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Questions About Sleep Apnea - Sleep Apnea Info
This page contains links to eMedTV Sleep Apnea Articles containing information on subjects from Questions About Sleep Apnea to Sleep Apnea Info. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Questions About Sleep Apnea
A frequently asked question about sleep apnea is, "I was diagnosed with sleep apnea. What should I do?" This eMedTV page answers several basic sleep apnea questions about the effects, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.
- Side Effects of Armodafinil
Potential side effects of armodafinil include migraines, loose stools, and vomiting. This eMedTV Web page lists common side effects (such as nausea and insomnia), as well as rare but serious side effects (such as hypertension or tachycardia).
- Side Effects of Modafinil
Potential side effects of modafinil include drowsiness, sore throat, and nosebleeds. This eMedTV segment lists some of the most commonly reported side effects of the drug, as well as potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
- Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is characterized by temporary pauses in breathing during sleep. As this eMedTV page explains, it's a serious disorder that can lead to daytime drowsiness, accidents, and medical problems. This page takes an in-depth look at the condition.
- Sleep Apnea Cause
A blocked throat (due to relaxation of soft tissue in the throat) is the most common sleep apnea cause. This eMedTV page describes this cause in detail and also lists other possible causes, such as hypothyroidism.
- Sleep Apnea Diagnosis
A common sleep recording test, called a polysomnogram, is often used when making a sleep apnea diagnosis. This eMedTV Web page discusses this test and lists other factors that can help your doctor make a sleep apnea diagnosis.
- Sleep Apnea Info
Are you looking for info on sleep apnea? This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of this serious sleep disorder, with a description of the most common cycle of symptoms. Also included in this article is a link to more details.