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Did anyone buy a overnight oxymeter? I just ordered my third.
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 I just ordered my third oximeter that can do overnight studies --  the first two I got were both cheap (about 200).  and quit working within a week.   I bought them at Walmart so I could take  them…Continue

Tags: desaturation, vital, cellular, processes, ox

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rooster Apr 1, 2011.

Does losing weight sometimes reverse apnea?
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Ive heard that weight gain can contribute to apnea -- so what happens when those people lose weight? Does the apnea go away? Oh, Im sure not in central apnea.  I mean obstructive apnea, that seemed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by j n k Jul 23, 2010.

All this talk about machines that record data --- how can the patient see that?
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Im really lost reading about these machines that record data.   I had a defective machine, but the doctor's office got the manufacture to send me a new one ASAP.  SO now  I  have a REMstar Auto A…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judy Jul 10, 2010.

Does anyone know how to read oximeter "wave forms"?
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I bought an oximeter that records overnight, and  have been using it almost nightly.  I use CPAP.  I realize oxygen and pulse are just part of the information we need. So I'd like to know ---and not…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by SleepMBA Jul 14, 2010.


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My Interest in Sleep Apnea
I may have Sleep Apnea
Treatment Being Used, if any
Auto-Adjusting CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Type? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Resperonics I guess
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
I don't know all that stuff

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At 9:39pm on October 7, 2010, rose said…
My name is miss Rose i saw your profile today at( and fund you worthy to be mine as some one whom i can lay on his arms as long as love is concern, caring and teassing you all the nightlong and ,l will also like to know you the more,and l want you to send an email to my email address ( so l can give you my picture for you to know whom l am. Here is my email address I believe we can move from here! I waiting for your mail to my email address above. miss Rose
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At 6:45pm on June 27, 2010, sleepycarol said…
Welcome to the forum!!

We are glad you joined. Here you will find information about sleep apnea, treatment options, and other sleep related disorders.

If you are fairly new to the world of sleep apnea, please check out the FAQ tab and under the Groups tab, the new users group and the collective wisdom section. You may find those of particular importance in learning the language often used on the forum, solutions to common issues patients may have, and other information you may find useful.

If you have been around the world of sleep apnea for a while, we hope you still find the site informative and of interest.

Please feel free to share your thoughts, ideas, comments, questions, etc.

Again, Welcome to the forum!!
At 8:00pm on June 17, 2010, Mary Z said…
Mark, welcome to SleepGuide. A lot of people don't find it important to"know all that stuff" until it's time to get new stuff. LOL. I am not one to chase down all kind of reports, or use the software to keep track of my progress. You aren't alone. Glad to have you.
Mary Z.

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