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HeresyLives Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-17-10 12:31 AM
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13. Infected tonsils have nothing to do with it.
Antibiotics could have solved it.
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  -Everything You (Never Knew You) Wanted to Know About Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) McCamy Taylor  Feb-16-10 11:50 PM   #0 
  - Everybody snores.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:01 AM   #1 
  - Actually ,lots of people can sleep on their backs without snoring or having apnea.  McCamy Taylor   Feb-17-10 12:12 AM   #5 
  - Good advice, McCamy Taylor. n/t  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:20 AM   #8 
  - Sure they can.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:35 AM   #15 
  - For any kind of surgery now, including dental, I make sure they understand I have apnea...  Hekate   Feb-17-10 05:52 AM   #41 
  - i forgot to tell them when i had a colonoscopy..... BOY WERE THEY PISSED WHEN I QUIT BREATHING!!!!  happygoluckytoyou   Feb-17-10 10:41 AM   #53 
     - LOL I'll bet they were! For the colonoscopy and dental surgery both I made sure they knew...  Hekate   Feb-17-10 10:57 AM   #55 
  - Better yet, get evaluated for Sleep Apnea nt  goclark   Feb-17-10 11:25 AM   #59 
  - "Another fake disease" -- another ignorant post.  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:18 AM   #6 
  - If any of this were true,  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:25 AM   #10 
  - We DO have huge numbers of people dying of heart disease,  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:44 AM   #16 
  - But not snoring.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:49 AM   #19 
     - Twenty seconds, 60 times an hour results in low oxygen levels for hours through the night --  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:58 AM   #25 
     - He was fine.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 01:02 AM   #28 
     - He doesn't think he was fine -- not since he knows what it feels like  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 01:05 AM   #30 
        - LOL well now you've scared him to bits, probably not.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 01:11 AM   #31 
           - Nope, I can hear you snore all the way from here.  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 01:31 AM   #32 
              - oh, snap!:)  freeplessinseattle   Feb-17-10 02:11 AM   #36 
     - mom stopped breathing 200 times an hour all night. But I doubt that  roguevalley   Feb-17-10 07:03 AM   #45 
     - Plus some people never get enough REM sleep...  JuniperLea   Feb-17-10 07:01 PM   #81 
     - Sleep Apnea and snoring are 2 separate things  MiniMe   Feb-17-10 11:55 AM   #63 
  - they aren't dying in their sleep  Kali   Feb-17-10 01:02 AM   #27 
  - People don't die from lack of sleep either.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 01:03 AM   #29 
  - you appear to be either willfully ignorant or just  Kali   Feb-17-10 01:35 AM   #33 
  - I used to doze off while driving. Could have killed me AND my kids. Used to fall asleep at work...  Hekate   Feb-17-10 06:01 AM   #42 
  - data, dr. heresy, and not the stuff you're pulling from your butt. you  roguevalley   Feb-17-10 07:04 AM   #46 
  - Your rudeness is surpassed only by your egotistical and ignorant proclamations.  HCE SuiGeneris   Feb-17-10 10:32 PM   #93 
  - K and R again and again and again  goclark   Feb-17-10 11:32 AM   #61 
  - "dying in their sleep"? dude, actually read at least some  freeplessinseattle   Feb-17-10 02:07 AM   #35 
  - Why are you giving bad medical advice on DU?  noamnety   Feb-17-10 05:51 AM   #40 
  - where's the data to back up your opinions. opinions are not facts.  roguevalley   Feb-17-10 07:02 AM   #44 
  - Perhaps it's possible to die in your sleep  Chemisse   Feb-17-10 06:34 PM   #75 
  - My grades went from barely passing to all As after my tonsils came out.  McCamy Taylor   Feb-17-10 12:27 AM   #11 
  - Infected tonsils have nothing to do with it.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:31 AM   #13 
  - Yes, antibiotics are good for infected tonsils. But the tonsils often remain  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:48 AM   #18 
     - So have a tonsillectomy.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:50 AM   #21 
        - The snoring is a SYMPTOM. You don't have the tonsillectomy or use a CPAP  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:53 AM   #22 
           - Snoring just means you're relaxed  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:55 AM   #23 
  - And you were old enough to remember how great it felt.  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 12:49 AM   #20 
  - + 100 and K for your wisdom  goclark   Feb-17-10 11:30 AM   #60 
     - Agreed  Mithreal   Feb-17-10 12:59 PM   #67 
     - We were lucky with our little girl because at the time  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 05:40 PM   #72 
        - Thanks for the information and I'm so glad to learn  goclark   Feb-17-10 10:04 PM   #91 
           - I don't know what the current thinking is about tonsil and adenoid removal  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 10:56 PM   #94 
