Search results for "Sleep Disorders"

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Sleep disorders may be overlooked on exams

Treating sleep disorders can prevent other comorbid conditions that can lead to more severe sequelae, such as atrial fibrillation. ... Intrinsic sleep disorders. About half of patients with OSA have complaints of insomnia, and RLS can cause insomnia.
February 2012

The urgencies of care: here, there, and everywhere

Perhaps care for sleep disorders could be housed in or near mattress stores. ... use, dietary pattern, physical activity, sleep, stress, and social connections.
May 2022

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

Another intriguing area of research is looking at whether apnea might be associated with glucose control, said Andrew Varga, MD, PhD, a neurologist and attending physician in the Sleep Disorders Center ... David Claman, MD, medical director of the UCSF
March 2015

Internists need to know coding for CPAP, observation services

Two of the more common of the uncommon services to code for include CPAP for sleep disorders, and guidance on billing for observation and same-day discharges. ... If a patient has sleep apnea, I order a titration study, and then order home continuous
April 2011

Help elderly patients catch their zzz's

What about sleep disorders that are so esoteric, things that are specific to certain degenerative disorders?” asked Dr. ... possible avoidance of polypharmacy and recognition that other comorbid medical disorders and mood disorders can exacerbate sleep
January 2021

To lie down, perchance to sleep

Wyatt, PhD, director of the Section of Sleep Disorders and Sleep-Wake Research at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. ... Medications (e.g., prednisone, psychostimulants), psychiatric disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety) and various medical
September 2017

Not sleeping but not sleepy with asymptomatic apnea

Studies have estimated the prevalence of sleep apnea as high as a quarter of the population. ... On a societal level, he has concerns about requiring doctors to report patients with sleep problems.
July 2010

For effective smoking cessation, turn ambivalence into action

Leone said. While the drug was associated with a 10-fold increase in sleep disorders, these can be alleviated by taking the drug with food at breakfast and dinner, and not
June 2014

Internists likely to see unprovoked first seizure

and sleep disorders. ... In contrast, other medications are known to exacerbate mood disorders and should be avoided in these patients.
September 2015

Managing Alzheimer's disease when options are limited

For some patients, the drugs approved for Alzheimer's disease may not effectively control other symptoms, such as sleep disturbances, anxiety, depression, and agitation. ... When needed, melatonin or trazadone can be safely prescribed for sleep disorders,
March 2016

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