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I see many people discussing all the stages of sleep and the data they get back from their sleep studies.  My sleep center only provided rem and non-rem data.  Why is this? 

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judy Apr 12, 2010.

Sleep study came back negative, but still having a lot of issues. Please Help!
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4 years ago I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea with 365 arousals nightly with oxygen deprivation to 81%.  I was a 28 year old fairly healthy male with huge tonsils, deviated septum, and a bad…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MARIE G. Apr 12, 2010.

Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
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I am concerned. I was previously diagnosed with severe sleep apnea. I underwent surgery about 3.5 years ago. I was not the typical patient as I was only 29yo and not severely overweight. Apparently I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Henning Jan 6, 2010.

 

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MARIE G. replied to J Murphy's discussion Sleep study came back negative, but still having a lot of issues. Please Help!
"Where did you get your studies done? I had 3 sleep studies done within the past 2 years. The first two showed nothing but the 3rd one done at Stanford Sleep disorders clinic showed an AHI of 14 and many, many flow limitations. It was the flow…"
Apr 12, 2010
sleepycarol replied to J Murphy's discussion Sleep study came back negative, but still having a lot of issues. Please Help!
"Talk to a urologist. I have always had to make nightly trips, even as a kid. Never remember sleeping an entire night without having to get up. When I had some problems and was talking to my gyn doctor he ordered some bladder testing done. Said I…"
Apr 12, 2010
Walt Service replied to J Murphy's discussion Sleep study came back negative, but still having a lot of issues. Please Help!
"Hi, Just asking some ?s but really don't want you to type answers (just think about the answers next time you talk with your MD...let them know) out in the open in you're not comfy with it: Any prostate hx with your family? Athough…"
Apr 12, 2010
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Apr 12, 2010
Judy replied to J Murphy's discussion Quality Sleep Centers?
"Who knows their reasons for this better than the sleep lab itself does? They are the ones you should be asking. The results of your tests are a part of your medical records and as such you have a LEGAL RIGHT to copies of these tests and results…"
Apr 12, 2010
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Apr 12, 2010
J Murphy replied to Steven Y. Park, MD's discussion Mild to Moderate Sleep Apnea a Risk for Stroke In Middle Aged Men
"Hi Dr. Park: I was on your website today and plan to go get your book. I am concerned about my current symptoms. I was wondering if you wouldn't mind commenting on my "strange" situation. 4 years ago I was diagnosed with severe…"
Apr 12, 2010
Mary Z replied to J Murphy's discussion Sleep study came back negative, but still having a lot of issues. Please Help!
"Maybe a complete physical would be in order if you haven't had one recently. Does sound like you're suffering."
Apr 12, 2010
Henning replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"Just not to be misunderstood, CPAP is also in my opinion the first priority. Henning"
Jan 6, 2010
sleepycarol left a comment for J Murphy
"Welcome to the forum!! We are glad you joined. Here you will find information about sleep apnea, treatment options, and other sleep related disorders. If you are fairly new to the world of sleep apnea, please check out the FAQ tab and under the…"
Jan 5, 2010
Henning replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"It is too easy to say that CPAP is the solution for everyone. Unfortunately there are some of us who can't tolerate the use of CPAP. So should other options be considered, including surgery, oral appliances, etc. I don't agree with Mike…"
Jan 5, 2010
D. W. Conn replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"With the treatment of sleep apnea it is never 100%. Surgery may last a while and even forever. CPAP-BiPAP may work then fail as the years progress. Sleep Apnea may occur with weight gain or even weight loss. Variations and fluctuations in weight…"
Jan 5, 2010
Mike replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"Yes, CPAP has changed my life dramatically -- once i was using it properly, that is. My depression lifted. I felt more confident. I felt energized during the day and not sluggish. I got married. Things turned around totally for me, all for the…"
Jan 4, 2010
Tim replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"There seems to be a 40% success rate for most types of apnea surgeries; and "success" is a 50% reduction in AHI. That "success" rate goes down rapidly to nearly zero five years after the surgery. For many, but not nearly all,…"
Jan 4, 2010
J Murphy replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"Thanks guys...have the cpap machines changed your life dramatically? Please be specific. I was so happy when I got the surgery that I would finally get some good sleep and turn my life around. It helped a great deal, but still feel like I deal with…"
Jan 4, 2010
Carl Speas replied to J Murphy's discussion Concerned my sleep apnea could be returning-Please Help!
"i had surgery to eliminate sleep apnea 18 monthes ago. my doctor said he was 99% sure that surgery would cure the problem. they did my nose, adnoids, tonsils, uvala, soft palate and stretch my tongue down and attached to my adams apple. i had a…"
Jan 4, 2010

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At 8:38pm on January 5, 2010, sleepycarol said…
Welcome to the forum!!

We are glad you joined. Here you will find information about sleep apnea, treatment options, and other sleep related disorders.

If you are fairly new to the world of sleep apnea, please check out the FAQ tab and under the Groups tab, the new users group and the collective wisdom section. You may find those of particular importance in learning the language often used on the forum, solutions to common issues patients may have, and other information you may find useful.

If you have been around the world of sleep apnea for a while, we hope you still find the site informative and of interest.

Please feel free to share your thoughts, ideas, comments, questions, etc.

Again, Welcome to the forum!!
At 12:00pm on January 4, 2010, 99 said…
hi j welcome to sleepguide forum sorry to hear the return of your symtems, weight loss is the way to go but like all things no garantee
do you have a cpap from previously to help for now
 
 
 

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