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Can many anatomical issues combined create a perfect storm for sleep apnea? 
When I was in about 21, I got hit in the face with a baseball, hard. Hard enough to break my jaw, the orbital bone in my cheek and my nose. They immediately …

Suffering from aerophagia and mixed sleep apnea 
I am a 44 year old female. I am 118 lbs and I live at 7100 feet. I lived 37 years at sea level. The last three years I have been treated for Fibromyalgia, …

Vaso Motor Rhinitis from Cpap 
I have found that I cannot use the Cpap due to severe reaction to Cpap -even after 3-4 hours use a night, I wake up with extreme watery eyes, a constant …

Can CPAP therapy become less effective over time? 
I have OSA and use a CPAP machine set at 18. I have used the same machine for several years. Can CPAP therapy become less effective over time? …

Masks for a beard 
Is there a special mask for men with a beard? I have a haircut once a week to keep it trim but it does not always help. Is there a certain way, …

Insomnia symptoms with CPAP mask 
I use a full face mask and often just lie there, sometimes for hours, before falling asleep !! If I take the mask off, I fall right asleep. I'm …

Resmed S9 Autoset not adjusting 
My fiance's brother recently bought a Resmed S9 Autoset on line. We were under the impression that this particular machine has an automated pressure …

How long does it take to get acclimated to CPAP? 
How long does it take to get use to using the machine and acclimating my body? I have been on it now for 7 days and I must admit I do feel much better. …

Constant throat irriation from sleep apnea? 
I was wondering if anyone had throat irritation due to sleep apnea and snoring. Or does anyone know what causes constant throat irritation and mucus …

Father with Transient Ischemic Attack and sleep apnea not compliant to CPAP 
Hi. My dad has been told he possibly had 2 TIA's (Transient Ischemic Attack) in 2 days due to untreated sleep apnea. (He also has Vascular Dementia …

Sleep apnea and panic attacks - wife does not understand  
England-after 5 weeks no sleep and panic attacks I discovered sleep apnea and got referred.(no mention from doctor just pills!) Test show apnea throughout …

Low blood oxygen and sleep apnea 
I just had a sleep study 2 weeks ago. the tech came in while I was still awake and put me on oxygen. The next morning he sent me over to a o2 supply …

Fluid retention and sleep apnea? 
I have been having problems feeling like I cant get enough air during the day. I went to the ER and a sleep study was prescribed. I had my first …

Gastric reflux and sleep apnea 
Please help me. I am terrified and desperate. I used to exercise in the late afternoon and thereafter would have severe sleep apnea symptoms - alternatively …

Puffy eyes from CPAP 
I've been on the cpap for a month I still get bags under my eyes and till sleepy in the morning. Answer Dear Sandra, I will give you some helpful …

Coughing and phlegm from CPAP machine? 
I have been using the machine for about a month now and I am finding that I have a constant cough and pleghm. Is it possible that this is a side effect? …

Does central sleep apnea happens together with narcolepsy? 
One week ago I went to sleep study from the reason that I have sleep paralysis like symptom which I can't move or even breath, however I can here people …

Education about the severity of sleep apnea 
A friend has just been diagnosed with sleep apnea and he was told it is severe. During his overnight test his breathing interruptions occurred about …

My sleep apnea with insomnia is getting worse 
I just got my results back for my second sleep apnea study. According to the results I went from mild/moderate to chronic. I have 71 obstructions …

Sleep apnea and peripheral neuropathy 
I'm a 65 year old female, very active and not obese. Everyone complained of my loud snoring so I went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist who …

Is my husband going to die from sleep apnea? 
My husband (56 years old) was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea about five years ago. He tries to use his CPAP but has yet to make it an entire night …

Acid in throat while sleeping 
I wake up sometimes from sleep gasping and with a large amount of acid build up in my throat. I usually sleep on my side. Is this sleep apnea? …

Sleep apnea's effect on the white matter of your brain 
I have been sleeping with a CPAP for several months now and have notice somewhat of an improvement. I am obese now, but most of my life I have not …

