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Memorial Satilla Health Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

Memorial Satilla Health Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

(upbeat music) Diagnosing Sleep Apnea – You have to seek medical attention, that’s number one once you recognize the symptoms. Most of my patients, the spouse or some family member notices the problem and they convince that person to come forward. Next is to have an examination by a physician. And what we usually do …

Is My Snoring Dangerous?

Is My Snoring Dangerous?

While some snoring can be normal or may just be a bothersome sound, snoring is a common sign of a more serious health condition such as obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea means abnormal pauses in the breathing when somebody is sleeping. Other symptoms to look for other than loud disruptive snoring include the person being …

Home Sleep Test Explained

Home Sleep Test Explained

Tired throughout the day? Do you snore loudly? Are you overweight? You may have a disorder called sleep apnea. People with sleep apnea stop breathing in their sleep for seconds or even minutes at a time. The airway gets obstructed, preventing oxygen from passing to the lungs. When untreated, sleep apnea can trigger a host …

How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Narcolepsy

How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Narcolepsy

Another condition that we would see in the sleep disorder clinic is known as narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is alternately not well known by the bulk of the population, and it’s sort of a rare disorder if you will. And also there’s a social conception of it. There’s been portrayals of it in the media and sort …

How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Narcolepsy Treatment

How to Diagnose Sleep Disorders : Narcolepsy Treatment

Narcolepsy treatments are going to vary widely from patient-to-patient depending on what symptoms the patient experiences. Whether they have cataplexy or don’t have cataplexy, or if they have other parts of the narcolepsy triad such as sleep paralysis, hypnagocic or hypnopompic hallucinations. Generally, the first line of treatment for narcolepsy is a sort of stimulant …

Sleep Study – Patient’s Perspective

Sleep Study – Patient’s Perspective

what brought me to the Sleep Lab for very first time was the fact my wife had brought up that I was heavy snorter and we had asked Dr. Crowd specifically about sleep apnea. at that time I also was probably about 95- bout ninety pounds heavier than when I currently am today at that …