              - I have a visit to my dr. in a few days ~ I'll ask Txs nt  goclark   Feb-18-10 08:39 AM   #97 
  - This condition involves more than snoring. It involves a  truedelphi   Feb-17-10 12:20 AM   #9 
  - Hokum.  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:29 AM   #12 
     - sad.  roguevalley   Feb-17-10 07:06 AM   #47 
     - Why do you hate medical science?  Mithreal   Feb-17-10 03:04 PM   #69 
     - Great. Another poster who makes ridiculous contrary statements to get attention  Chemisse   Feb-17-10 06:37 PM   #76 
  - my mother had sleep apnea and was tested in a lab. she was found  roguevalley   Feb-17-10 07:00 AM   #43 
  - Thank you for your wisdom and your ability to address the issue  goclark   Feb-17-10 01:35 PM   #68 
     - I don't know, honey, but I will never forget my mother's suffering.  roguevalley   Feb-17-10 03:57 PM   #70 
        - Sorry to hear about that, RV. Hopefully the OP will help someone else. n/t  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 05:42 PM   #73 
  - I have a sleep machine and I never lied on my back  goclark   Feb-17-10 11:10 AM   #57 
  - Hey, I call mine a 'sleep machine' too  Chemisse   Feb-17-10 06:45 PM   #78 
     - I'm still learning to use it but I am so grateful to be able  goclark   Feb-17-10 09:17 PM   #89 
        - I can't go without mine now  Chemisse   Feb-18-10 06:06 PM   #98 
           - I was doing pretty good on mine and  goclark   Feb-18-10 10:10 PM   #99 
  - Wow thanks  lizerdbits   Feb-17-10 11:14 AM   #58 
  - Interesting response Heresy  Fluothane   Feb-17-10 07:00 PM   #80 
     - Welcome to DU, Fluothane, and thank you for a very informative post! +1000.  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 11:09 PM   #96 
  - Eye-opening post!  Fridays Child   Feb-17-10 12:02 AM   #2 
  - CPAP  medeak   Feb-17-10 12:04 AM   #3 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-17-10 12:08 AM   #4 
  - Sleeping on an incline also is important  Juche   Feb-17-10 12:19 AM   #7 
  - Gargling with salt water is an old remedy  HeresyLives   Feb-17-10 12:33 AM   #14 
  - valuable post  lazarus   Feb-17-10 12:45 AM   #17 
  - Glad you got the help you needed.  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 01:01 AM   #26 
  - she's got a mild case  lazarus   Feb-17-10 01:40 AM   #34 
  - Grandmother, mother and I have it. Diagnosis and treatment saved my life.  Mithreal   Feb-17-10 03:16 AM   #38 
  - good post but  Kali   Feb-17-10 12:58 AM   #24 
  - McCamy, add Neti pots for sinus problems and to possibly replace antihistamines  Mithreal   Feb-17-10 02:20 AM   #37 
  - Kick, Rec, Bookmark to read later. I have severe apnea and have used a CPAP for 5 years  Hekate   Feb-17-10 05:42 AM   #39 
  - How did you sleep with that friggin' thing on?  Dr.Phool   Feb-17-10 07:25 AM   #48 
     - lots of people swear by the nasal pad "masks"  Kali   Feb-17-10 09:59 AM   #51 
     - One thing was I had to have the warmth on the humidifier adjusted because condensation...  Hekate   Feb-17-10 10:51 AM   #54 
        - I have a heated hose, it takes care of the condensation problem  MiniMe   Feb-17-10 11:41 AM   #62 
           - Oh ho -- thanks for the tip! Our bedroom gets very cold overnight in winter...  Hekate   Feb-17-10 12:08 PM   #65 
              - Here is where I got it from  MiniMe   Feb-17-10 12:16 PM   #66 
                 - What a great idea! I also have that problem nt  Chemisse   Feb-17-10 06:41 PM   #77 
                    - The heated hose makes a big difference  MiniMe   Feb-17-10 08:15 PM   #88 
  - CPAP saved my life, my career, and my marriage  Fiendish Thingy   Feb-17-10 08:40 AM   #49 
  - Thank you for this report!  earcandle   Feb-17-10 09:26 AM   #50 
  - My SO has OSA  supernova   Feb-17-10 10:25 AM   #52 
  - What's The Reason For The Numbers Of People With OSA Doubling?.....  global1   Feb-17-10 11:01 AM   #56 
  - obesity is part  Kali   Feb-17-10 11:56 AM   #64 
  - It can be a vicious cycle, too. Apnea causes a cascade which  hedgehog   Feb-17-10 07:43 PM   #86 
  - May I recommend a good book on the subject?  hedgehog   Feb-17-10 04:51 PM   #71 
  - I Take It You Are Using A CPAP Machine......  global1   Feb-17-10 06:59 PM   #79 
  - machines are pretty portable  mopinko   Feb-17-10 07:33 PM   #82 
  - Here's what happened for me: First I had a sleep test  hedgehog   Feb-17-10 07:33 PM   #83 
  - this is kind of an amalgamation of two previous posts on the subject  Kali   Feb-17-10 10:13 PM   #92 
  - global1, my husband only went for the sleep study because I asked him to,  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 11:02 PM   #95 
  - Thank you for the recommendation.  PADemD   Feb-23-10 07:48 PM   #100 
  - Some are children and some of those cases were probably avoided in the days  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 05:46 PM   #74 
     - Routine tonsillectomies went out about the time the  hedgehog   Feb-17-10 07:41 PM   #85 
        - Particularly in view of the fact that over-tired children  pnwmom   Feb-17-10 07:57 PM   #87 
  - the nightmares were the worst part.  mopinko   Feb-17-10 07:35 PM   #84 
  - Thanks for posting this  Hydra   Feb-17-10 09:29 PM   #90 
  - Thank you for posting this.  PADemD   Feb-23-10 08:05 PM   #101 

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