Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
Sleep apnea?
avatar
Saharane posted:
I have trouble going to sleep. I have never felt rested after sleeping in amy entire life. I was told today I had 41 episodes of apnea while I slept and my O2 sats dropped to 82. I have been on oxygen while I sleep since lung surgery in 2008. So actually the 82 is good, since it used to drop to the 70's. I have copd.
Is that 41 episodes average? Bad? not so bad?

Ann
Reply
 
avatar
An_252069 responded:
For me, when I did a sleep clinic, I was told I stopped breathing more than 50 times an hour so the full cpap mask was necessary. I think your situation is somewhat relative since it does seem to show an improvement in your 0xygen stats. On the other side both our struggles is that we stop breathing at all.


Helpful Tips

take meds at some time, don't eat after 7
I meant the longer reply posted a few minutes ago to to go to donnajune2000 More
Was this Helpful?
5 of 5 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Sleep Disorders Center