How to get sleep
I just had a heart monitor and found that my heart rate dramatically slows and I have an arrhythmia at night. She thinks it’s sleep apnea and ordered a home sleep study. What are your experiences with home sleep studies? I’m also terrified of needing a CPAP, it sounds silly but I’m only 22 and already have a million health problems and really don’t want one more thing that will make me weird. Can anyone share any CPAP or sleep study experiences?
I have sleep apnea, but I also have at least moderate anxiety. I want to address that, but I’m kind of worried. I know that the CPAP and the equipment for the sleep test aren’t exactly the same, but wearing the sleep test equipment made me feel super anxious. It definitely didn’t help with falling asleep or the process of waking up. Did anyone have this worry before getting a CPAP? If so, what was your experience after using one? Also, do you know of any alternative, especially alternatives that are either low in cost or 10 to be covered by insurance? For what it’s worth, I have tried a nighttime mouth appliance (pretty much a mouthguard) for several months. It hasn’t made things better, but it also hasn’t made things worse. I really do want to do some thing about my sleep apnea because having literally any more energy than I do have regularly would be amazing, but I’m afraid that a CPAP would trigger my anxiety a ton.
I just recently got diagnosed with sleep apnea and am struggling to get a CPAP - Any suggestions on what I can use/do while I wait for a machine during this shortage?
I need to be retested for sleep apnea because it's been 10 years at least since I was initially told I had it. I see there are at home tests available what are your thoughts on them? pros? cons?
This us a new diagnosis for me. I am 23 and constantly exhausted! I'm excited to have some sort of answer. Just curious on other's experience wirh treatments and did your daily quality of life improve? Did your mood improve? Weight, and mental health?
I have sleep apnea and use a CPAP machine. I still wake up 2-3 times during the night. I don't remember when I had a full night sleep. melatonin doesn't work for me. How can I get into REM sleep
Sooo I'm 19 years old, was diagnosed with sleep apnea recently and was wondering if theres other young folk out there with sleep apnea? or if its just me lol
I wake up from my sleep not able to breath. It feels like I won’t catch my breath, but I do after a second. I think I may have allergies too. I have a dog and tested slightly allergic. I started getting this when I was under a lot of stress. My doctors want to do a sleep study. I haven’t done it yet. Anyone I don’t understand why I need to do that if my symptoms described would point to sleep apnea. Any thoughts and do people get similar symptom? Also I wouldn’t want to use CPEP. Anyone not use it and have anything natural that helps cure it?
I was diagnosed last year with sleep apnea. I was prescribed a CPAP machine and started enjoying THE BEST sleep of my adult life. Unfortunately, I noticed that my legs (left mostly) and feet were becoming swollen. Stopped using machine, legs returned to normal. Tried is again and it happened all over. Doctor's have no answer. Has anyone else had this "side effects"?
I have had some issues getting used to my CPAP machine. Primary issue is stuffy nose. Would like to know how you managed it?
what do you do when you have sleep apnea and can't use your machine, I have a by-pap machine
How long did it take you to get used to your cpap machine? Did you have to experiment with different masks or parts or settings? What helped you adjust to your treatment?
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Anxiety (Including GAD)