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Apap producing low waking heart rate.
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Peter_C Offline

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Machine: System One DS960HS
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Other Comments: Severe obstructive sleep apnea 1999/Just got an ASV machine

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Location: Akron, Ohio USA

Post: #11
RE: Apap producing low waking heart rate.
YAY! Congrats on the good news Smile Here's hoping that everything will adjust and the new normal will become comfortable for you.

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09-01-2014 07:01 PM
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trish6hundred Offline

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Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for Her
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CPAP Pressure: 10 - 7-20 Cm H2O
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Other Comments: I started CPAP in 2008. Totally blind since birth.

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Location: Missouri, USA

Post: #12
RE: Apap producing low waking heart rate.
(09-01-2014 04:08 PM)Ghost1958 Wrote:  Last update on this lil subject lol. I did go have an EKG ran just to makes sure I was not in Afib and on the right track. My HR at the time was 44 though I felt fine as its been since I started the Apap. EKG checked out fine, doc said no worries, the dropped HR is due to taking the after load off my Left Ventricle caused by the years of untreated Apena that my heart has been fighting for probably 30 yrs.

So everything is good. No Afib, no PVCs and at this is the 2nd Doc since I started the Apap that has told me in time the mild thickening in the wall of my left Ventricle that ive had for several years should reverse itself to normal now that its not working against the elevated BP and the after load at night.

So all good news so far. Thanks for the replies.
Hi Ghost1958,
Great news.

09-01-2014 09:03 PM
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