2 years ago I was diagnosed with sleep apnea I was told to use cpap but I didn't because I cannot afford so I resorted to thorough research (apnea solution) through internet. I tried the "sleeping at my side" in fact I used the tennis ball, attached it to my pajama , so I stayed in my side it didn't work. I am still experiencing the gasping of the air, extreme thirstiness in the middle of the night, hearing the last note of my snore and heart palpitations. Until I tried this jaw exercise, and some blowing hard of the air which suppose to strengthen my neck part? I don't know I forgot the exact term it's been over a year, but for couple of weeks it actually worked! All the scary experiences at night seemed to disappear, but again it came back. Just last night and this afternoon I had a scary episode, in the afternoon (3pm) I cannot hold my sleepiness so I fall asleep I am still sleeping in my side now I'm used to it now with out the ball sometimes I sleep in my tummy but my head is elevated with the help of my special pillow yet I woke up grasping and my heart beats so fast I was so scared. Anyway, I went online scheduled appt for March 7, 2014. This episodes scaring me to death lately.View Thread
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