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AHI or Leak Rate?
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AHI or Leak Rate?
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Good morning peeps. 

I'm a new CPAP user, 6 weeks in.  I've had a devilish time finding the perfect mask, if that even exists and settled on these two.  Last night for the first half of the night, I slept with the Dreamwear nasal cushion and switched to the AirFit N30 after waking up. They are both very comfortable and I could live with either. According to my charts , should I go with the mask with the lower AHI or leak rate? I've had huge leaks consistently with the N30.
The attached charts are last night for each mask.
Thanks so much! I'm so happy I found this site since I like to know what's going on in more detail than that stupid My Air app.


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RE: AHI or Leak Rate?
Just take my air off your phone.

I could be wrong the first shot you have big mouth leaks.  What mask is this?  

The second shot is better where leaks are concerned.

However....

So I did this to dont split test masks.  See here http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...#pid402245

Do a full night with each.  They may both have issues.  You will have a more clear picture of what the issues are.  Then you can really say oh this mask made me feel better vs the other.

Post the data and how you feel on each night.  Write it down if you are like me...
Sleep-well
Thank you,
Brent aka Factor

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My untreated AHI was 87.  You can do it hang in there.
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