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I was a rebel and changed my own pressure
#1
I was a little frustrated by my doctor after my first visit (after 35 days). My numbers were hovering between 3 & 6, with lots of hypopneas (30's), and I just felt my pressure could be a bit higher than it was. He wouldn't authorize it to be raised until I had used the cpap for 90 days.

So thanks to the wonderful people on this board that showed me how to change my pressure, I just upped it by one number (and felt like a rebel!)

After only two nights, my AHI is 1.8 and 1.6, and only 4 hypopneas! Sometimes you just have to listen to your own body!
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#2
rebel with a cause, congrats!

car54
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#3
Eventually, we all become rebels, or the damn thing won't work.
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#4
GREAT JOB, KCap,
Keep up the good work.
trish6hundred
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#5
Yay!!!
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#6
Good job!
If everyone thinks alike, then someone isn't thinking.
Everyone knows something, together we could know everything.
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#7
KCap, you're probably one of those people that tear the tags off their mattress too Bigwink

Keep up the good work!
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#8
Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est.
Knowledge is power. - Francis Bacon

This is a power building forum but you must read...

Sleep-well

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#9
If that doctor was your GP then you are well on your way to knowing a lot more than him/her about OSA and how to treat it. You might be ahead of him/her already
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#10
Awwwww I'm telling on you ;P
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