I have sleep apnea and I use a CPAP. I have had it for a year and I still wake in the night in a panic because something is on my face! Really embarrassing.
Anyway, the CPAP does help. I have lost a lot of weight (50#) but that has not improved my sleep apnea or my hypertension. I guess each person if different. I may also need to lose a lot more, too, to night a difference since I am still in the obese category.
I think my husband has sleep apnea tho he hasn't been to the doctors. He'll snore and just stop and its complete silence and then snores/gasps for breath...
Once he dropped about 10 lbs, it has helped a lot. I don't think he did anything too hard in particular. He got regular sleep, drank lots of water and walked the dog daily for at least 15 minutes and did a lot of hand weights.
3/19/13 2:31 P
After loosing a significant amount of weight I can say I have no more symptoms
Hello friends I need some help shedding some light at this endless tunnel,I was diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2011 but have had it for many years going by the way I have felt.Wondering if anyone has had some struggles with this as well,any tips or advice woul be so ever greatly appreciated.
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