Like usual, Personified gave good advice. He may watch over you, but this is Also a health issue, that could be a problem. Therefore, check it out.
Regarding your question, I work with Apollo, and worship him too. However, while I feel a connection with the sun and be stars more, older age people, who wroshipped deities, didn't always have the best of luck. They still went through hardships. As to me, Well I incorporated him alot into mine. Apollo is actually not truly a sun God. He is the god of performance, and health. His snake is usually the symbol of health in our, world. Since Apollo is seen as a sun God, due to recent depictions, you may just feel more at ease. Thus, causing your mind to think your feeling Something your not.
Still check it, out.