I’m young 24, fit, eat well, but recently considered that sleep apnea may potentially be a cause of some of my mental health problems.

I deal with anxiety, depression, primarily in the form of numb emotions, intense fatigue, feeling “out of it”, and crazy brain fog.

I got diagnosed ADHD recently and was given a stimulant and that helped a lot, but not entirely. I also was prescribed zoloft to help with the anxiety, and I’ve done extensive psychotherapy.

I never considered sleep apnea as a possible cause, since I’m outside the normal criteria, but I have a family history: both my father and grandfather have diagnosed sleep apnea and use a cpap

I scheduled an appointment with a sleep specialist pulmonologist this week. Any advice or recommendations to talk about and to ensure I get a sleep study? Thanks!

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