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Suggest treatment for sleep apnea

i have complex sleep apnea dont know if i should go see a cardiologist ive been prescribed nuvigil from sleep doctor cause im still fatigued even though my asv seem to have stopped my apneas but i feel like im short of breath and have chest pains but ive had them before so i dont know what to do                                                                  
Mon, 8 May 2017
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As an OSAS patient you should use CPAP or BiPAP maschine.The sleeping medications are contraindicated.

Be careful

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