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#21
RE: Amara view leaking bad
tried 10 with EPR 1 yesterday, ahi up to 1.8, more CA and OA and FL and a few reras.

Maybe too high, or maybe it's the EPR? But I can't really exhale against 10 anyway.

So I'll keep it at 9 and if ahi is under 1, stop bothering about a few events and that's it?
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RE: Amara view leaking bad
(11-07-2017, 01:34 PM)MaisyLou2 Wrote: What is EPR?

EPR = Expiratory Pressure Relief.  ResMed calls it EPR in the AirSense 10, and Respironics calls it A-Flex (or C-Flex, depending if it's running as an APAP or a CPAP).  It reduces the pressure by a certain amount (I think both reduce current pressure by a maximum of 3 cm H2O) to make it easier to exhale.
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#23
RE: Amara view leaking bad
Will go back to a flex off and 9-12 tonight will report
Ahi is best with those settings
I cant really exhale against 10 anyway, 9 is max I tolerate.
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RE: Amara view leaking bad
back to 9 with flex off, ahi down to 0.42 2O, 1FL, 1H

probably as good as it gets, will keep it there.
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RE: Amara view leaking bad
Now my main issue is getting the leaks under control.
If too slack, it leaks.
If too tight, it hurts pretty bad under my nose.

I can't keep it on more than 6-7 hours usually. I skipped a night once due to pain.
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#26
RE: Amara view leaking bad
Swallowing too much air at 9, tried 8 last night, less trouble, but slightly more FL, but AHI under control. Will try 8 for a while.

Main issue is the mask hurts below my nose.
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