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Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
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I have been on CPAP therapy for 3 years, recently I am feeling very tired in the daytime.  This morning my machine showed 8 hours 28 minutes and no leaks.  Use a ResMed automatic machine and a full…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope 7 hours ago.

What is a good oxygen Oximeter
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I have been on CPAP therapy for nearly 2 years and still feel very tired, I have been to hospital a couple of times in that period and the first thing they do is put me on oxygen.  So I have decided…Continue

Tags: Oximeter, level, Oxygen

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Jun 6, 2018.

 

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Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Bob (delayed reply as the forum wouldn't post last time I tried).  Your average pressure is certainly very low.  I'm assuming it's auto pressures (APAP)?  Your AHI is good too.  It would be better to upload a…"
7 hours ago
Bob Young replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Kath, I think, looking at the graphs that I have a very low flow rate and then an OA event and then the machine sends out one or more pulses. This is almost invariably when I wake. So it could be the OA event waking me (or waking causing the OA),…"
Feb 10
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Sorry Bob, but I missed your post.  If you're having broken sleep this will cause daytime tiredness.  Roughly every 90 mins we go into REM sleep and I'm wondering if you're being woken up by the pressure rising when apnoeas…"
Feb 9
Bob Young replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi, i too suffer from daytime tiredness, so much so that if I sit at any time of day for more than aboiut 20 minutes I am overcome by waves of sleepiness. I suddenly fall into a deep sleep so quickly that I drop mugs of tea or anything…"
Jan 29
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Happy New Year Mags and hope things are going better now."
Jan 11
Mags replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Thanks Kath, will see the GP in the New Year I wondered myself if it was Iron.  I find that the GP doesn't seem to know very much about OSA, and never do any checks on it."
Dec 30, 2019
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Just a thought Mags, but if the tiredness has come on you since you came off the iron/folic tablets, maybe that could be the cause?  Also a lot of people do need large doses of Vitamin D3 and I wonder if that could be affecting things now that…"
Dec 30, 2019
Mags replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Kath thanks for your response, I have been given vitamin D tablets for a year and also a few months ago was on Iron and folic acid tablets.  I had a Overactive Thyroid in my 30s and have no thyroid so I am on Thyrioxine dailly which is…"
Dec 30, 2019
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Are your AHI results on the CPAP 5 or below? If so, check your hose hasn't developed any little holes. Occasional mask leaks shouldn't cause this.  If all is well with your CPAP therapy and you're getting 7-9 hours sleep every…"
Dec 30, 2019
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Daytime Tiredness on CPAP

I have been on CPAP therapy for 3 years, recently I am feeling very tired in the daytime.  This morning my machine showed 8 hours 28 minutes and no leaks.  Use a ResMed automatic machine and a full face mask.  An odd time if I turn in my sleep my mask leaks this happens occasionally.  I am age 70 if that makes any difference. Any advice would be really appreciated.See More
Dec 29, 2019

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Auto-Adjusting CPAP
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Res Med AirSense 10 AutoSet
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Phillips Respironics Amara gel full face mask

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Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Bob (delayed reply as the forum wouldn't post last time I tried).  Your average pressure is certainly very low.  I'm assuming it's auto pressures (APAP)?  Your AHI is good too.  It would be better to upload a…"
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Bob Young replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Kath, I think, looking at the graphs that I have a very low flow rate and then an OA event and then the machine sends out one or more pulses. This is almost invariably when I wake. So it could be the OA event waking me (or waking causing the OA),…"
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Bob Young replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi, i too suffer from daytime tiredness, so much so that if I sit at any time of day for more than aboiut 20 minutes I am overcome by waves of sleepiness. I suddenly fall into a deep sleep so quickly that I drop mugs of tea or anything…"
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