Can Sleeping On The Side Help Sleep Apnea? 
If my husband sleeps on his side, then does his sleep apnea no longer exist and he does not need the mask as well? My husband is rebellious about wearing …

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Will I always have sleep apnea? 
If you have sleep apnea now, you will always have this sleep disorder? Thank you! Answer Sleep Apnea is not a simple disorder, like a headache …

I rather die a slow & painful death than wear a CPAP mask! 
I hate the sleep masks & refuse to wear them. I'd much rather die a slow & painful death than wear one. They are uncomfortable, all of them. It …

My mouth drops open in deep sleep and the seal on my mask is broken 
I currently use a ResMed Mirage Quattro mask. This is my 3rd mask. This mask is best, but THE BRIDGE OF MY NOSE BECOMES SORE from the pressure. …

Persistent sleep apnea problems 
I have had sleep apnea for many years now. I am, however, an atypical patient. I am not obese. I am 49 yrs. old, 5'4" tall, weigh 140 lbs., and …

Nose congestion with CPAP in the morning 
I have been using a machine for 5 or 6 years with no trouble but find that a new one seems to cause my left nostril to fill like I have a cold. My …

Can sleep apnea be cured? 
Can sleep apnea be cured? I am 27 years of age and my ex partners have all told me I stop breathing when I sleep and it scares them. I've been told …

Husband with severe sleep apnea 
My husband has severe sleep apnea diagnosed by a sleep study. He stopped breathing an astronomical amount of times during the study. He has a CPAP …

Heart fluttering and rumbling sensation starts after apnea and goes for hours 
I was diagnosed with mild/moderate sleep apnea in 2005 for the first time. I did not have the courage to start using a machine...at the time, I had …

Sleep apnea and Insomnia 
I can get to sleep, but wake after an hour or two. Then it is impossible to get back to sleep. I asked my doctor for a prescription for Lunesta. Tried …

Here Goes... My Story With Sleep Apnea - Needing Advice 
18 years old.- I was diagnosed in college, freshman year, pre-physical therapy- with severe OSA . Anyway, I turned 38 in January, I have been homeless …

High Number Of Hypopnea Episodes But Oxygen Levels OK Not rated yet
My AHI is 10.9 I have been on a cpap machine for over 20 years. According to a recent oximetry study done last week, with a self titrating Fisher-Paykel …

Sleep Apnea only with a cold and weight gain  Not rated yet
I am an overweight male who has recently gained even more weight. Recently I had a severe sinus cold and had trouble sleeping. In particular I …

Chest Pain with CPAP Not rated yet
My husband has used the cpap machine for 4 months and is getting sleep results with it, but ever since he started using it he will wake up after about …

Sleep apnea and anxiety Not rated yet
I have obstructive sleep apnea and wear a full face mask. I have allergies and a deviated septum. For about 6 weeks I did not wear my mask. All …

Headaches from sleep apnea? Not rated yet
Will sleep apnea cause me to have annoying headaches 24/7? Answer Morning headaches are a symptom of untreated sleep apnea , but this doesn't …

Tired and depressed after seven days of treatment Not rated yet
I feel more tiredness and depression after using sleep apnea treatment for 7 days, though i feel i'm getting a good sleep. I'm told this should pass …

Intermittent anxiety - Not sleeping through the night Not rated yet
For a long time I refused to believe I even needed a sleep study, that is how freaked out I was about the idea of using a cpap machine to breath at night. …

Obstructive sleep apnea and depression Not rated yet
I would like to ask, if a person has obstructive sleep apnea, is it normal that he'll also become depressed? How long will it take before he will be …

CPAP and anxiety Not rated yet
I have had my CPAP for just over a week now but finding it very difficult to sleep with it on, full mask, i am trying to force myself to sleep! I feel …

How to Find a Durable Medical Equipment DME? Not rated yet
What are some guidelines on choosing a DME? This first one we picked because of autoship option has been a nightmare. No help no explanation. …

Nose cones for sleep apnea? Not rated yet
Do Nose Cones work for obstructive sleep apnea? I have a deviated septum as well. Thanks. Answer The main cause for obstructive sleep apnea …

