Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

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What is Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome?

Upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) is on the spectrum of sleep disorders. Mild cases of sleep disorders are classified as UARS. The airway blockage is originating from the upper airway, or nasal passage causing an increase in work of breathing.

Common symptoms reported by people with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

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Treatment name(s)
Type
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(System One CPAP machine)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Lunesta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

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Treatment name(s)
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Side effects
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Sweating
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(System One CPAP machine)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)

(Lunesta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Sleep Apnea Disorder
How many evaluations
1
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Sweating
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 3
40s 5
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

93% Females
7% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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