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Completed sleep study and have mild sleep apnea. Oxygen recorded during sleep 86%. Will a CPAP machine help ease my high rate of PVCs (20,000) a day.

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Dr. Steven Back
Internal Medicine
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In brief: CPAP and PVCs

Hi Derrick, there is data that demonstrates that CPAP usage does decrease the number of PVCs, but this was only in patients diagnosed with heart failure.
Keep in mind that regular CPAP usage should improve any current symptoms related to sleep apnea such as day time fatigue and will also prevent long term complications such as pulmonary hypertension. Hope this helps!

In brief: CPAP and PVCs

Hi Derrick, there is data that demonstrates that CPAP usage does decrease the number of PVCs, but this was only in patients diagnosed with heart failure.
Keep in mind that regular CPAP usage should improve any current symptoms related to sleep apnea such as day time fatigue and will also prevent long term complications such as pulmonary hypertension. Hope this helps!
Dr. Steven Back
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: MGT

An inbox consultation can be booked online for review of the official report and findings.
The sleep study typically will have a summary of the events that occurred during sleep. Part of the study may be used to determine whether CPAP or BiPAP are necessary, and to assess the response. You may need another study with the sleep devices to follow up.

In brief: MGT

An inbox consultation can be booked online for review of the official report and findings.
The sleep study typically will have a summary of the events that occurred during sleep. Part of the study may be used to determine whether CPAP or BiPAP are necessary, and to assess the response. You may need another study with the sleep devices to follow up.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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