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Help me understand how humidifier levels are managed by the xPAP
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If you have a place to put water in the machine, you have a heated humidifier.
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(05-21-2017, 05:31 PM)justMongo Wrote: If you have a place to put water in the machine, you have a heated humidifier.

Didn't know that, thanks!
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Also, when you are able, consider that heated hose.
This was a game changer for me, and made a lot of difference in my comfort and the rainout.
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Personally, I can't use a heated hose. It raises my central apnea index. So I set my humidifier on the highest setting possible that doesn't give me rain out.
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(05-21-2017, 07:32 PM)Sleepster Wrote: Personally, I can't use a heated hose. It raises my central apnea index.

That is an interesting analysis. I would like to learn how your finding came about.
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(05-21-2017, 07:16 PM)OpalRose Wrote: Also, when you are able, consider that heated hose.  
This was a game changer for me, and made a lot of difference in my comfort and the rainout.
I have just acquired the climate control hose for my AirCurve.  WOW.  IMHO this is a must addition.  I'm impressed with the humidity control and the comfort it adds.

(I've never had rainout in 14 years)  Get it if you are having any kind of issues with humidity, even if you are not.
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(05-21-2017, 07:52 PM)Crimson Nape Wrote: That is an interesting analysis.  I would like to learn how your finding came about.

I used a heated hose and my AHI went up above 5, due mostly to CA's. It's usually between zero and 3, never above 4.
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