"Good luck with your appointment SleepyGuy. There are occasions when some people are better an auto pressures, but bearing in mind your AHI is below 5 and you're getting a good 7-8 hours of sleep on CPAP, it may be worth you asking your GP…"
"I have started the cpap therapy in jan and the symptoms was back in march. I do sleep between 7 to 8 h every nights. So I got it for the body to get used to the air flow. However that's still a huge difference that I have from the first 3…"
"Coming back to this some four years later... The power on the trains is unreliable, and the ResMed power supply cuts out when the voltage drops so as to protect itself/the CPAP. Consequently when I tried it out I found my machine cutting out every…"
"Update. The doctor I saw was very good and referred me immediately, no questions asked. So if anyone else is in the same boat, get a sleep screener.
In fact any one reading this who has any suspicion of sleep apnea or suffers from fatigue even when…"
"I hope that you are OK but still better to check it in advance as sleep apnoea is very nasty, the symptoms could be hard to discover and even after discovering them it could be hard to relate. To tell you the truth I think that NHS must include…"
"I appreciate the word of warning - I will definitely make sure I get a sleep study soon. Really, I should have pushed harder for a sleep study a long time ago. It's not so easy to do when you don't feel up to battling the doctor or even…"
"Zackary, my sleep apnoea is caused by side effect of sinus surgery - my soft tissue in the throat got more swollen after the surgery. I lived for a year without realizing this because I didn't experience any sleep desire during the day. Even…"
"Hi Zackary, you can say to the doctor that you feel sleepy when driving during the day. This will guaranty you the sleep study. I highly doubt that you don't feel some desire for taking a nap while driving if you really have sleep apnoea."
"That's good to hear Milen, and yes you writing of your experience will hopefully help others. We also have a webpage full of tips for people struggling and believe me I too struggled in the beginning - many years ago when there was…"
"Hi Zachery and welcome (I did send you an email a few minutes ago). I'm sorry to hear you're struggling to get a diagnosis and you shouldn't have to prove that many of us are not overweight yet still have sleep apnoea (I'm not…"
Hi all, I'm new to the forums. I'm trying to get treated for years of suffering. Thus far, no doctor has referred me for a sleep study. Basically because I don't fit the stereotypical apnea sufferer, I'm slim, I'm not older, I don't fall asleep…See More