Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

Periodic limb movement
#11
RE: Periodic limb movement
I had pretty severe obstructive apnea before I began APAP therapy. I also had restless leg syndrome in the afternoons and later in the day. It was very annoying and contributed to lack of sleep at night. After several months into APAP therapy my RLS began to abate. I has now been almost three years. I very rarely have any trouble with RLS and I am now wide awake during the day. I too had issues with the mask. I tried a number of them before I found the one and the adjustments that worked for me.

It is tough for some of us to adjust to whatever type of mask works best and is most comfortable. I was fortunate, the DME provider I worked with went the extra mile to help me receive the best treatment.

Try to stick it out. The benefits of CPAP therapy takes time and concerted effort for some.

At this point, I wouldn't even consider trying to sleep without my Resmed A10!

v/r
Jeff
Sleep is worth the effort.
Post Reply Post Reply






Donate to Apnea Board  
#12
RE: Periodic limb movement
Thanks Jeff for the encouragement and the "normalizing" of my experience.  It gives me hope.
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  periodic leg movement sheepless 129 6,222 Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Last Post: DaveL
  Highest Periodic Breathing, Leaks and Apnea Ever! jennie54 88 3,604 04-13-2021, 10:18 PM
Last Post: DaveL
  [Pressure] Mysterious Sleepyhead/OSCAR periodic pressure ramps with DreamStation BiPAP ASV? chrisj 26 604 02-27-2021, 02:40 PM
Last Post: chrisj
  periodic breathing videoman 5 394 02-17-2021, 10:42 AM
Last Post: uguu
  Periodic Breathing? Winterfrost 7 507 11-08-2020, 06:17 PM
Last Post: Winterfrost
  flow limits, periodic breathing and unflagged events alembica 31 1,642 09-07-2020, 01:15 PM
Last Post: Dormeo
  Periodic Breathing Veteran34 3 334 08-11-2020, 04:18 PM
Last Post: Gideon


New Posts   Today's Posts






About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.