Since being diagnosed with sleep apnea, I've been using a CPAP. I noticed when using the CPAP I had more energy throughout the day, had an easier time waking up in the morning, and didn't feel as hungry.
My name is Kenny McLeod. I was officially diagnosed with sleep apnea a week before my 19th birthday. Since being diagnosed with sleep apnea, I've been using a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Machine (CPAP). The process of getting diagnosed was very easy, I just got a referral from my family doctor to a sleep specialist to be tested. Once I had been diagnosed, getting the proper equipment, and getting that all setup was simple thanks to the health care team that I worked with who specialize in sleep apnea equipment.
I noticed when using the CPAP I had more energy throughout the day, I had an easier time waking up in the morning, and I didn't feel as hungry. This allowed me to find more motivation to exercise and watch what I was eating. As a result, since I started treatment, I have lost 140 lbs. Now I've taken an interest in long-distance running, having successfully completed a 10km run and a half marathon, as well as being more active in kickboxing classes.
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