I am feeling a bit claustrophobic with the mask which goes over my nose and mouth.When I wake up my cheeks and bridge of my nose feel like I have been in a fight. Also I have to take a sleeping pill (Lunesta) to fall asleep.For many, sleep apnea is to blame for these symptoms.With sleep apnea, your breathing is disrupted while you are asleep.It is best to talk with a doctor who specializes in sleep problems before trying them. It is often a last resort if other treatments did not work and you have severe symptoms. We talked about the impact of CPAP on the fictional relationship between the last man on earth and his “wife,” but in truth this impact is all too real for men and women who are trying to date after a diagnosis of sleep apnea and a CPAP prescription.
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Most people with OSA do not know their breathing starts and stops during the night.
Usually, a sleep partner or other family members hear the loud snoring, gasping, and snorting. People with sleep apnea may: It can take some time to get used to sleeping with CPAP therapy.
Normally, your throat remains open enough during sleep to let air pass by. When the muscles in their upper throat relax during sleep, the tissues close in and block the airway. Central sleep apnea is another sleep disorder during which breathing can stop.
It occurs when the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing.