I am living with Central and obstructive sleep apnea and have been having the same problems with ripping off my mask in the night and still falling asleep on and off throughout the day. Recently I started looking at the prescriptions I take at night for restless leg syndrome and nestles among the CAUTIONS I noticed a line saying that people using Mirapex have mentioned falling asleep while talking, eating, driving, etc. I cut my pills in half cut my use by 1/4 and a few weeks later another 1/4. I am going through all those sheets of medication once again and am changing the time I take my meds. I will be trying the mask change next. I still pull the mask off after 2-3 hours, but make it through the day better than before.View Thread
I suffer from daytime sleepiness too, but I will leave that for another time. May I suggest setting your thermostat up to about 78 degrees to warm up your home about 1/2 hour before you INTEND to wake up. I find being too hot makes me wake up and conversely it also puts me to sleep. Just an idea, but it might help someone suffering from this problem.View Thread
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