Dating with sleep apnea

Does Your Partner Snore? Does your mate toss and turn? Lost sleep can take a toll on how you feel during the day and also on your relationship.

Those are good reasons to start taking action, so you both have restful nights. He may have already tried doing the most obvious things, such as: Go to bed and get up at the same time every day, allowing for 7 to 9 hours of sleep.

Keep your bedroom dark, quiet, restful, and comfortable. Limit alcohol and caffeine. Take time to relax before going to bed. If sleep problems still keep happening, it may be time to see a doctor. Snoring , for instance, is common and often harmless. But it can be due to obstructive sleep apnea , which causes people to stop breathing briefly during sleep.

Likewise, insomnia often happens for simple reasons, like stress or jet lag. But it can also be a symptom of another medical condition, such as heart disease or depression. Exercise daily for at least 20 minutes. Try to finish up at least 4 to 5 hours before you go to bed. It leads to better sleep. Eat dinner several hours before you and your partner go to bed. Switch to decaf drinks and skip alcohol. Nicotine is a stimulant. Make your bedroom better.

Save it for sleep and sex. You can help quiet the noise. Since many people snore the most when they lay on their backs, gently nudge your partner to roll onto his side and prop a pillow behind him. Handy with a needle and thread? You could try another fix.

Sew a small pocket of cloth onto the back of a pajama top or T-shirt. Put a small ping pong ball in the pocket, and sew it shut. Has a doctor prescribed a CPAP continuous positive air pressure machine? Encourage your mate to use it. You can also use a white noise machine or wear earplugs. Partners and Sleep Problems.


About sleep apnea: Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing, during sleep. Each pause in breathing, called an apnea, can last from at least ten seconds to minutes, and may occur 5 to 30 times or more an hour. Mar 22, I was diagnosed with Sleep Apnea sometime between / and while I was still married. I am now divorced for almost 2 years and terrified to start dating or even think about a new relationship bec.

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