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Snoring, long pause between two breath - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   tell me about your medical problem
User :   well regarding first about my husband
Doctor :   ok
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User :   he is 45 yearsi
Doctor :   ok
User :   well he has having i think so sleep disorder
Doctor :   ok
User :   coz he snore a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any other health problems?
User :   while sleeping he takes a a long pause inbeteween two breathsm
Doctor :   ok
User :   well we had a check up last year for cholestrol
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was up
Doctor :   ok
User :   well i dont have the profile now
Doctor :   does he have any sinusitis, obesity or diabetes
User :   ya one more thing when he sleeps he almost sleeps on his hand bended
User :   atleast none of the above
Doctor :   ok
User :   as my brother in law is dr
Doctor :   snoring usually signifies an underlying disorder
Doctor :   like ENT disorders
Doctor :   diabetes
User :   no none of them
Doctor :   and respitratory problems
User :   i dont know
User :   is it connected with that
User :   he is active person
Doctor :   yes it could
User :   and healthy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any addictions?
Doctor :   like smoking?
User :   to and a bit overweight with i stomach line+
User :   ya
User :   occsionally
Doctor :   ok
User :   both
User :   drinking
Doctor :   i suggest that you get him
Doctor :   examined with an ENT doctor
User :   right
Doctor :   as there might be
Doctor :   a problem with his nasal septum
Doctor :   also ask him to reduce weight
User :   right
Doctor :   by diet control
Doctor :   and exercise
Doctor :   as it sometimes makes a difference
User :   ya he goes for walking every alternative day
User :   right
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok i ll show first this way request him to be examined by ent as
Doctor :   ok
User :   anything else sir
Doctor :   he should take a diet low on carbs
Doctor :   and fats
Doctor :   more proteins
User :   ok
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