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

Need help OSCAR interpretation
Need help OSCAR interpretation
Hello everyone,

I am a healthy 21 M diagnosed with mild sleep apnea. I have attached my results for some help analysing my data, any comments are greatly appreciated. I have been experiencing fatigue, tiredness and bad sleep for about a year now.

A few things to note from this dataset:

1. Ignore before 22:00 and after 8:30 as I was not asleep during those times

2. Everytime the pressure restarts from 5 represents me getting up to pee minus 2 times where I had to drink water.

3. All the large leaks are a result of me adjusting the mask after turning the machine back on.

4. My "best sleep" is usually between 23:00 to 4:30, and even then I remember all my dreams and the sleep does not feel deep and refreshing. During sunrise hours (after 4:30), I basically wake up frequently, have very light sleep and again remember all my dreams. 

Prior to research I looked at these results and was quite surprised as they looked quite good yet I don't feel good, except I did not know that "CA" or "Clear Airway" was not a good thing. If anyone has any tips, ideas or comments about these results please let me know, I'll take any advice if it helps me feel better again.

I wish everyone on this forum great health, and good luck with your sleep apnea.


Attached Files Thumbnail(s)
Post Reply Post Reply

Donate to Apnea Board  
RE: Need help OSCAR interpretation
Ad 2) You have a constant leak due to a not perfectly adjusted mask (or the mask doesn't fit to your head). This results -- together with mouth berating -- in a dry mouth.

Ignore the CA for the moment; they should vanish within 2 weeks. If not, there's a plan B.

I suggest to set the machine's respond to "soft" which makes the machine act less "aggressively".

Post Reply Post Reply
RE: Need help OSCAR interpretation
I'll suggest a min pressure of 7 to better manage your flow limits and thus minimize pressure changes.
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  SPO2 report interpretation JohnAT 5 191 06-16-2022, 03:13 PM
Last Post: Jeff8356
  OSCAR Data Interpretation Request almadelsol 0 208 05-17-2022, 07:52 PM
Last Post: almadelsol
Question Data Interpretation - Resvent iBreeze iMatrix Software ShipwreckSiren 6 1,311 04-13-2022, 12:56 PM
Last Post: KC8RXQ
  OSCAR Interpretation Test Geer1 5 328 02-21-2022, 06:21 PM
Last Post: quiescence at last
  Newbie OSCAR Interpretation revoshift 5 348 02-19-2022, 11:06 PM
Last Post: clownbell
  Looking for interpretation of OSCAR data CautiouslyPessimistic 6 406 02-18-2022, 01:26 PM
Last Post: Dormeo
  OSCAR interpretation - how to eliminate these centrals? neostarsky97 10 640 02-15-2022, 04:35 PM
Last Post: SarcasticDave94

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

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