Sleep apnea and bed wetting Not rated yet
My friend has sleep apnea really bad and continues to wet the bed more then once in a night. She is taking no medical care at all for this. She has …

My mom has sleep apnea and I don't know what to do. Not rated yet
I don't know what to do anymore. She has sleep apnea and she sometimes wakes up in the middle of the night unable to breathe and gasping for air. …

How long to wait for CPAP to feel the benefits? Not rated yet
I recently was diagnosed with sleep apnea, getting about 70% oxygen while sleeping. How long will it take for me to see results? How long to wait for …

Need to wake up and not breathing? Not rated yet
As I'm falling asleep I realize I haven't taken a breath for a bit so I initiate the breathing. When I'm in deeper sleep I feel the need to wake up. …

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Is this sleep apnea or sleep paralysis? Not rated yet
About every 6-8 weeks I wake up from a very deep sleep not breathing. It happens about every 3 mins and for a long period of time. I have heard …

Does sleep apnea cause headaches? Not rated yet
I frequently wake up with my neck feeling tight and a headache, could that be caused be Sleep Apnea? I am not over weight. Answer One morning …

Is it sleep apnea if you're at normal weight?  Not rated yet
My partner is 20, fit and healthy and by no means overweight. If anything he is too thin. He has pretty much every symptom of sleep apnea, such as …

Difficult to wake up in the morning Not rated yet
I find it very difficult to fully wake up when my alarm goes off and am continuously late for work, i have been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea …

Trouble breathing lying down before sleep Not rated yet
Prior to my diagnoses of OSA I struggled to breathe lying in bed or on the lounge after some time started to have panic attacks. This went on daily …

Help to treat sleep apnea if I can't afford to pay  Not rated yet
I am a 36 yr. old male and have been suffering from sleep apnea. I also have been out of work for a year and a half so there is no way possible to …

Can Sleep Apnea cause Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?  Not rated yet
I have been using a CPAP machine for for about 8 years yet I'm still experiencing a lot of the problems associated with sleep apnea. Dizziness, pressure …

Falls asleep in a split second Not rated yet
My husband would sleep forever if he was let. At night, when watching TV he would be wide awake and the next he was already sleeping. Then all of a …

How much true sleep I get with sleep apnea during the night? Not rated yet
I just completed a sleep study where they found I was having an episode one every minute. My question is ... at that rate, how much actual "sleep" …

Can Sleep Apnea Cause
Restless Leg Syndrome?
 Not rated yet
My legs have been hurting severely for the last 6 months. I had a sleep study last week and it is abnormal so I will see the doctor on Monday. …

Is atrial fibrillation a danger of sleep apnea? Not rated yet
My heart keeps going in and out of rhythmic beats. I only sleep a few hours at a time and I wake up every two hours to 3 hrs. at night, and I am always …

Does sleep apnea affects sexual desire? Not rated yet
I've been lightheaded for 8 months none stop and having problems getting an erection can this be a sleep apnea problem cause my life and my relationship …

Stopping breathing while sleeping! Not rated yet
Basically i used to stop breathing while sleeping when I was younger a lot. When this happened I had two choices; to breathe in heavily until I can …

What kind of harm does sleep apnea cause? Not rated yet
Does sleep apnea affects your immune system, the digestive process, the cardiovascular system, or even cause paranoia? Answer Sleep apnea affects …

Headaches with Sleep Apnea Not rated yet
Do you wake up with headaches with sleep apnea? I wake up almost every morning with headaches. I wake myself up from not breathing at nights. …

What causes sleep apnea? Not rated yet
I know that obesity can cause sleep apnea, but I heard that normal weight people can have this disorder. What are the causes, to know from what I should …

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Daytime Sleepiness? Not rated yet
I'm feeling very sleepy during the day. I don't have insomnia, because I know that I'm sleeping all the night. But I want to sleep all day. …

Sleep Apnea Neck Size question Not rated yet
I feel very tired after every sleep and I think it's because I'm overweight. It's true that if I have a large neck circumference I have problems in …

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