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PulseOx cyclicality
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PulseOx cyclicality
So, I started using a pulseox (Wellue checkme) during sleep the other night, and in deep sleep, there is a very clear cyclicality to the readings with a frequency of about one minute (I was typically 90-95). Pulse rate appears to be inversely related. I don't understand why this is. It appears to be a real effect since pulse varies as well, but I can't come up with a simple reason for variations over a minute. Is it an artifact of the measurement? if not, can anybody explain?

FWIW, I've noticed a similar pattern when I've used oximeters at very high altitude. I always assumed it had something to do with the device.

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RE: PulseOx cyclicality
not much info to go on. best if you post some OSCAR screenshots of the cpap & oximeter data. meanwhile a stab in the dark: 'cyclicality' sounds similar to 'periodicity'. periodic limb movement can increase respiration rate & I assume affect O2. comparing 02 readings with cpap flow rate might be instructive.
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RE: PulseOx cyclicality
You are probably using the Checkme Browser Pro​ app for your primary analysis. Can you provide any screenshots to demonstrate what you are describing?
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