As Ethan was going to college, he found himself getting more fatigued as he progressed through the day. Sleep apnea runs in his family and he had gained a little weight so he knew a diagnosis of sleep apnea was a possibility given his lethargy and fatigue. He had a sleep study done and found that he did, in fact have sleep apnea and was told to purchase a CPAP device. Ethan thought he was going to have to go through his entire adult life sleeping with a machine. His wife had grown concerned and would often find herself waking up to make sure Ethan was still breathing in the middle of the night. The lack of quality sleep took a toll on both of their lives. When he noticed the toll it was taking, Ethan got serious and sought consistent chiropractic care. He slowly noticed himself getting better sleep. Ethan started trying to sleep without his CPAP and was still waking up refreshed, and when talking to his wife realized that she was sleeping better because he was no longer snoring and she hadn’t noticed him gasping for air. Ethan believes that once his body was functioning at a higher level, the structures surrounding his throat began working properly allowing his airway to stay open while he sleeps.
“I thank chiropractic for allowing me to sleep better and stop snoring, obtaining more energy throughout the day, and allowing my wife peace of mind while she sleeps.” – Ethan