In this episode of Ask Dr. Park, Dr. Park gives a 30-minute presentation on the State of the Art on obstructive sleep apnea, after which he takes live questions. Questions answered include:
- Do you see the Homeobloc as an effective treatment for OSA/UARS?
- What are the clinical guidelines for pediatric sleep disorders?
- Is it normal to get congested when lying down at night?
- What about MSE promoted by Dr. Moon?
- Relationship between tinnitus and obstructive sleep apnea
- What do you think of Xylitol for nasal congestion and obstructive sleep apnea?
- What do you think about the 4% desaturation rule for diagnosing sleep apnea, which doesn't help women?
- My nose is stuffy and I have trouble using CPAP. I tighten the mask and it doesn't help. What can I do?
- Can most pediatric ENTs perform DISE?
- What's the sleep study criteria for UARS?
- Do older toddlers who have OSA rock back and forth even banging their heads on the crib?
- What's more important, AHI, heart rate variability or sympathetic stress?
- I underwent septoplasty, turbinoplasty, tonsillectomy and UPPP. My nose is still stuffy. What do I do?
- My toddler sleeps with his but in the air. He had oral tie release x 2. What do you recommend?
- Are there many doctors that address epiglottis problems in adults?
- Link between Ehlers-Danlose Syndrome to sleep apnea and epiglottis problems.
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