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Over weight, no smoking or drinking. Making noise while sleeping, jerking legs, chesty cough. Suggestions?

I am 56 I dont smoke or drink but I am over weight I am in pretty good health. I have started making noises when I sleep but my hubby says I am getting louder, he says I am not snoring but the noises have started waking him up and I also have jerking legs and I am kicking out all the time, I wake up every day with a chesty cough and a blood led nose when I blow my nose there is blood in it. My email address is YYYY@YYYY .

Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Dec 2014
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You have problem of loud sound while sleeping and also these sounds are bothersome to your husband. Also you have problem of jerky legs and kicking all the time. Most likely the sounds are due to snoring and this may cause obstructive sleep apnea. It may result in poor quality of sleep in night and day time drowsiness. The problem of kicking may occur due to two main conditions one is Restless Leg Syndrome and other is Periodic Limb Movement Disorder. Both conditions have similarities in some symptoms. While in PLMD there occur myoclonic jerks in limbs in night and this cause trouble to partner also. For this I would advise you to consult a good Psychiatrist for expert opinion. Medicines like Vitamin Supplements as B complex capsules are very useful. Apart from that some antiparkinsonian medicines can also be used.

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi, MD
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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