__/ [Big Bill] on Friday 14 October 2005 23:51 \__
> On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 17:48:15 GMT, paula <nomore@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Big Bill wrote:
>>> the nrse told me this morning. No biggie, but there's now no escaping
>>> I do have sleep apnea. I maintain that it'll go when all my excess
>>> weight does. So I suppose the diet becomes implemented as of today.
>>Bill, even though you do not mention how long you were not breathing,
>>which I personally find more important due to oxygen desaturation, please
>>be advised that stopping your breathing only twice over a whole night will
>>not qualify you
>>as having sleep apnea. AFAIK the exact numbers might differ a bit, but I
>>think 10 or more events per hour is needed to be dx with apnea. Just to
>>let you know so you are "armed" with info before your appointment.
> That's interesting. I was surprised she said twice and if she'd spoken
> better English I would have gone into it more. I suppose it'll have to
> wait till I see a consultant.
He might be more helpful if you improve his targetted SERP's. *wink*
Best wishes, Bill.