(06-21-2014, 08:57 PM)retired_guy Wrote: On your graphs over the entire course of the night: Did you bump up against the max line (11) quite a bit? Especially, as Mongo points out, around the time of the "nastiness?" If so, raising the pressure to 12 may well drive your ahi down, and might allow you to sleep on your back, your side, your head, or any other part you choose. If you do raise it to 12, monitor everything for a few days before you decide to raise it any more.
Actually, I was think that raising 6 cm-H2O might help avoid clusters. I was hoping that Deux123 might deduce that from looking at the data.
In the spirit of the forum -- to be educational -- we all need to think about what's going on; understand it.
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Well I hope I can post again! I got cut off of posting. I raised the machine to 14 max, I figured the machine can sort it out, and bumped the ER from 3 to 2 for response. My loaner I tried was set at 1 ER and 6 to 14 pressure. The machine blows the seals on my mask at 14 and wakes me up, and I always find myself on my back when I wake up! The only problem is I am so full of air today I might explode!
I am not on any meds. I seem to wake up fast when the seals blow, so I am not lost in space when I sleep. So I am able to wake up, I was just kind of freaked out when no one could when me wake. Thanks for the advice everyone.
AH .7 and AH .8 WOOOOHOOO!!! I am styling!!! I read retired guy posting about to much pressure. I cut my pressure to 11, which is / was, my original titrated pressure, and problems solved!!
Wish me luck!
I am not a morning person.