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AHI irregular?
Hello all - Does your AHI stay around the same number every night? I'm about 1 year on CPAP and mine seems to be getting more random?

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09-07-2015 07:29 AM
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RE: AHI irregular?
(09-07-2015 07:29 AM)daveasu Wrote:  Hello all - Does your AHI stay around the same number every night? I'm about 1 year on CPAP and mine seems to be getting more random?

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My AHI does the same thing. As long as it's under 5 you are doing good.
09-07-2015 08:40 AM
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RE: AHI irregular?
(09-07-2015 07:29 AM)daveasu Wrote:  Hello all - Does your AHI stay around the same number every night? I'm about 1 year on CPAP and mine seems to be getting more random?

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I followed your link to OneDrive. Your AHI varies from 2 to 8 over two weeks. Your nights over 5 are considered inadequate control by definition of the AHI<5.

OTOH, a variation from 2 to 8 is consistent with the statistical variations seen in most people. i.e. -- a person might see 0.2 to 0.8 over two weeks; statistically the same; but considered good numerically.

Perhaps your settings are not optimal. When you have a few more posts, you will be able to post a screenshot from Sleepyhead.
Over a year, your requirements may have changed. It would be useful to know what types of events are dominant in the composition of your AHI.

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09-07-2015 09:06 AM
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(09-07-2015 09:06 AM)justMongo Wrote:  
(09-07-2015 07:29 AM)daveasu Wrote:  Hello all - Does your AHI stay around the same number every night? I'm about 1 year on CPAP and mine seems to be getting more random?

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I followed your link to OneDrive. Your AHI varies from 2 to 8 over two weeks. Your nights over 5 are considered inadequate control by definition of the AHI<5.

OTOH, a variation from 2 to 8 is consistent with the statistical variations seen in most people. i.e. -- a person might see 0.2 to 0.8 over two weeks; statistically the same; but considered good numerically.

Perhaps your settings are not optimal. When you have a few more posts, you will be able to post a screenshot from Sleepyhead.
Over a year, your requirements may have changed. It would be useful to know what types of events are dominant in the composition of your AHI.

Thank you JustMongo!

I have Sleepyhead, but since I don't really know what to look for, it's information overload! I could really use some advice on how to interpret it.
09-07-2015 03:56 PM
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RE: AHI irregular?
(09-07-2015 07:29 AM)daveasu Wrote:  Hello all - Does your AHI stay around the same number every night? I'm about 1 year on CPAP and mine seems to be getting more random?

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Some nights can go higher, things like sleeping on my back, congestion, and large leaks have detrimental effect
But for most of the time, quite consistent, below 1
I've learned to take the good with the bad Smile
09-07-2015 04:42 PM
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RE: AHI irregular?
(09-07-2015 03:56 PM)daveasu Wrote:  I have Sleepyhead, but since I don't really know what to look for, it's information overload! I could really use some advice on how to interpret it.

I felt much the same way at first, but I kept looking at the graphs and figures each day and after a couple of weeks the patterns became clear. After 10 months I can tell what figures affect me when they change.

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