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Old 01-09-2017, 10:58 AM #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: Sleeping and Breathing

My husband has always slept on his side and he's still able to with the head of his bed inclined just enough to ease his breathing. (We have a temperapedic split-king adjustable bed.) But what helps him the most with his sleep is medical marijuana. I make the tincture myself--just a small amount of THC in the dose he takes at night, none during the day. He does not get "high" with that amount but it helps him relax.

(BTW - He has been on Melatonin and a bipap for many years due to REM Behavior Sleep Disorder and complex sleep apnea. It was when ALS began affecting his sleep that we added the small amount of THC. Worked like a charm.)

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