I have OSA I have not use my machine in a long time because it just didn't help. I am going to go back to my doctor to see what I can do. I notice that sometimes when I am in stage one of sleep I am not breathing. I was wonding if this could be central sleep apnea, because I was thinking that OSA happens in the later stages of sleep.
It's hard to know exactly which stage you're in unless you undergo a sleep study. The only way to tell if you have a central vs. obstructive apnea is on a sleep study.
If you haven't used your CPAP in a while, or if your weight has changed significantly, then before you begin using your CPAP again, you should undergo another titration, as your pressure may have changed.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.