Monthly Archives: June 2007

Sleep center

I was referred to the sleep disorders center for help with my sleep apnea (pause in breathing) and snoring/congestion. Last night was my sleep observation appointment.

It looks like I will almost certainly get a CPAP machine to assist with keeping my airway open at night. Most of the tightening of the airway is due to my tongue (seems to be a bit wider than normal and has bite marks around the edges) and there’s an observable but not serious narrowing of the part just above the uvula/tonsil area leading to the nose. Continuous Positive Air Pressure should hopefully help both of those.

Earlier in the week I had a consultation office visit with the doctor. More details