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

OSCAR Charts - irregular breathing
#1
OSCAR Charts - irregular breathing
Hi all,

I wanted to take the opportunity and ask for help. I have been on CPAP for about 2 months now. And while I do feel better than before (less dizziness, less sensitive for sound), I am far from recovered, still can't exercise due to overall weakness/tiredness. 

My AHI is relatively low, but I think there is room for improvement. 

When I compare my sleep charts to someothers on this board, It looks like mine is much more irregular. There are parts which are perfectly fine (see in GREEN on the screenshot, but there are also huge parts which look to have lots of arousals -> See in RED). For me, most nights look like this, with an AHI between 0.5 and 2.0. 

There aren't actually that much apnea events but the breathing itself seems very unstable. 

My questions:
a) am I correct to state that my breathing seems iregular, or is this perfectly normal.
b) what options do I have as to experimenting new settings on the Resmed 11 Autoset.

I am sleeping with EPR disabled because I get more central apneas from it. I've been reluctant towards increasing the pressure as It looks like my flow limitation is not too bad, but maybe others have different thoughts?

Any ideas are much appreciated.


Attached Files Thumbnail(s)
           
Post Reply Post Reply






Donate to Apnea Board  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [CPAP] New to CPAP and struggling - feels like my breathing gets "cut off" by the machine andrewb 14 1,620 02-02-2023, 08:06 AM
Last Post: princejmy
Question Harder breathing Kinnu 2 131 01-31-2023, 01:17 PM
Last Post: Kinnu
  CSA and periodic breathing Herbert0815 0 114 01-29-2023, 02:19 PM
Last Post: Herbert0815
  Need advice, Heart rate data, O2 and restricted breathing Zackio 7 764 01-24-2023, 09:45 AM
Last Post: fishfinderG
  ALERT regarding possible re-breathing issues with Resmed Airfit P10 mdmarmd 14 9,518 01-03-2023, 04:38 PM
Last Post: KAHLDAHL
  Help on reading charts Mandrake 4 256 01-03-2023, 08:24 AM
Last Post: Mandrake
  Dreamstation 2 Variabile Breathing Events don600 8 477 11-29-2022, 11:20 PM
Last Post: Lucid


New Posts   Today's Posts






About Apnea Board

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