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Using cpap 3 1/2 months. Ahi under 4 but still waking three times a night and tired in morning. Sleep doc says ahi is great. Why am i still tired?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: What causes apnea

Your sleep apnea may be a symptom of a metabolic problem. If your body is overly alkaline, your breathing would slow down to help you accumulate co2 and therefore be less alkaline.
What causes alkalinity in the first place? One major cause is poor metabolism of carbohydrates also known as Insulin resistance. Reduce your consumption of sugars and carbohyrates. See a md who is knowledgable in metab.

In brief: What causes apnea

Your sleep apnea may be a symptom of a metabolic problem. If your body is overly alkaline, your breathing would slow down to help you accumulate co2 and therefore be less alkaline.
What causes alkalinity in the first place? One major cause is poor metabolism of carbohydrates also known as Insulin resistance. Reduce your consumption of sugars and carbohyrates. See a md who is knowledgable in metab.
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