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... e you guys to have a sleep study if you have insurance and can afford it. I was recently diagnosed with sleep apnea about 3 weeks ago. The sleep doctor said that when you stop breathing in your sleep, your body sends an abrupt signal to wake you up and initiate breathing again. ... (78 replies)
... s ago I started having these painful electrical shocks at night, and waking chest pain and tachycardia that lasted all the time. The shocks are so NOT the simple falling feeling thing that I used to get now and then when I was falling asleep. That would be like comparing a mouse with an elephant. ... (78 replies)
... I get this everynight before I fall asleep. When im in this phase where im about to fall asleep deeply I stop breathing and I feel as if im paralyzed, but I just notice it after I get a quick jolt that wakes me, has this happenes to anyone? ... (3 replies)

... I have the same thing happen to me and I'm having a sleep study tomorrow night. I feel like I stop breathing and it happens when I'm falling asleep. I shake myself awake, it's sooo scary!! ... (3 replies)
... d it was determined I have severe sleep apnea only in REM sleep. This seems a likely cause for this sensation because these shutting down episodes seem to happen when im dreaming. I will go from a vivid dream to complete darkness and a feeling that I'm about to die. ... (2 replies)
... asy with the conspiracy theories there buddy. You are experiencing hypnagogic hallucinations associated sleep paralysis and you might very well have sleep apnea. When you stop breathing in your sleep, your body sends a jolt to wake you up. ... (78 replies)
... Okay, in my last post I said that I was recently diagnosed with sleep apnea. I've still been having trouble falling asleep. ... (8 replies)
... It took my doc 10 years to take me seriously and believe me when I said that I was tired all the time! ... (4 replies)
... I took a few people's advice and even though I do not have a camcorder I recorded my breathing and sleep patterns on audiotape last night. The tape was an hour long. ... (1 replies)
... mages" you describe sounds like hypnogogic hallucinations. They are most common in people with narcolepsy. People with narcolepsy can have hallucinations while falling asleep or while waking up. You probably also have sleep paralysis while this is happening. When you finally emerge from the paralysis, you gasp for air. ... (10 replies)
... The word apnea means "not breathing" so sleep apnea refers to not breathing in your sleep. People with the usual form of sleep apnea actually close off their airway at night and gasp or pause in their breathing during sleep. ... (7 replies)
... used primarily as a sleeping pill.It is used in the treatment of frequent nighttime awakening,difficulty in falling asleep, insomnia,or waking to early. ... (2 replies)
... Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Eszopiclone will cause drowsiness and may cause dizziness. ... (4 replies)
... I'd dutifully plugged myself into all the bits and pieces they gave me for the home sleep apnea test, and promptly had difficulty falling asleep for the first time in years. ... (17 replies)
... Canyondweller, When I had my sleep study for sleep apnea, I had to be given a low dose of Ambien to fall asleep. Having sleep apnea does not mean that you will fall asleep easily. ... (6 replies)
... You may want to see about having a sleep study. You might stop breathing during the night and not know it. When I had a sleep study last year, I went because I had issues falling asleep. I didn't know that was another form of sleep apnea. ... (1 replies)
... certain that my insomnia is anxiety related. It began when my house was really hot because the air conditioning broke down and I was sweaty and completely uncomfortable and as a result, slept very poorly. ... (0 replies)
... e in ICU and was intubated! It was a horrible experience. What I later found out was that I had undiagnosed sleep apnea, and I'm wondering if that caused me to stop breathing long enough for the hospital staff to think I had had a stroke or something like that? ... (0 replies)
... For a few months now I have been having some strange symptoms. When i wake up in the morning and eat something i feel very very weird. I can't think, I get dizzy, my vision gets blurry. ... (3 replies)
... guy! I'm a 19 year old male, and I have a problem where, in about the first five or ten minutes of sleep, will wake up gasping for air, sometimes as if my heart stop beating. ... (2 replies)


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