Our son was only two months old, so having a gasping creature in the bed alongside a regularly waking infant doesn’t help. Babies spend 50% of their sleep in REM, compared to only 20% for adults. Up to about five events would be considered normal. Each cycle has you experience progressively longer amounts of REM sleep – that’s when you dream. He went through the spiel – reviewing what the process was, how they measured how many times I actually stopped breathing during every hour. You definitely need to address the issue in this range. I knew my father’s diagnosis was severe, and his was around 70 events per hour.
I told this to the young sleep specialist across from me as he considered my condition. Combined with the noises my wife was wearing and my own personal experiences of tiredness, it was likely I had sleep apnea. First up is a test used to diagnose how many “events” I experience during the night. There are multiple ways this can happen, but ultimately the back of your throat – the soft palate – is blocking your airway. As I left the clinic, I looked like some sort of awkward robotic experiment gone wrong. I drove through Mc Donald’s just to freak people out on the way home. Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. Things could not be more wonderful, all day long, all evening long then BOOM! I couldn't handle that damn machine as the person using it.