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I think I might have a sleeping disorder?

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I think I might have a sleeping disorder?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
Why?
what is your question?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I think I have a sleeping disorder

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
OK
So what is your question about this
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I'm suffering a lot of the symptoms

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
OK
So you would need a sleep study.
Is that your question?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Have I got a sleeping disorder

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
That can only be determined by a sleep study.....
You have to get your doctor to order this

Make sense?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I'm suffering from these symptoms. Required caffeine to keep me going I stop breathing for 10 seconds I snore I feel irritable and sleepy during the day I have difficulty staying awake when sitting still I have difficulty concentrating I get told by others I look tired I react slowly I have trouble controlling my emotions I feel like I have to take a nap a most everyday

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Yes that can be sleep apnea or another sleep disorder.

However
YOU can not tell without a sleep study.

Your doctor should send you to a sleep lab for a sleep study.
This will reveal if there is a problem.

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