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Posted by Joy ( on March 31, 2001 at 21:42:13:

In Reply to: Sleep Apnea and Clusters posted by Jackie on March 31, 2001 at 19:53:59:

Lee went through the sleep study earlier this month and was told he has a subtype of sleep apnea--upper airway resistance syndrome--almost sounds bogus, doesn't it? He was supposedly waking on the average of every 2 minutes. Anyway, using a CPAP machine or having surgery done were options he was offered. Strangely enough, the sleep study had a positive impact on his cluster headaches. He was pain free the night of the study and hasn't had an attack since (3+ weeks). Whether sleeping disorders are related will continue to be debated. But many CH do seem to suffer from both.

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