12-20-2015, 01:27 PM
It's great to have people volunteering here to help.
Without going through my hole painful life with sleep apnea. I've discovered that I have OSA last January. After usin CPAP I started to feel worse and then after two painful months with CPAP they said that I might have complex sleep apnea which is developing CSA against high CPAP pressure and experiencing CO2 poisoning . I've been transferred to BiPAP for almost a month and still the same. However, Finally they say that ASV might be my last line of defence. I've just got the ASV 2 days ago and still feeling worse than normal apnea symptoms. They say that might ASV full auto is the best option.
The problem is I'm really losing hope of getting any better. I'm lying in bed all time and experienced a lot of problems in work becasue of tiredness and lack of concentration. I'm really lost here and it's frustrating.
Any one with similar case can give an advice about what can be done with ASV ? Is this ridiculous disease can be cured? Can I live normally again?
don't lose hope, your in the right place now to get the help you need. you just took the first step in taking charge of your own therapy by posting here.
what you need to do now is update your profile with the exact model of resmed S9, download the sleepyhead software (link at top of page) and post some of the data from that here.
within no time the helpful people here will start to help.
The ASV is considered the gold standard machine for treatment of mixed and central apnea.
It is not uncommon for people to have to start on CPAP, switch to BiPap, then switch to the ASV.
Sleep apnea is often found with a cluster of other health problems that may be related or discrete.
You will have to work with your GP to rule out issues of weight, diabetes, thyroid, and et cetera.
The majority of people treated for sleep apnea during their working years are able to return to their normal activities and occupation.
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