to me it seems that if something is wrong, it is very technical and there are those here that can address that, just not me.
It does look like you are spending a lot of time very near your max of 12, snoring going on and that could be disruptive. I would consider raising your upper pressure and see if you can knock out the snores without introducing any centrals. You numbers of course are fine.
It could be one of several things:
1. technical as above, others will comment
2. a comfort setting is making you uncomfortable: EPR, humidity, temperature-you may need BiLevel AirCurve VAuto
3. any reason you might have COPD? Getting treated for COPD solved a lot of my CPAP problems.
"struggling with the treatment" just means you are not the "default" user
What is your EPR (Expiratory Pressure Relief) setting? I am not very familiar with ResMed machines; I couldn't figure out what your EPR was from your attachments.
06-05-2016, 11:34 AM
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It doesn't appear that he is using EPR, or it would show under the stats on the left under EPAP readings. EPAP appears the same as IPAP pressure.
I do not know a lot about nasal pillows masks. I am trying out the Pilairo. What I have found is if I do not get the mask aligned just right, it makes it difficult for me to breathe. Is it possible that some movement during the night knocked your pillows out of alignment causing the breathing difficulty?
06-05-2016, 01:16 PM
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(06-05-2016, 11:27 AM)green wings Wrote: What is your EPR (Expiratory Pressure Relief) setting? I am not very familiar with ResMed machines; I couldn't figure out what your EPR was from your attachments.
The machine settings were cut off the image (cropped). (See bottom left of image.) To me, looking at the high sample rate pressure data, it appears that EPR may be enabled; but I cannot be 100% certain.
Permit me to add a comment on pressure. There is some flow limitation and snore. A bump up in min pressure might reduce that. The machine is also running out of headroom at the top of the pressure range (limited by max pressure.) Still, with the event rates, I don't see good reason to move the pressures.
And, the OP is presenting data from 2 days approximately 7 weeks apart. Although a little different -- there is no remarkable difference.
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Are you having dreams? Looking at your breathing patterns, it doesn't look like you're getting into a deeper sleep.