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[CPAP] nasal mask doing better
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jxyzobrien Offline

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Posts: 56
Joined: Mar 2016

Machine: resmed s9 series
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: full mask
Humidifier: unsure
CPAP Pressure: 15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: heart checked out ok, lung capacity weaker

Sex: Male
Location: clearwater florida

Post: #1
nasal mask doing better
still tired

I switched to nasal mask from full mask. that is helping a lot.
I still wake out every 4 hours.

I have adapted to the mask and i am getting more comfortable

The full mask was a nightmare and i woke up gasping for breath.

I still have to take 2 naps a day without the mask to get thru day

no mask leaks

resmed s9 machine

made ramp time 20 mins

I was told by rotech (equipment company) that air too intense
to hit button to pause

waiting to go see pulmonary doc with machine stats later this month

any suggestions would be welcome
04-10-2016 08:03 PM
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trish6hundred Offline

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Posts: 6,449
Joined: May 2012

Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for Her
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10 - 7-20 Cm H2O
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments: I started CPAP in 2008. Totally blind since birth.

Sex: Female
Location: Missouri, USA

Post: #2
RE: nasal mask doing better
Hi jxyzobrien,
It’s good to hear that you are doing better by switching to a nasal mask.
Hang in there for more responses to your post.

trish6hundred
04-11-2016 10:07 AM
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I_will_never_sleep_again Offline

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Posts: 96
Joined: Nov 2015

Machine: Resmed airsense 10 elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Dreamwear
Humidifier: unsure
CPAP Pressure: 16rx now using 13
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Was diagnosed after multi A-fib events at night

Sex: Male
Location: indiana USA

Post: #3
RE: nasal mask doing better
(04-10-2016 08:03 PM)jxyzobrien Wrote:  still tired

I switched to nasal mask from full mask. that is helping a lot.
I still wake out every 4 hours.

I have adapted to the mask and i am getting more comfortable

The full mask was a nightmare and i woke up gasping for breath.

I still have to take 2 naps a day without the mask to get thru day

no mask leaks

resmed s9 machine

made ramp time 20 mins

I was told by rotech (equipment company) that air too intense
to hit button to pause

waiting to go see pulmonary doc with machine stats later this month

any suggestions would be welcome

If you post your pressure and other settings it will help members to give you better advice. The more info the better. If you wake up gasping for air, it sounds like your min pressure is too low. I am still new to this, but others can help
04-11-2016 10:14 AM
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