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I feel horrible. My doctor won't raise the pressure, why would she lower it?
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RE: I feel horrible. My doctor won't raise the pressure, why would she lower it?
When I had my sleep study the tech started at a pressure of 5cm. He said he'd never seen anyone with OSA respond to less than 7cm. I know it's anecdotal, but I agree with others that you need to go back and get a better machine that will give you useful data.
06-03-2015 01:43 PM
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RE: I feel horrible. My doctor won't raise the pressure, why would she lower it?
(05-19-2015 11:17 AM)retired_guy Wrote:  The factory idea of a good time is 4, which is too low.

OMG, that's one of the funniest things I've ever read on this board.
06-03-2015 02:37 PM
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RE: I feel horrible. My doctor won't raise the pressure, why would she lower it?
A key element of humor is truth. He's right; 4 is probably too low for just about anyone. And Imoretti's anecdote supports this.

But it also makes sense to build the APAP with a range just below and just above what works clinically, so 4-20 as a possible operational range makes perfect sense. But 4-20 as a therapeutic range doesn't make much sense for most users, which is why that can be, and usually will be, tightened up.

I heard RG is getting the CBS Letterman slot
06-03-2015 02:52 PM
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