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BearLee Offline

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Post: #11
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
Great ... I shall turn off that function then.
08-02-2015 07:48 PM
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rachelp Offline

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Post: #12
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
Like other's said it depends on the person. I was a lucky one and the day after my first night I felt better than I've ever have. It's been two weeks and I have more energy than I can ever remember having in life.
08-02-2015 07:51 PM
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Post: #13
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
(08-02-2015 07:51 PM)rachelp Wrote:  Like other's said it depends on the person. I was a lucky one and the day after my first night I felt better than I've ever have. It's been two weeks and I have more energy than I can ever remember having in life.
Hi rachelp,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
It's great to hear that you are adjusting well to CPAP therapy.
Much success to you as you continue your CPAP journey.

trish6hundred
08-02-2015 09:42 PM
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rachelp Offline

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Post: #14
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
(08-02-2015 09:42 PM)trish6hundred Wrote:  
(08-02-2015 07:51 PM)rachelp Wrote:  Like other's said it depends on the person. I was a lucky one and the day after my first night I felt better than I've ever have. It's been two weeks and I have more energy than I can ever remember having in life.
Hi rachelp,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
It's great to hear that you are adjusting well to CPAP therapy.
Much success to you as you continue your CPAP journey.

Thank you! I'm madly in love with my apap. LOL I contribute immediate success to all the advice I've read from you guys. Thanks
08-02-2015 09:52 PM
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BearLee Offline

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Post: #15
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
Awesome Rachel... My machine just arrived from the U.S... So happy ... Can't wait to continue my APAP treatment.
08-02-2015 09:59 PM
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rachelp Offline

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Post: #16
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
(08-02-2015 09:59 PM)BearLee Wrote:  Awesome Rachel... My machine just arrived from the U.S... So happy ... Can't wait to continue my APAP treatment.

Good luck! I think being on this board already gives you an advantage. Wishing you a wonderful night of sleep!
08-02-2015 10:05 PM
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BearLee Offline

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Post: #17
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
(08-02-2015 10:05 PM)rachelp Wrote:  
(08-02-2015 09:59 PM)BearLee Wrote:  Awesome Rachel... My machine just arrived from the U.S... So happy ... Can't wait to continue my APAP treatment.

Good luck! I think being on this board already gives you an advantage. Wishing you a wonderful night of sleep!

Thanks Rachel... and you too. Big Grin
08-03-2015 04:54 AM
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Post: #18
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
(08-02-2015 06:49 PM)BearLee Wrote:  I love the therapy and yes, I was on "auto' but mistakenly put in "CPAP" in my profile. My sleep specialist recommended a 6-16 pressure (sorry I am still getting used to all the terms associated with sleep apnea)..

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From the last download the lady gave me when I returned my loan machine, the seems to be from 6.5 to 12 so might try to set the machine to that reading and try and see how I go...

Cheers
Lina


You probably should leave the machine at the 6-16 cm H2O setting and not try to set it to the 6.5-12 your last readings showed. You always want to leave a few CM H20 headroom so the machine can crank it up higher if you have a particularly difficult event and it needs that extra pressure to break it. It will not go higher than the lowest pressure needed to resolve and AHI event in any case, assuming it is functioning correctly.

I am not a data junkie and only check data every month or two or four, maybe more frequently if I think I am having problems, but I don't think I've ever seen my machine go above 13, usually an occasional 12, but I leave the top of the range at 15 cm.

OMMOHY
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08-03-2015 05:50 AM
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BearLee Offline

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Post: #19
RE: Newbie - how long before tiredness goes?
Thanks OMMOHY... will adjust back to 16 and see ...
08-03-2015 08:09 PM
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