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I doze off a lot. cant seem to control it. my attention span

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I doze off a lot. cant seem to control it. my attention span is so short these days. What can I do?
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DR HASAN :

HI

DR HASAN :

Are you over weight

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Do you snore

Customer:

hello

Customer:

yes, and yes

Customer:

at night but not during the day

DR HASAN :

Do you have any nasal obstruction

Customer:

i dont think so

DR HASAN :

Do you wake up at night being short of breath

Customer:

no

DR HASAN :

You might not know that but your partner might be knowing

DR HASAN :

Any other medical condition

Customer:

i will ask him

DR HASAN :

like heart or lung problems

Customer:

asthma

Customer:

but not at the moment

DR HASAN :

Do you sleep in chair while sitting at day time or feel sleepy while driving

Customer:

my husband says he doesnt know of any shortness of breath

DR HASAN :

ok

DR HASAN :

Do you sleep in chair while sitting at day time or feel sleepy while driving

Customer:

yes I sit at a chair, and i drive sleepy

DR HASAN :

ok

DR HASAN :

Thanks for your reply, you are giving the classical symptoms of sleep apnea. You need to see a sleep specialist and need to undergo sleep study called polysomnography to get the type of sleep apnea diagnosed and can get treatment accordingly

DR HASAN :

this is a very troublesome condition and can lead to complications

Customer:

k, I hate sleep apnea. never wanted to think of having it

DR HASAN :

Moreover along with that you need to have complete blood work up for anemia, thyroid hormone imbalanace etc

Customer:

k

DR HASAN :

i am sorry but this is a possibility and you need to get it checked

Customer:

getting sleepy as i am typing

Customer:

ty, I will call my physician to check it out.

DR HASAN :

Good Luck and Get Well Soon

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Customer:

thanks

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welcome

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have a good day

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or night

DR HASAN :

because i am in a different area

DR HASAN :

regards

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Do you have any question

Customer:

no, I am going to take a nap

DR HASAN :

Take care of yourself and avoid driving and working at high altitude.

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Click ACCEPT if you are satisfied with the answer

Customer:

ok,

Customer:

I already cliked accept

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You need to press green colored ACCEPT button

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