If you are concerned about sleep apena, I encourage you to make an appointment with your doctor to discuss. We also have an excellent Sleep Disorders Community where you can connect with others to ask questions, find resources or get support.View Thread
It sounds like you absolutely need to find another physician who can work with you on stroke rehabilitation and prevention.
We have a community with an excellent expert here: WebMD Stroke Community . Dr. Senelick is a physician specializing in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation.
Please pop over there to ask questions and express your concerns about your diagnosis and treatment. I know Dr. Senelick will have information that you can use when working with your health care provider.
Due to the sharp increase in pain, I urge you to call your health care professional and make an appointment. You can also ask your question in our expert community here: WebMD Women's Health Community.
If you are unable to get answers and treatment, please seek a second or third opinion.