For years my family teases me about snoring so loud they could hear me through the walls and door. For years I wake up to find my poor husband sleeping on the couch because he cannot sleep. He has told me I stop breathing and I have awaken with a gasp and because my own snoring.
I am very sorry, but I have no control over this problem. I want to find a solution. I think my husbands inability to sleep is as much a health concern as my problem. Years ago, a neighbor was diagnosed with sleep apnea. Part of her pallet was cut out. This idea is horrifying to me! Because of my fear, I have not dared see a doctor for my problem. I believe there are other solutions which is why I've joined this study. I believe treatment for sleep apnea has developed since my neighbor was treated with surgery (1999).
I wonder why people fail to be diagnosed and treated. Could it be for the same reason I have failed to address my situation? Thank you for offering this forum.