Post Reply 
Sleep Apnea & Mood Swings
Author Message
britincanada Offline

Preferred Members-2

Posts: 81
Joined: Aug 2012

Machine: Respironics BiBpapautoSV Advanced
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model:
Humidifier: unsure
CPAP Pressure: unsure
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location: Canada

Post: #1
Sleep Apnea & Mood Swings
I Have Central and obstructive sleep Apnea
and used to have alot of issues linked to my condition ie mood swings

I Have Been on a auto sv machine for 3 month now and have been feeling way better

i have had a cold for about 3 weeks and have seen my reading go up and did notice my mood changed with it

now i find myself not taking a nap anymore after i finish work i work from 3 am to 11 am

now due to the above i am finding myself getting moody again due to lack of sleep on a night even thou my readings are getting back to normal

is this normal or is it time to visit the docs again
01-29-2013 12:59 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
PaulaO2 Offline
Wiki Editor
Moderators

Posts: 8,067
Joined: Feb 2012

Machine: S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 14-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type; chronic sarcasm

Sex: Undisclosed
Location: western NC, USA

Post: #2
RE: Sleep Apnea & Mood Swings
Eh, I'd wait to see how you are after the cold. Are you taking any OTC medications? Being sick for 3 weeks will make anyone moody!

Is your machine data capable?

PaulaO2
Apnea Board Moderator
www.ApneaBoard.com


Breathe deeply and count to zen.

INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
01-29-2013 03:01 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
britincanada Offline

Preferred Members-2

Posts: 81
Joined: Aug 2012

Machine: Respironics BiBpapautoSV Advanced
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model:
Humidifier: unsure
CPAP Pressure: unsure
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location: Canada

Post: #3
RE: Sleep Apnea & Mood Swings
Is your machine data capable?

yes it is

the higher reading are in line with my mood swings

tried to explain this to my boss today
01-29-2013 03:06 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
PaulaO2 Offline
Wiki Editor
Moderators

Posts: 8,067
Joined: Feb 2012

Machine: S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 14-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type; chronic sarcasm

Sex: Undisclosed
Location: western NC, USA

Post: #4
RE: Sleep Apnea & Mood Swings
Yeah, because you also have central apnea, raising the pressure may not help much.

So going to see your doc is probably a good idea. 'Specially since you have only been using this machine for 3 months. Time for a checkup anyway!

Keeping a sleep journal probably would be a good idea, too. Note how you are doing mood-wise as well as the daily AHI.

PaulaO2
Apnea Board Moderator
www.ApneaBoard.com


Breathe deeply and count to zen.

INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
01-29-2013 03:16 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
zimlich Offline

Preferred Members-2

Posts: 392
Joined: Feb 2012

Machine: Respironics PR System One BiPap Auto SV Advanced
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed gel Nasal Mask
Humidifier: System One
CPAP Pressure: 8-20 ASV, 8 EPAP,PS 12
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments: I use the Quattro FFM when necessary

Sex: Female
Location: Norfolk, VA

Post: #5
RE: Sleep Apnea & Mood Swings
That is normal. I think it takes awhile to see the full benefits from ASV. If you're not getting deep, restorative sleep it will throw you way out of balance.
Good luck, get feeling better soon.
Mary
01-30-2013 11:16 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
Angry [News] DANGER OF UNDIAGNOSED SLEEP APNEA srlevine1 7 550 11-21-2016 03:26 PM
Last Post: srlevine1
  Central Sleep Apnea? wayne99 8 765 11-20-2016 06:39 AM
Last Post: wayne99
  Sleep Apnea Alphabet Soup ladytimes 2 213 11-13-2016 02:16 PM
Last Post: ladytimes
  [News] Vitamin D - possible help for sleep apnea patients? ApneaNews 46 14,030 10-28-2016 05:01 PM
Last Post: scotty
  Sleep Apnea Surgery zeeser 5 593 10-26-2016 02:42 PM
Last Post: Kadenz
  Ordered a Auto CPAP / Was diagnosed with Sleep Apnea jakthebomb 15 813 10-18-2016 08:00 AM
Last Post: southerndoc
Sad [Diagnosis] Negative for Sleep Apnea? jakthebomb 19 1,288 10-13-2016 03:28 PM
Last Post: jakthebomb

Forum Jump:

Who's Online (Complete List)