Welcomes and introductions
If this is your first visit, check out the community guide. You will have to Join us or Sign in before you can post.

Hi, my name is ShakeyRed!

ShakeyRedShakeyRed Member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi everyone and thank you for what, I have no doubt, will be some sound advice and shared life experiences.

Some 16 years ago I was diagnosed as having obstructive sleep apnoea after my wife had begged me to go to the doctors. After testing I was told that my case I had severe OSA as I suffered with an average of 60 apnoeas an hour. OSA is usually found in men over 40 who have excess weight.

At that time of my diagnosis I was average weight, very active and 28 years old. I played football on a weekend, went golfing twice a week and played badminton with my wife and another couple.

Since OSA I have also developed a heart condition, diagnosed with depression & anxiety and last year, due to an increasingly poor diet over the last ten years, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

On the bright side since the diabetes diagnosis I have changed my lifestyle and have lost 6 stone in weight since april 2018.

Thank you

Replies

Sign in or join us to comment.