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Breathing-related sleep disorder

Breathing-related sleep disorder: Introduction

Breathing-related sleep disorder: Breathing-related sleep disorder refers to a spectrum of breathing anomalies ranging from chronic or habitual snoring to upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) to frank obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or, in some cases, obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Breathing-related sleep disorder is available below.

Symptoms of Breathing-related sleep disorder

Treatments for Breathing-related sleep disorder

  • Behaviour modification aimed at improving sleep hygiene and avoiding additional sleep deprivation
  • Avoidance of the supine positioning during sleep
  • Avoidance of ethanol and sedative medications
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Breathing-related sleep disorder: Complications

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Causes of Breathing-related sleep disorder

  • It results from airflow obstruction secondary to upper airway collapse or anatomic airway obstruction. In adults, the obstruction typically occurs at the level of the uvula/soft palate or tongue
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Breathing-related sleep disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Breathing-related sleep disorder

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or more »

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety more »

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed more »

Breathing-related sleep disorder: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Breathing-related sleep disorder

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Breathing-related sleep disorder: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Breathing-related sleep disorder

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More information about Breathing-related sleep disorder

  1. Breathing-related sleep disorder: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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