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I have had chronic migraine headaches, as well as tension headaches for years. I frequently awaken with them. My neurologist wants me to get a sleep study. I live alone so I don’t know if I snore. What do you think?
If I have symptoms of COVID-19 virus, should I stop using my CPAP?
I have a lot of trouble staying asleep but not falling asleep. When I spoke to my doctor, he said I should get a sleep study. Does that make sense to you?
My 15-year-old son is impossible to get up for school.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg, I was started on a CPAP a few months ago. I awaken every night with my belly full of air. It’s so uncomfortable that I turn the machine off and return to sleep. I was never seen by a sleep specialist, and my primary doctor says he has no experience with this. Any ideas?
Dear Dr. Rosenberg, I suffer from episodic migraines.
I recently started working night shifts and I’m having a hard time falling asleep when I come home. Any suggestions?
Is it true that there is a relationship between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease?
Dear Dr. Rosenberg, I have asthma and it is particularly severe at night. Recently my wife mentioned to my pulmonologist that I snore loudly. He says I need to be studied for sleep apnea. He also said that if I have sleep apnea, treating it could improve my asthma. Have you ever heard of this?
Dear Dr. Rosenberg: My wife suffers with severe depression despite the fact her doctor has her on antidepressants. She also snores and wakes herself up many times a night. Could the two be related?
My 4-year-old granddaughter is frequently tired and cranky.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg: I am afflicted with rather severe Restless Legs Syndrome.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My husband likes to keep the room on the warm side. I feel that one of the problems I have with sleep is caused by the high room temperature.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg: I suffer from depression and am always sleepy.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg: My son is 15 years old. When he was 8 he had his tonsils and adenoids removed for sleep apnea.
I am on three medications for hypertension and my blood pressure still runs high.
I have had chronic low back pain for several years. The pain can keep me from falling asleep and frequently awakens me from sleep. I am wondering if my poor sleep can be a contributing factor?
Dear Dr. Rosenberg: My husband is an Iraq war veteran and is being treated for PTSD.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg, I have had migraine headaches for several years. They are excruciating, accompanied by nausea and I can’t stand light and have to lie in a dark room.
Dear Dr. Rosenberg: My 12-year-old son still wets the bed. He has had all types of tests and there is nothing wrong with his urinary tract.