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BT – in the News (part 2)

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Hospitalization Information

Your primary care, emergency room, or referring physician has asked that you see a pulmonologist. A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in conditions involving the lungs. Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties, LLC has six board certified critical care physicians who rotate through the Lincoln hospitals for a week at a time. You may see one of […]

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

occurs when a small valve (the lower esophageal sphincter or LES) between the stomach and esophagus leaks, causing digestive fluids and stomach acid to back up from the stomach into the esophagus. This acid can irritate the esophagus leading to symptoms. GERD can also damage the delicate lining on the inside of the esophagus, leading […]

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder defined by constant sleepiness and a tendency to sleep at inappropriate times. Signs and Symptoms Excessive daytime sleepiness Cataplexy (sudden loss of strength in muscles Sleep paralysis Hypnagogic hallucinations (hallucinations that occur just before falling asleep, during naps, and/or on waking up). Treatment options Medication Behavior treatment

Sleep Disorders

Sleep apnea is the occurrence of periods of time when you stop breathing while you are asleep. These periods can be as brief as ten seconds, but are sometimes much longer. When you stop breathing, you do not get the oxygen that your body needs and will also awaken – momentarily – just before you […]

Nebraska Pulmonary Specialties

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