Memo to the patient with sleep apnea
- Tell your family and close friends about your disease and its
treatment in order to enable them to inform the doctor in emergency
situations. Inform your doctor about what you
You suffer from sleep apnea syndrome, and some drugs in this regard you
You get. If possible, show the doctor the medical report on the
- Try to limit the use of tranquilizers and sleeping pills,
particularly if they have muscle relaxing effects.
Avoid the use of narcotic analgesics, such as Promedolum,
morphine and other, which can lead to life-threatening hypoxia
(Lack of oxygen in the body), even in mild syndrome
sleep apnea. Doctor prescribe you opioids should
always be informed that you suffer from Syndrome
If you spend treatment of sleep apnea syndrome DC
positive airway pressure (CPAP), the admission
the hospital always take the device with you. This is especially true if
You are supposed to surgical intervention or manipulation, which
require the use of general anesthesia, narcotic analgesics or
- Be sure to take the device with you when you are away on a business trip or a vacation for more than three days.
Limit alcohol intake (or observe moderation in their
consumption) up to 3 hours before bedtime, as it significantly impairs
violation of breathing during sleep.
Sharply limit or completely drop smoking. Smokers violations
sleep apnea occur three times more likely than those who do not
smoke or quit smoking. If possible, avoid the need to sleep in
mountains at high altitude (2000 m). rarefied air
causing lack of oxygen and more frequent violations of breathing during sleep.
If sleep apnea causes you pronounced sleepiness during the day,
it is recommended to avoid driving a car or other management
potentially dangerous machinery before you will be assigned
effective treatment, and drowsiness will pass.
Try to get rid of excess weight. The severity of the syndrome of night
Apnea is largely associated with obesity. held annually
A survey on hypertension and diabetes
diabetes. These diseases are much more common in patients with
sleep apnea syndrome.