Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

Big variations in nightly AHI numbers
#21
Just a note about varying AHI numbers. I do a fair amount of traveling, and the change in beds in different hotels raises my AHI, even changing sleeping position at home causes it to jump around. So there is more to AHI varying than the machine - sleeping position, stress, alcohol consumption, time since last meal, etc.
Post Reply Post Reply
#22
" So there is more to AHI varying than the machine - sleeping position, stress, alcohol consumption, time since last meal, etc."

I think you're right NorthernGuy. I travel a lot also and notice a difference - actually my best numbers often come in hotel rooms - hard to figure that one. The hotel beds are not nearly as comfortable as my own bed.

Will have to start noting stress levels and looking for a correlation.

Post Reply Post Reply
#23
JaneAM,
It may help if you start to keep a journal, especially if you travel a lot.
Make note of where you are, time you went to bed, and AHI, and more importantly, how you felt when you woke up.

This way, you may be able to pinpoint when the higher AHI readings occur.


Post Reply Post Reply




Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Do large leaks affect AHI numbers? ppca 8 225 03-19-2017, 02:30 AM
Last Post: ppca
  A year later & still not happy with the numbers joyced490 28 1,017 02-28-2017, 10:11 PM
Last Post: Beej
  Advise on AHI numbers Gasman1972 5 341 02-09-2017, 09:29 AM
Last Post: Cranberry Ray
  AHI Numbers While Dreaming harmon k 8 386 01-28-2017, 08:16 PM
Last Post: Beej
  First night very high numbers fihappy 34 1,102 01-26-2017, 07:22 PM
Last Post: richb
  High WatchPAT numbers compared to CPAP esaye 8 338 01-19-2017, 12:12 PM
Last Post: PaytonA
  Acceptable nightly AHI number KCap 12 964 12-06-2016, 08:46 AM
Last Post: robysue

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.

For any more information, please use our contact form.