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I have been having sleep and breathing problems for 4 years or longer, and I don't have the money to go to a doctor, is there any suggestion for me to help with this problem. I have trouble falling asleep and when I do sleep I always wak...
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in the middle of me sleeping my mind wakes up, but my body is still sleeping. i am fully aware of whats going on around me, but i am unable to move any part of my body. i can't even open my eyes! i am literally screaming in my mind tr...
spanish_shantie | Last answer
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why does my boyfriend have very swollen eyes when he uses his CPAP machine and how to prevent or help it.
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I've had quite a few health issues up to this point, and no one can seem to find anything wrong. My journey eventually took me to a pulmonologist who said that I may have sleep apnea. I told him that I almost never get restful sleep and ...
ShinyJabberwocky | Last answer
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since using cpap machine started swelling in feet,ankles,hands and stomach. stopped using machine for 4 days swelling went away. started using again for 3 days swelling came back. doctor has ruled out possible causes other than cpap machine
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Dear Dr, Could you please tell me how many hours of sleep a 13 year old needs? Also what is the best time for a 13 year old to go to bed? Thnx, Malan
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i have been having this for a long time where i can see and hear but cant move and i have had a sleep study and the doctor told me sleep paralysis now i have read a million diffrent things what sleep paralysis really is no one knows do u...
LivsMami908 | Last answer
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I am sixteen years old and over the past year I have had three nights where I fall in and out of sleep for a couple hours, never fully waking up, but being able to move around in my bed/see my room, etc, and experiencing very weird and s...
michaelao | Last answer
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I have been having this problem for about 6 months. I am a 22 year old female, in fairly good health and have always slept fine up until this. EVERY night without fail, I wake up anywhere from 1-4 times with these horrible night terrors....
inkindulgence | Last answer
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Can sleep apnea more likely than not cause diabetes?
moto727 | Last answer
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Hi Doc, What does it mean when you wake up in the morning with a sticky substance in mouth? In the context when you have chronic sleep problems(agitated sleep,you do not feel refreshed afetr waking up,somtimes nervous) and have deviate...
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I'm a 26yr old female (which I've noticed from my readings, isn't "likely" candidate for sleep apnea)... My doctor is sort of old school (close to retiring, not up to date with current findings on all medical issues) I have severe all...
silverspring | Last answer
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I have been diagnosed with sleep Apnea and Low Testosterone. I am currently on a BIPAP with O2. I have tried injections and a patch for the low T, but both increase my hemoglobin to dangerous. Could there be some connection between th...
recrem | Last answer
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I visited a heart specialist for my palpitations and fatigue.I was diagnosed with arrhythmia and the heart specialist thought it could have been caused by osa.I was tested by an ent specialist and found this to be correct. Using a remst...
rottytrot | Last answer
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After the 4th night on CPAP, I awakened with a sharp pain in the middle of the right side of my chest. The pain progressed around my ribs and back, on the right side. There is pain on inhalation and when lying on my back and either side...
Texannie | Last answer
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Have been snoring loudly for about four years. Two sleep studies have confirmed sleep apnea. My wife and I seldom wake up in the same room together due to the snoring. I tried several CPAP machines and half a dozen masks but was unable t...
edmulholland | Last answer
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Please join me on Thursday, September 2nd at 2 PM Eastern when Tara Marie Segundo of Tara Marie Live interviews me about my book, Sleep, Interrupted: A Physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired. Click on this l...
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Please join me on Tuesday 8/31 when I’ll be talking with Michael Goldman, Sleep Health Evangelist and creator of SleepGuide.com. He and I will talk about important and sure to be controversial topics related to obstructive sleep apnea, i...
Steven Y Park, MDBlank | Last answer
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Hy doc.I am 20 years old.For about 5 years i do not sleep well probably of depresion but i see a shrik.MOst of the times i take a nap in the afternoon i waske up feeling dizzy,nervous with headaches,nausea,agitated,and during sleep i al...
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I have had several episodes of waking up in the middle of the night gasping for air after the acid reflux has gone into my lungs. it causes me to start coughing and sometimes vomiting. it leaves a very painful and burning sensation in ...
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