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... recovering and have yet to see if tonsil removal was the answer. I guess my question is, is what if my tonsillectomy was not the solution and I must resort to a CPAP machine? ... (1 replies)
... You could call the clinic and explain your situation. Maybe they will tell you how to do it over the phone. ... (7 replies)
... I have been on cpap for getting close to 2 months now. I have more energy during the day, which is good. ... (2 replies)

... I don't know about your other symptoms, but for me these things are definitely CPAP related. ... (4 replies)
... I have been on a CPAP machine for about a month and a half now. ... (4 replies)
More tired on CPAP
Jun 27, 2004
... May need a chin strap to keep your mouth closed while you are sleeping. If your mouth is open, the CPAP air is escaping from your mouth and not opening your airway. Contact your local DME company for this one as well. ... (2 replies)
... I am new to the world of sleep disorders. I did an overnight sleep study last week. My primary doc says that the sleep doctor says I need to be fitted for a CPAP machine, but no one has gone over specific details of my testing. ... (3 replies)
... I would prefer not to be on the CPAP though if it helps maybe I'll consider it. ... (4 replies)
Sleep Apnea
Sep 27, 2011
... I am a 29 year old female with complex sleep apnea so I know exactly how you are feeling right now. Essentially, what is happening is since you're not using the CPAP now, you're accumulating more and more of a sleep debt. As you get older, it will continue to accumulate so you'll just feel more tired. ... (1 replies)
... @writecleft. Hugs and kisses for your encouraging and kind words! I just got back from an AWAKE meeting @Sequoia Hospital (my 2nd month since I got diagnosed). I will try to attend 2 other nearby hospital's AWAKE meetings. (UCSF & Stanford). If anyone has/is attending meetings here in the Bay Area, pls let me know! Once i start up work again, I'll have a split schedule,... (19 replies)
... he nightly data that is recorded is your use, which is important in allowing your doctor to see if you are compliant and logging enough hours every night for the cpap to be effective. ... (19 replies)
... use I feel like it would go away if I just lost weight. I never used to snore when I was thinner. For some reason I have this huge mental opposition to using a CPAP machine that I cannot even explain. It feels like giving up on the idea of weight loss, even though that makes no sense. I am just stubborn, I guess. ... (4 replies)
... I have much greater range of movement, no TMJ, no more migraines. What I have learned is that there are a couple different kinds of chiropractors, and that may explain why some people benefit and others don't. Mine is trained in something called kinesiology. That's the actual spinal adjustment. ... (4 replies)
... sleep thing to explain why you may have had problems before the serafam. ... (6 replies)
Sleep Apnea
May 12, 2008
... strengthen, thus decreasing asthma symptoms...this seems to be the theory they are using to explain the improvements experienced by didgeridooists! Makes sense to me. ... (15 replies)
Sleep Apnea
May 11, 2008
... to my surprise he was not knowlegeable in the technical side of cpap equiment and did not explain how this might be different. At that time I was so tired of cpap that decided to take a break , and never came back. ... (15 replies)
... o know when he would grow out of his CPAP. He doesn't want to live with it forever, but knows with out it he doesn't feel good in the morning. It is so hard to explain that all the surgery has been done that can be done and that sleep apnea is just for us. He still takes naps. ... (12 replies)
... Yes, your information helps alot thank you very much mkgbrook. My boys are 5 and 10, so I need to have them checked out for sleep apnea? I wish my doctor told me this. I do check on them when they sleep to make sure they are breathing. They seem to be breathing ok and they don't snore, but I am going to ask my doctor about getting them checked out. I didn't know that... (5 replies)
... Your Dr that did the sleep study will go over your results and explain what to do to correct it. I just had one myself and aslo have that ITS CALLED PLMD, but I have really bad sleep apnea. ... (5 replies)
... I was and am still this way. I have severe sleep apnea. It has always been hard for me to get to sleep and then I couldn't stay asleep. The CPAP has helped and it is becoming easier as I become more and more comfortable with it. ... (5 replies)

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