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Feel worse, AHI the same
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Machine: PR System One REMstar Auto 560 with A Flex
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: AirFit P10 For Her
Humidifier: REMStar heated humidifier with heated hose
CPAP Pressure: Auto Cpap 10-13 AFLEX 1
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Started CPAP Therapy October 23, 2014

Sex: Female
Location: Northeast Ohio, USA

Post: #21
RE: Feel worse, AHI the same
(07-14-2015 03:50 AM)Daisylouu Wrote:  Thank you so much. I'm getting there understanding some terms but VERY frustrated at life in general, I truly never heard of anyone having issues. People got cpap, it helped, the end. I also didn't know there were choices of machines! They just gave me mine, the end. I slept on a recliner last night to see if position would help, but my ahi was 15. Ugh!

Did you make the adjustments to your settings? Believe me, what you are experiencing is not uncommon. For a small minority of folk, your statement "People got CPAP, it helped, the end" may be true, but for the rest of us, it takes some commitment to make it work. The DME's bottom line is profit, they aren't there to offer much help. Most doctors (not all) just prefer you blindly follow their direction
without questioning anything. So it's up to you to learn all you can. I think you know that and that's why you've come here.

If you haven't already done so, get the clinical manual for your machine, and download sleepyhead software when you can.

Most important, don't give up.

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