I’ve tried talking to my doctor about how I think I have sleep apnea at least twice now and I’ve been denied a sleep study both times. The reasoning is that I’m “not the typical sleep apnea patient because I’m not overweight”. I’m in good health overall but almost every night I’m waking up out of breath, and sometimes I even have dreams where I’m holding my breath and wake up and I’m not breathing. I’ve told my doctor all of this and they keep insisting that my “insurance won’t cover it because I’m not overweight”.
I’ve been thinking about just forgoing the sleep study and buying a CPAP machine myself. I see they’re available through different medical product websites online.