctors are well trained in apnea and can evaluate your airway as well.

In brief: Yes

If you wake up feeling tired, are tired during the day, fall asleep watching tv or movies, feel like you want to nap then you may have a sleep disturbance such as sleep apnea.
A consultation with a sleep disorders specialist is indicated. Most ENT doctors are well trained in apnea and can evaluate your airway as well.
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. David May
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Sleep apnea is also known as sleep disordered breathing.
Unfortuneately, you could be having this go on and not no it at all. Please go see a sleep physician and they will be able to find out if you need a sleep study. This is the only way to know for sure.

In brief: Yes

Sleep apnea is also known as sleep disordered breathing.
Unfortuneately, you could be having this go on and not no it at all. Please go see a sleep physician and they will be able to find out if you need a sleep study. This is the only way to know for sure.
Dr. David May
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