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

Cannot get answers!!
Does this show you what you're looking for?

To all, to each, a fair good-night,
And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Scott—Marmion. L’Envoy. To the Reader.

Diagnosed with OSA September 2014
Lowest SpO2: 79%
Post Reply Post Reply

Donate to Apnea Board  
Yes. That looks like a classical case of central apnea. It may well be induced by the CPAP pressure.

In terms of how harmful it is, notice how long between your last breath of one group and the first breath of the next.

It looks like the apneas are between 10 and 20 seconds long, and you then breathe well for 10 seconds or so between pauses. Since you have shallow breaths on each end, it's a little iffy about where to

Doesn't seem terribly bad, but it's worth keeping an eye on, in case it gets worse, especially if you change pressure, medication, etc. You're also not doing it all night long. You're sort of in the gray area.

See how it develops over time. Sometimes CA like this goes away. Be careful to check if you increase your pressure.
Get the free SleepyHead software here.
Useful links.
Click here for information on the main alternative to CPAP.
If it's midnight and a DME tells you it's dark outside, go and check it yourself.
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [Diagnosis] Answers,finally Dotalto 17 3,388 09-27-2014, 04:46 AM
Last Post: Dotalto
  [Equipment] New user looking for support and answers SleepNLoudly 13 4,487 01-02-2013, 07:47 PM
Last Post: PaulaO2

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

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