You know you’re getting to bed on time. But then why do you keep waking up exhausted?
Ted wondered this very thing. “I just can’t get a good night’s sleep,” Ted tells us, “I suddenly wake up and I don’t know why.”
And his wife has told him that his snoring is getting worse. Ted, 46, decided to visit his doctor to find out why.
“It’s sleep apnea,” his doctor says. Sleep apnea is a disorder that interrupts breathing during sleep.
Your breathing can stop for 10 to 20 seconds at a time, and can occur hundreds of time per not, often resulting in you being yanked out of sleep abruptly.
After each of these “breathing pauses,” your sleep cycle begins again,
This translates into leaving you sleeping more in the lighter sleep stages, and having difficulty in achieving the deep REM sleep necessary to feel refreshed in the morning.
There are a host of health issues that long term sleep apnea can contribute too, as well as some short term inconveniences such as clumsiness and drowsiness.
So in order get a full night’s sleep and feel rested the next day, it’s necessary to treat the sleep apnea.
Most of the recommendations for curing sleep apnea take time to see results, such as weight loss, and quitting smoking.
However, there are some quick and natural things you can do to cure your sleep apnea.