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What are the causes of sleep center apnea?

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Dr. Craig Brown
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Many causes

There are many causes of csa.
Commonly, patients with neurological problems may have csa. Specifically with stroke patients. There is also a large amount of patients with congestive heart failure that have csa. It may also be idiopathic, meaning that there is not clear reason why it develops.

In brief: Many causes

There are many causes of csa.
Commonly, patients with neurological problems may have csa. Specifically with stroke patients. There is also a large amount of patients with congestive heart failure that have csa. It may also be idiopathic, meaning that there is not clear reason why it develops.
Dr. Craig Brown
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry

In brief: Central Apnea

Usually caused by increased CPAP pressure or over treated apnea, congestive heart failure or cardiac induced issues, stroke etc.

In brief: Central Apnea

Usually caused by increased CPAP pressure or over treated apnea, congestive heart failure or cardiac induced issues, stroke etc.
Dr. Ravi Chand
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