i had my 1st sleep study in 2008 found i was osa,,then it was 66% o2 levels..then went to 2nd study it showed 76% lowest and 90 the higest..i have no symtoms (symptoms) tat you hear about so often..i do wake up several times to look at the clock..but go back to sleep..i sleep weird hrs..on dissabitry..so go to bed 4am up at 8am to take meds just lift the mask up take go back to sleep..so my gpdoc took a o2 over night at home test..showed 62% with my cpapo on setting at 15 goes to 20,,my pressures never did bother me..ramp 30 min!! and ussaly out by then..
well my pulmonary doc added 3 litters of concentrated oxygen and raised cpap to 16..i can tell now that the pressures up only the 1 point..so should i be asking for another o2 test to see if the o2 lebes are were there suppose to be???..what i dont get is why they never gave me oxygen the 2nd sleep study.. i took it upon myself to drop 60 pounds in the last 14 month's no change in the apneas..i had over 200 apneas..and so manny hypo apneas..?? this will be my 3rd night on the oxygen..will it take a wile to feel alot better..i do sleep more without waking..i getr tired easy of ther day meds i take on pain killers and others al from dockys!! i dont think there taking this serious..im concerned..i use to trust docs now not so sure...any help thanks
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