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sibertiger Offline

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Machine: Philips Respironics System 1 DS560TS
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Quattro Air
Humidifier: Came with PRS1
CPAP Pressure: 10-16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
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Post: #1
First Night
Just picked up my machine. Tonight will be my first night with it. Wish me luck.
04-17-2014 08:24 PM
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ImaSurvivor Offline

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Posts: 322
Joined: Nov 2013

Machine: ResMed S9 Auto
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier, ClimateLine Tubing
CPAP Pressure: 10
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Moderate Sleep Apnea, Began using CPAP 11/27/2013

Sex: Female
Location: New York State

Post: #2
RE: First Night
Good Luck sibertiger!
04-17-2014 08:28 PM
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zonk Offline

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Machine: A10 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Activa LT
Humidifier: Integrated /ClimateLineAir
CPAP Pressure: 9/13
CPAP Software: ResScan

Other Comments: CPAP since Nov 2010

Sex: Male
Location: Australia

Post: #3
RE: First Night
(04-17-2014 08:24 PM)sibertiger Wrote:  Just picked up my machine. Tonight will be my first night with it. Wish me luck.
Best of luck
Tomorrow morning, let us know how the night went
Sleep-well
04-17-2014 08:55 PM
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DeepBreathing Offline
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Machine: Resmed S9 VPAP Adapt
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: Resmed H5i
CPAP Pressure: EPAP: 9 - 15 PS: 3 - 10
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Perth, Western Australia

Post: #4
RE: First Night
Good luck! Just remember, the first time is memorable, but may not be the best. For most of us it takes a while to get much benefit, or even to be able to sleep right through. On the other hand some lucky people take to CPAP like a duck to water. Let's hope you're in the latter group.

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04-17-2014 09:00 PM
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MAPnea Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet - currently "set" on CPAP mode
Mask Type: Other
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10 and P10 - varies
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 8
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: New Sleep Doc + New DME = Trying new approach to PAP therapy.

Sex: Female
Location: near Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Post: #5
RE: First Night
Hi, Sibertiger,
Ditto what DeepBreathing said. I hope you wake up feeling quite "ducky" (like a duck taking to water)! Can't wait to find out how your night goes. Good luck!
04-17-2014 09:19 PM
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Gabby Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 AutoSet For Her
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Philips Nuance Nasal Mask
Humidifier: ResMed AirSense 10 For Her
CPAP Pressure: 8-14
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Sunshine Coast, Qld., Australia.

Post: #6
RE: First Night
Sibertiger, all the best for a great first night on CPAP!
We will be looking forward to hearing how you went.
Sleep-well

Sleep Tight...
Gabby
04-17-2014 09:28 PM
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trish6hundred Offline

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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: #7
RE: First Night
Hi sibertiger,
I hope you have a good and restful first night. Let us know how it went for you tomorrow.

trish6hundred
04-17-2014 09:43 PM
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sibertiger Offline

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Machine: Philips Respironics System 1 DS560TS
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Quattro Air
Humidifier: Came with PRS1
CPAP Pressure: 10-16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location:

Post: #8
RE: First Night
First night completed......

This takes some getting used to, I can see. Awoke feeling tired still, but that is normal from what I've seen here.

From SleepyHead: (Wow this machine tracks a bunch of stuff, not sure what's important)
Some Highlights
Logged time of 6.5 hrs
Overall AHI of 4.07
Total Leaks: 48

Sounds like mask needs further adjustments.
04-18-2014 07:02 AM
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ImaSurvivor Offline

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Joined: Nov 2013

Machine: ResMed S9 Auto
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier, ClimateLine Tubing
CPAP Pressure: 10
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Moderate Sleep Apnea, Began using CPAP 11/27/2013

Sex: Female
Location: New York State

Post: #9
RE: First Night
Your hours logged is decent for your first time. I struggled to get the necessary 4 hours to meet compliance for a couple weeks. I developed some insomnia problems that I had to deal with. Once I got to sleep I could sleep well and through the night. I still struggle with insomnia and work through it. Some nights are better than others with getting to sleep. AHI should be under 5 so you are good with that. Your leaks is high. Should be under 24L/min. Most of us take a while before we adjust and feel the benefits of therapy. There will be ups and downs with it. Stick with it, be patient, and stay optimistic. Keep asking questions. This forum has a lot of members that offer encouragement, knowledge, tips and advice.
04-18-2014 09:15 AM
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Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Mirage Quattro
Humidifier: H5i(distilled-top up)
CPAP Pressure: VAuto MinE14.0 MaxI 20.6 PS4.0
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Orange County,California

Post: #10
RE: First Night
With your Philips machine your leaks are not high. The 24 l/min is the acceptable target for ResMed machines that calculate only the unintentional leaks. The Philips machines give you total leaks which include the mask vent. It sounds like your unintentional leaks are close to zero. Most masks vent in the 40-50 l/min area.

PAP on,

PaytonA
04-18-2014 09:57 AM
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