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Hi everyone! My name is Nick. I'm 36 and was just diagnosed with severe sleep apnea. I did a home study with that headband gizmo and had 100 events per hour and my pulse dipped down to under 30. My ENT/sleep doctor prescribed an auto pap. I just started using the Resmed Airsense 10 autoset with a nasal pillow mask last night. I registered my machine on their website and I really like how I can view my sleep report from the previous night.

In addition to the cpap, he also has me using breathe right strips, Flonase and Neil Med saline rinse before bed.

I just found this forum and discovered how to tweak some settings, like turning down the humidity and air temp, and increasing the ramp up pressure. I felt like I wasn't getting enough air when I first put the mask on.

So, I just wanted to say hi and thanks for all the good info!
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Welcome

You should fill out your profile to include the type of machine you're using.


Using FlashAir W-03 SD card in machine. Access through wifi with FlashPAP or Sleep Master utilities.

I wanted to learn Binary so I enrolled in Binary 101. I seemed to have missed the first four courses. Big Grinnie

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Welcome Nick.... Visit often and you will be rewarded with mountains of good information regarding CPAP and sleep issues.. Your posts will always be welcome as you progress into the land of CPAP and any post could possibly help another new apnea patient along the way.
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Thanks!
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Hi NicholasB,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
I wish you much success with your CPAP therapy.
Hang in there for more responses to your post.
trish6hundred
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Welcome to you NicholasB
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Welcome, Nick. You have come to the right place for great advice on sleep apnea.
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Welcome to the forum NicholasB! Sounds like you are off to a great start!
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Thanks! After tweaking some settings I slept even better last night.
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Hi NicholasB,
Glad your off to a great start.

You may want to consider using the free Sleepyhead Software available to you. You will see a more in depth picture of your therapy.
http://www.sleepfiles.com/SH2/

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