Well it is a little hard to get a bead on this, but the flow limitation on the 5th sure seems to coincide with each of the breathing slowdowns, like fledgling hypopneas. nothing I see really strikes me as being related to sleep state.
On the 3rd, there is not that clear a connection, as there are less flow limitations.
maybe a small dust storm rolled through, tom cat hopped on your gear?
we don't know what position had to do with it.
But, none of what I see would make me think your desaturations were severe.
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02-10-2015, 01:41 AM
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Paula that looks obstructive in nature to me. There isnt the ebb rise flow of CS. And usually a CS will end with a CA not an obstructive which yours isnt doing.
Looks like something is simply restricting your airway down to and obstructive the machine is responding but it isnt holding it open. Couldnt guess at the cause. When I get a narrowing of down of flow like that for as much as 10 min at a time with no flags just the machine pushing the pressure up to try to get a better flow wave,because mine doesnt end in OA usually , its usually due to tissue swelling in my nostrils. The machine cant produce enough pressure to force it open until it just goes down on its own or I snort or blow in my sleep and the wave form opens up.
I have some nasal polyps that I blame for the swelling if they get irritated for some reason,
My best guess. Far for an answer to your question though.
Doenst happen often.
I've never seen this pattern before. Usually clusters of OA events are messy for me, not this pretty or organized looking. That's what made me blink the most. I looked back at the last time I was up here, sleeping on my bro's couch. No similar patterns that lasted this long. The longest was about 2 minutes and had the neat, triangle things going.
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