Mild Sleep Apnea And Insomnia

Living With and Managing Sleep Apnea

JIM: I had this problem throughout my life. Driving was always a problem, and I tried to make sure that no place I ever had to go was very far away because I knew I'd fall asleep. Carol Lynn was complaining about snoring and, more specifically, snoring and then long periods of nothing,

and then a gasp when I would, you know, start breathing again. Obviously, I wanted to enjoy my life with my children more than I felt that I was enjoying it. It's Saturday morning, and the kids are at your bed ready to do something, and I'm just like, quot;I gotta sleep, guys. I'm sorry. I can't play with you. I can't do this.quot; And I look back and I'm like, quot;This just can't be right.quot;

I had been talking to my about possibly having depression symptoms. I remember the other thing that I said to the when I went was that I no longer had any dreams. If you're not getting into REM sleep, you have no dreams. And so she's the one who then said, quot;Okay, we're gonna send you for a sleep study.quot; I spent the night there.

The amount of times that I was technically waking, and as low as my blood oxygen levels were, it was extreme. I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea. Surgery, as it turned out, really wasn't a good option for me. The next step was that my did prescribe a CPAP machine. CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure.

The idea is they have to get the air pressure to your nose or your mouth or both in order to keep your airway open while you sleep. Because it wasn't comfortable for me to use, I was not using it as well as I should have been, in some cases not at all for weeks at a time. And things got worse, other symptoms appeared. I felt confused and out of it and just not right.

And I realized that I really needed to figure out a way to learn to live with this contraption. Now I'm at the point where I am consistently using it and have been for a long period of time. I definitely feel better. I'm looking forward to feeling better yet. Certainly, I have more energy to do activities with the children than I did before, and we do more.

Natural Treatments for Sleep Apnea

Hey, guys. Axe, here, of naturalmedicine and founder of DrAxe . In this tutorial, I'm going to go through a sevenstepprocess on how to overcome sleep apnea. If you struggle with sleep apnea, snoring, insomnia,just trouble sleeping at night, these tips are going to help you big time. The number one thing you've got to start doingif you want to overcome sleep apnea is look at your diet. Now, sometimes sleep apnea canbe related to weight gain. It can be related to inflammation in different areas of yourbody. But if you can follow these dietary tips, it's going to help tremendously.

The first thing you want to do is you reallywant to focus on supporting your metabolism. You want to focus on getting three thingsevery single meal: good quality protein, healthy fat, and fiber, those three things. Most peoplewith sleep apnea, most people tend to consume too many carbohydrates and too much sugar,which can actually affect your insulin levels and your metabolism, which causes sleep apnea.So again, healthy protein, such as bone broth protein, organic chicken and turkey, wildcaughtfish, grassfed beef, getting good quality protein is important. Number two, fiber, getting more vegetablesand fruits in your diet and wholesprouted

grains, such as brown rice, that's where youwant to get your fiber. The healthy fats, things like coconut oil, olive oil, organicnuts and seeds, those are some ways to get some good healthy fat in your diet. So again,focus on a healthy diet, a diet that's antiinflammatory and that helps balance out insulin levelsis going to be big when it comes to beating sleep apnea. Number two, there are certain things you wantto avoid. If you have sleep apnea, you want to avoid intake of alcohol, caffeine, smoking,and also you need to be aware of sedatives. If you're taking sedatives on a regular basis,that can really cause sleep apnea. Stay away

from those things. If you're saying to yourself,quot;Well, I'm still going to do caffeine and alcohol,quot; then what I would do is not do coffee.I would just do a little bit of tea, like a green tea during the day. So again, just tone it down some. The otherthing I would do is, if you're drinking alcohol, limit it to one glass. When you start doingmore than one glass, more than one beer, more than one glass of alcohol, that's really goingto affect your sleep cycle. And no more than two days a week. Again, bring the alcoholdown, because that will absolutely cause sleep apnea.

