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AutoPAP: When to change min/max pressure?
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StoopidMonkey81 Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
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Humidifier: Integrated + ClimateLineAir Tube
CPAP Pressure: 9.8-14, EPR 3
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Started therapy November 20, 2015

Sex: Male
Location: NJ

Post: #11
RE: AutoPAP: When to change min/max pressure?
(12-01-2015 01:41 AM)DariaVader Wrote:  what do your leak graphs look like? do leaks cause your pressure to rise? If changing pressures don't disturb you at all, then I wouldnt change a thing... at least not for a while. work on 0 leaks instead Smile

My leaks are under control, I think. There always seems to be a "baseline leak" around 1.5-2, but never anything over 10. What do you think?

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12-01-2015 06:31 AM
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Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet
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Mask Make & Model: Airfit P10 for Her
Humidifier: H5i humidifier with ClimateLine heated hose
CPAP Pressure: 8-15
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Post: #12
RE: AutoPAP: When to change min/max pressure?
looks better than mine Big Grin good job!

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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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12-01-2015 01:32 PM
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StoopidMonkey81 Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit P10
Humidifier: Integrated + ClimateLineAir Tube
CPAP Pressure: 9.8-14, EPR 3
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Started therapy November 20, 2015

Sex: Male
Location: NJ

Post: #13
RE: AutoPAP: When to change min/max pressure?
Thanks! With nasal pillows, what leak level would constitute a major problem? Is it still above 24 for those? I've reseated my mask quickly once or twice and that didn't seem to spike the leak graph that high. I'll try it for 2 seconds next time to see how that registers.
12-01-2015 02:50 PM
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Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet
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Mask Make & Model: Airfit P10 for Her
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CPAP Pressure: 8-15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: diabetes II, Thyroidectomized, Primary Immune Deficiency, and the list goes on :P

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Location: Oregon

Post: #14
RE: AutoPAP: When to change min/max pressure?
i would not consider any solitary spikes to be an issue, i would instead look for signs of either continual leaking, or mouth breathing. also would consider it bad if leaks are a source of arousal from sleep. Really yours looked good on the graph you showed Smile

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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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12-01-2015 03:13 PM
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StoopidMonkey81 Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit P10
Humidifier: Integrated + ClimateLineAir Tube
CPAP Pressure: 9.8-14, EPR 3
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Started therapy November 20, 2015

Sex: Male
Location: NJ

Post: #15
RE: AutoPAP: When to change min/max pressure?
(12-01-2015 03:13 PM)DariaVader Wrote:  Also would consider it bad if leaks are a source of arousal from sleep.

Ugh! You're triggering my experience at the sleep study with the F10 FFM they wanted me to wear. Whenever I would (finally) fall asleep and the side of my face sank into the pillow, PFFFFFFFFFFFFF!

GAAHH!
12-01-2015 03:29 PM
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