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First night after setting pressure....not so good.
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jen61 Offline

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Machine: DreamStation Auto CPAP
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: AirFit P10
Humidifier: Built In
CPAP Pressure: 4-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Missouri USA

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First night after setting pressure....not so good.
Last night was the first night after switching from auto, to preset pressure (12 to 18) (sleep doc had recommended 16)....anyway, it doesn't look so good. Lots and lots of every kind of event. Centrals, hypopneas,obstructions, snores, respiratory events, etc....Not sure what to do now. Here's a pic of my Sleepyhead Data. Any suggestions?
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08-18-2016 05:05 PM
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chill Online

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Machine: DreamStation X500
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Walk-in Mask Closet
Humidifier: DreamStation
CPAP Pressure: 13-16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: CPAP True Believer

Sex: Male
Location: Vancouver, Canada

Post: #2
RE: First night after setting pressure....not so good.
Your machine is still in auto, just with a smaller window of min and max. IIRC, your min was at 4 before. This is probably just you getting used to a higher pressure. you only maxed once and briefly, so this looks like a good range for you. Give it few days to settle out.
08-18-2016 10:42 PM
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Ghost1958 Offline

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Machine: PRS1 Series Sixty Auto Aflex
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Eson
Humidifier: PRS1 with Heated Hose
CPAP Pressure: 10.5 min 16 max
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Moderate to Severe SA Obstructive. Rapid O2 desat off the machine.

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Location: KY

Post: #3
RE: First night after setting pressure....not so good.
Things always go a little whaco for a day or so if i change pressure, mask type, etc.
Then settles back down.
08-19-2016 12:22 AM
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Machine: DreamStation Auto, AirSense 10 Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Amara View
Humidifier: Philips, AirSense 10
CPAP Pressure: 12-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: 2L added oxygen with CMS50F to check usage

Sex: Male
Location: Florida

Post: #4
RE: First night after setting pressure....not so good.
How do you feel ? Can you ask yourself that before you look at the report ? It will take time to see the reports and your feelings improve. CPAP is almost magic. Stay the course and you will get rewarded if you can control your emotions. Sleep-well

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08-19-2016 03:57 AM
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jen61 Offline

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Machine: DreamStation Auto CPAP
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CPAP Pressure: 4-20
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Location: Missouri USA

Post: #5
RE: First night after setting pressure....not so good.
Honestly, I feel like crap. Especially this morning I did. Headache, super tired.... very tired this afternoon. (but I got 8 hours of sleep)...I didn't upload my data to Sleepyhead today, but on my machine my AHI was 7 something.
08-19-2016 05:09 PM
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holden4th Offline

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Machine: PR System One REMStar 60 Series Auto with Bluetooth
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Respironics Dreamwear
Humidifier: Remstar Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 11- 15 APAP
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Gold Coast Australia

Post: #6
RE: First night after setting pressure....not so good.
Heaps of vibratory snores. Possibly a mask leak but more likely to be mouth breathing. Are you using a chin strap or cervical collar?
08-20-2016 04:31 AM
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