The number three tip is to treat acid reflux.Many people with sleep apnea have heartburn, GERD, or acid reflux, or some type of digestiveissue that's causing their sleep apnea. Now, the way to overcome that is to follow thesedietary tips. You want to eat smaller meals, so you don't want to overeat, and get moreorganic meat, vegetables, and fruits. You've got to be careful overconsuming thegrains, the pastas, the breads, the chips. All of those things will really cause acidreflux and sleep apnea. Also, supplementing with digestive enzymes, probiotics, and applecider vinegar. So probiotics, enzymes, and apple cider vinegar, all of those can helpin the natural treatment of acid reflux and

reduce sleep apnea. The number four thing you want to considerdoing to beat sleep apnea is getting a humidifier in your bedroom. Oftentimes, it's the humidityor being too dry in the bedroom that actually causes sleep apnea. So look into getting ahumidifier and sometimes an air purifier. So a humidifier, an air purifier, those thingscan actually help support your body and you breathing better and overcoming sleep apnea. Number five is your sleeping position. Manypeople with sleep apnea sleep on their back. Some of them sleep on their stomach. You wantto sleep on your side. What you want to do

Home Remedies for Sleeping Disorder II II

Welcome to health care at home One of our viewer has written us that when he tries to sleep he is unable to sleep he twist turn on bed for 12 hours And due to this he's irritated, uneasy and mentally disturb too. See, the basic reason is stress due to which you are unable to sleep even after laying on bed. Means when you are stressed, even after laying on bed , you mind is constantly running in result you are unable to sleep. And small things crack your nap , means laying on bed only you just get up like as fresh at any small noise around you.

For this you have to pay your attention, its often notices that people who sleep under stress They keep on moving their teeth like this, so if you are doing then you are stressed out. Or if your forehead is wrinkled that means you are stressed out. So, first of all come out of stress. And what you have to do is.Just half n hour before you sleep You have to do Anuloma Viloma pranayama for almost 20 min. With this you will be relived from stress, how to do Anuloma Viloma pranayama , let me give you an idea. Close the nostril of right side of nose with your right hand's thumb. And from the other nostril you have to take a deep breath.

And after taking deep breath, you have to hold your nose and close it too till the time you are able to hold and then slowlyslowly breath out from the opposite side instead of fast Then again breath in and close it and hold and then breath out from the opposite side. Take deep breath, fill your lungs and hold it. and then the way you did earlier, slowlyslowly breath out from the other side. This way you have to do Anuloma Viloma pranayama for 20 mins before you go for sleeping. Doing Anuloma viloma pranayama will provide oxygen to your mind. and when your mind will get oxygen then your stress level will be reduced.

You will become sleepy when you have least stress level. Along with this one more Pranayama you have to do , this is equally very good for you to get rid of stress. That is Bhramari Pranayama For Bhramari pranayame you have to close your ears from your thumbs. Close your eyes with these 3 fingers And you have to place your first finger on your forhead This way first you have to take the deep breath fill your lungs with the deep breath. Then close your ears with the thumbs

With this eyes will get close and other finger will be on forehead After filling the deep breath, close your mouth and the way we chant OM, that ways release the breath. You have to do this pranayama slowlyslowly for 21 times before sleeping. Doing this pranayama will also reduce your stress level. And once your stress level is reduced then you will feel sleepy moment you lay down. If, even after that you are not able to sleep then what you have to do is Lay down straight , your stomach should touch the bed and then take fast breath for 11 times. Take 11 breath in this position then turn to left side

and you have to take breath for 22 times at the left side Then you have to lay down straight and turn toward right side and take breath for 44 times This way you will notice that till the time you will turn to right side you will feel sleepy Along with this let me tell you few more remedies Take Nutmeg and grate ¼ of its portion Mix in the mix consume this before sleeping , with this also you will have sound sleep. Along with this boil 1012 mint leaves in 250 ml of water Once these leaves are boil their color is changed then strain it after that add 2 spoon of honey in it

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