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It's ironic that before I was diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2000, I had no problem sleeping 8-9 hours a night. If I did wake up during the night, I had no problem falling right back to sleep, and I wasn't tired during the day.From the first night I brought home the CPAP I haven't had one decent night's sleep. Not one. I don't have any problem falling asleep, but I can't stay asleep. At first I was waking up after 4-5 hours and couldn't get back to sleep for a couple of hours. Now it's more like…See More
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New mouth device on the market

I've been hearing advertising for this product over the past few days.  It's sold as something to help snoring, but as I look at the information it seems to me that it would work just as well as my mandibular advancement device (MAD).In other words, this could help some of us with sleep apnea.Read about it here.Anybody have any thoughts about this?  See More
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I thought that when I got my sleep apnea diagnosis, that -- at last! -- all my sleep problems had come to an end.Ha!I have trouble falling asleep. Indeed, I rarely feel sleepy at night although I do feel tired. I even cut back on computer at night, etc., etc. (and installed f.lux on my computer) but I still had trouble. Now I'm doing something different: wearing special glasses (Uvex S1933X Skyper Safety Eyewear glasses). They block out the blue -- and they're making a difference! First I tried…See More
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"just add to the distilled water it is antimicrobial eg cleans your machine and is beneficial for keeping you healthy  from bugs germs viruses you get the picture and when you need to clean the humidifier out, put water on your plants the silver…"
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"If the heated tube works with your machine I would try that.  They also make covers for your tubing which may help some.  I think the heated tube may be your answer.  Keep us posted."
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We already know that obstructive sleep apnea can cause stroke, but can it can also cause central sleep apnea, MS, or even Alzheimer's? How can it lead to various other unexpected conditions such as migraines, headaches, dizziness, lightheadedness, various stomach ailments, and even ringing, hearing loss, or vertigo?


Topic: Neurologic Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Date: Tuesday, November 9th
Time: 8PM Eastern
Format: Teleseminar

Please click here to register and receive your access details: http://doctorstevenpark.com/ask-dr-park

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Dr. Park,

I would have so loved to participate in this seminar, but a college course conflicts with this.
Will a recorded Podcast be available ?

Sincerely,

Jay Polatnick
JayPolatnick@gmail.com
Jay: go to Dr. Park's website and you will be able to purchase it.



Jay Polatnick said:
Dr. Park,

I would have so loved to participate in this seminar, but a college course conflicts with this.
Will a recorded Podcast be available ?

Sincerely,

Jay Polatnick
JayPolatnick@gmail.com
I think that OSA may also be a factor in fibromyalgia, at least for some number of fibromyalgia victims.--.
I attended Dr. Park's webinar last night and found if very informative. The affect that sleep apnea has on the brain and it's function was most interesting. I am curious to know more though about the affects of low Progesterone levels. Does anyone have any info on this subject?
Progesterone acts as an upper airway muscle dilator or stimulant. Specifically, the genioglossus muscle (your tongue) loses muscle tone as progesterone slowly drops (before a woman's periods and during menopause). This is why HRT can be helpful in many women. The estrogen to progesterone ratio has to be balanced. Some peri-menopausal women use OTC progesterone creams with success.



Donna B. said:
I attended Dr. Park's webinar last night and found if very informative. The affect that sleep apnea has on the brain and it's function was most interesting. I am curious to know more though about the affects of low Progesterone levels. Does anyone have any info on this subject?
Thank you Dr. Park,
At last check my Progesterone levels were low (due to Peri-menopause) I was prescribed Prometrium (100mg) to regulate my periods. I take it SID x14 days.
I will share this info with my Gynecologist at my next visit.
Donna



Steven Y. Park, MD said:
Progesterone acts as an upper airway muscle dilator or stimulant. Specifically, the genioglossus muscle (your tongue) loses muscle tone as progesterone slowly drops (before a woman's periods and during menopause). This is why HRT can be helpful in many women. The estrogen to progesterone ratio has to be balanced. Some peri-menopausal women use OTC progesterone creams with success.



Donna B. said:
I attended Dr. Park's webinar last night and found if very informative. The affect that sleep apnea has on the brain and it's function was most interesting. I am curious to know more though about the affects of low Progesterone levels. Does anyone have any info on this subject?

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