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Severe to Mild Sleep Tests - How?
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Severe to Mild Sleep Tests - How?
Any idea if your AHI can change over time?

I had an at home test about 3 years ago and results were SEVERE AHI was a 42!  Actually didn't believe the results, did the test again and had similar result.  Been on CPAP machine since. You love and hate that thing.

Recently went to get fitted for a dental device.. did the same at home test, and just got a MILD 4 AHI score.  I have not lost weight, roughly same neck and weight.  This recent test was actually for 2 nights. How can that be?

Do I have severe or mild apnea?  The RenewSleep center said you still need to treat a mild condition. I was worried the dental device may not work well if im SEVERE.

Anyone have any experience with this at all?
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#2
RE: Severe to Mild Sleep Tests - How?
Positional issues can (not saying they did) cause the change.

My 2 lab studies Initial 90 AHI last year 70 AHI
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RE: Severe to Mild Sleep Tests - How?
You were not using the CPAP machine when you did the second test, right?
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RE: Severe to Mild Sleep Tests - How?
Hi geomarq,
WELCOME! to the forumm.!
CPAP therapy is the best treatment for sleep apnea.
Hang in there for more responses to your post, good luck on your CPAP journey.
trish6hundred
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RE: Severe to Mild Sleep Tests - How?
No, on the second test no cpap machine used.
I guess IDK if this condition fluctuates or what?
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