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?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(AnalgiPlus, Citodon, Co-codamol) 26 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(System One CPAP machine, Weirman Bilevel ST 22)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Actan, Flunil, Fluxene) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Deplin, Metanx)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, E-Mylan Naproxen) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
5
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Data from patients with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Sweating
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(AnalgiPlus, Citodon, Co-codamol) 26 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(System One CPAP machine, Weirman Bilevel ST 22)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Actan, Flunil, Fluxene) 15 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Sweating
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Deplin, Metanx)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Anaprox, Anaprox-DS, E-Mylan Naproxen) 8 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
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Data from patients with Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • 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 4
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 2

Gender

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 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 1

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