This article highlights a phenomenological discovery: It is probable that thousands of people who have been prescribed continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines for apnea do not actually need them if their post-traumatic stress memories are addressed. The author helps clients reframe decisions they made about themselves and their perceived safety in the world during traumatizing events. Decisions made during traumatizing events, along with the physiological aspects of trauma, are freeze-framed in the nervous system and are re-lived as post-traumatic stress until the brain can be made to realize that those events are no longer happening and are no longer a threat. The process of reframing releases memories, feelings, and PTSD, which trigger Central Nervous System Apnea (CNSA).The experiencer often has no conscious awareness of the connection between central nervous system apnea and the original breathing-related or life-threatening event. However, during the day the freeze-framed decision may cause shallow breathing and at night a total cessation of breathing at frequent intervals. This article summarizes the lived experiences of 90 self-referring and self-reporting clients, which led the author to study the relationship between traumatizing events, anxiety, panic, breathing, Central Nervous System Apnea, and meridian acupuncture point tapping.