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Alcohol Consumption
Does drinking alcohol effect cpap therapy?
12-08-2014 09:08 AM
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RE: [split] Alcohol Consumption
All sedatives, alcohol included, make obstructive apnea worse because they relax the muscles.

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12-09-2014 04:23 AM
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RE: [split] Alcohol Consumption
And, since alcohol is a biphasic drug, it is at first a sedative, then a stimulant. It is disruptive of sleep architecture even without apnea.

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RE: [split] Alcohol Consumption
Of course there is the issue of volume to consider: Less alcohol, less effect; lots of booze, lots of issues! oldman


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12-09-2014 05:54 PM
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