Obstructive Sleep Apnea Mega Study
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Causes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

User reported causes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Overweight 59%
Genetics 50%
Congestion 43%
Excess Tissue 36%
Small Airway 34%
Throat Muscle Weakness 33%
Deviated Septum 25%
Small Jaw 22%
Structure of Nose (Not Deviated Septum) 15%
Enlarged Lingual Tonsils 14%
Shortened Neck 13%
Diaphragm Muscle Weakness 11%
Smoking 10%
Enlarged Turbinates 8%
Taking Ambien 4%
Brain Injury 4%
Skelaxin 3%
Taking Flexeril 1%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Provigil 24% 24% 6% 41% 6% 17
Clonazepam 9% 45% 0% 27% 18% 11
Calcium and Magnesium 10% 0% 0% 81% 10% 21
Armour Thyroid 18% 9% 0% 64% 9% 11
Xyrem 50% 25% 0% 0% 25% 4
CPAP Machine at Night 46% 26% 4% 17% 7% 102
Oral Breathing Devices 19% 38% 0% 38% 6% 16
Sinus Surgery FSS 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Chin Strap 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Placing Masking Tape on Mouth 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2
Nasal Turbinate Reduction 13% 38% 0% 50% 0% 8
Hyoid Myotomy and Suspension 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Rhinoplasty for Deviated Septum 8% 31% 0% 62% 0% 13
Maxillomandibular Advancement 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 4
Genioglossus Advancement 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 2
Sleep on One Side 5% 39% 4% 50% 2% 100
Weight Loss if Needed 9% 35% 4% 45% 7% 55
SUAD Dental Device 16% 32% 11% 32% 11% 19
Avoid Alcohol and Sedatives Before Bed 3% 36% 3% 54% 3% 61
Surgical Treatment 6% 25% 6% 56% 6% 16
Tonsillectomy 9% 5% 0% 82% 5% 22
Consistent Bedtime 2% 12% 6% 77% 4% 52
Breathe-Rite Strips 0% 2% 9% 82% 7% 45

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Info

Property Value
Variable Name Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
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Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86882