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Feeling even more tired with bipap
RE: Feeling even more tired with bipap
Your current PS is 4, down from 4.6, and your min EPAP is 8, up from 4. I think this is consistent with what Dave and I were suggesting. I'd recommend that you stick with these settings for a while longer.

I suspect that as you sleep better, the CAs will come down because you will have fewer arousals. (Arousal breathing is deeper and can blow off enough CO2 to briefly reduce your drive to breathe. It's the arousal that's the real problem, not the CA.)

You had a small cluster of OAs, possibly cause by tucking your chin down toward your chest. If you had a lot of similar clusters, I'd recommend a soft cervical collar, but so far I don't see a reason to take that step.

Did you change the mask setting on your machine when you started trying the FFM? If not, no biggie, but do take care of that.

It's encouraging that you might be feeling better today. I hope the trend will continue. Keep us posted!
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RE: Feeling even more tired with bipap
I just saw Sleeprider's advice. Please follow it!
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