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[CPAP] new user having a hard time
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RE: new user having a hard time
Yea!  Quick progress  and you feel better.    You may want to try the same settings for a few days.

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(12-07-2017, 02:00 PM)Corvette817 Wrote: Yea!  Quick progress  and you feel better.    You may want to try the same settings for a few days.

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yah i think i will, i had a hard time starting with the higher pressure before but i turned up the heated tube temp and the humidity and that made it better.  mustve been too cold before.
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(12-06-2017, 02:15 PM)alby_c Wrote: Could just be the humidity setting a bit low with the higher start up pressure - I get sore throat if I run my humidifier dry or forget to adjust it with the changing seasons.  My one is not smart enough to auto Sad

I also started mouth breathing about a year ago and not wanting to go to a full face mask - I love my nasal pillows - I bought a chin strap after finding a scarf really doesn't work so I stopped being a tight bas#$%d and bought a proper one.  If I mouth breath everything goes south, and I definitely  have a dry mouth.  

So, if you are actually mouth breathing regularly then changing to a more intrusive mask type, or chin strap are two options.  My mouth breathing wasn't bothering me really, but swmbo insisted I fix it as the change in noise levels woke her.
thx  for tip, increasing temp on tube and turning up humidity seemed to do the trick

i wore my athletic mouthguard too which helped to keep a seal on my mouth lol
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i have the airfit p10 nasal pillows but am getting alot of mask leak, any tips?
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#25
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Make sure the pillows aren't worn out. What works for me is using the large pillows and keeping the mask tight with the clips that come with it.
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(01-19-2018, 01:38 PM)mattm1 Wrote: i have the airfit p10 nasal pillows but am getting alot of mask leak, any tips?

The P10 is a double wall pillow design. Leakage can occur if the inner wall of one or both pillows is depressed into the plenum area.
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ive tried the medium pillows that come with it, they felt too small, switched to the large. it was good for a couple nights then its back to lousy. super dizzy today and yesterday.

i think its because my sinuses become constricted and the machine ups the pressure. the humidity level doesnt seem to matter, you guys have this issue?

i wake up and one nostril will be blocked almost completely, or both will have very poor airflow.
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