No, but I know that i suffer from it, sometimes (not very often) waking and gasping for air.
G - I would be more worried about treating the apnea than the high blood pressure. Apnea could be causing it. Also sleep apnea as a chronic health problem, if left untreated, can be worse.
Talk about the apnea when you see your doctor next. They need to know about it.
it will be ok. I have a genetic blood clotting disorder that I 'knew about' but it wasn't until I REALLY talked to an MD about it (at age 33) did I realize what I gamble I was taking with my own life. I just thought I had to deal with the chronic pain of phlebitis. I didn't know it could kill me.
Take care of yourself.
If I could only remember to THINK about what I was doing before I did it.