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.

What is it like to have 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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What do patients take to treat Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome and its symptoms?

These charts show data from Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

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


Distribution of females vs. males

92% Females
8% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 1

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