(06-04-2014, 09:02 AM)jhurlbut Wrote: Both nights my AHI was 0.0. In comparison on my sleep study it was 46. My question is this: Can Cpap therapy REALLY be that effective that quickly? Or is my machine just not detecting my events properly?
It's possible that you had a 0.0 AHI, but like you I'm suspicious. I don't know that much about ResMed machines, but is it possible that the machine has been set by the clinic to not report the AHI to the patient? If so, you can go into the clinician's menu and change that setting.
I'm guessing that you needed a much higher pressure when you weighed more and that's why they gave you a BiPAP. Now that you weigh less you may not need as high a pressure, and that could be a major reason why you now find CPAP therapy more comfortable.
Quote:I still have severe OSA and I've been rushing everything to get my new machine so I have a good chunk of data to send to the FAA later this month.
Likely all they'll want to see is that you're using the machine more than four hours per night.
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