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What does anemia sleep disorder mean?

yes can you tell me what does anemia sleep disorder means my husband has a snoring problem and when he sleeps it is stuggling to breath and is been given some kind of nebuliser for night time, would you be able to tell me what this may be? also he is alway tied and even falls a sleep during the day and achs and pain, high blood presure and is on simvastatin 40mg one at night. what can I do to help him? thanks nalini
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.
There is no medical entity called "anaemia sleep disorder". Fro the description of your husband's symptoms it is possible that he could be suffering from a "sleep apnoea" disorder.

This is a condition where during sleep, there can be brief periods of cessation of breathing - which in turn could be due to obstruction of the respiratory passages or due to a neurological cause. This causes disturbed sleep and results in the person feeling drowsy the next day.

Please take him to a doctor for a detailed evaluation to find the likely cause for his problem, so that further treatment can be planned accordingly.

Wish you all the best.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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