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Hello all. 1 question about sleepy head and showing the ahi. It shows the complete breakdown of all events. This pic the obstructed show 3.45. Is this the number I should strive to keep under 5?

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Your AHI is the sum of obstructive apnea (OA), clear apnena (CA), and hypopnea (H). Ideally, we minimize all of them. As OA are reduced, the conditions that cause H will also be reduced. In simple terms, OA and H (as well as snores and flow limitations) generally respond to increasing positive pressure, while CA can be caused by excessive pressure. Your current results suggest a higher pressure may be needed.
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There's a link to a Sleep Wiki near the top of the page. You may find that helpful to study. There's lots to learn!
Please organize your SleeyHead screenshots like this.
I'm an epidemiologist, not a medical provider. 
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