Posted by Bob Johnson (188.8.131.52) on December 03, 2001 at 15:08:51:
In Reply to: I talked with the doc posted by Bob P on December 03, 2001 at 14:51:29:
We understand that not all triggers work all the time; they don't work for all people.
The association is NOT with CH & sleep apnea but, rather, that sleep apnea leads to decreased oxygen levels in the blood which sometimes triggers a CH--so it appears.
The problem so many folks have is that they are looking for absolute causes and cures--when, in medicine, this is relatively uncommon. Learning to live with ambiguity is an essential survival skill for those of us with CH.
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