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Machine: System One REMstar 60 Auto Machine
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
Humidifier: System 1
CPAP Pressure: 13.5
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada

Post: #1
It's been awhile
    So it's been months since I was on here last. Look at my chart and give me so feed back. Lately my throat is super dry. My heater is on number 2 and I use a heated hose
09-03-2016 06:47 PM
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Sleepster Offline
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Machine: ResMed AirCurve10 VAuto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: HumidAir and SlimLine Hose
CPAP Pressure: MaxI 13.6 | MinE 5.2 | PS 4.4
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Diagnosed Nov 2011. Conquered aerophagia.

Sex: Male
Location: Houston, Texas

Post: #2
RE: It's been awhile
AHI is below 5, usage time is above 7 hours, which would otherwise be good indicators. But your leak rate graph is bumping up and down so much that AHI and usage time isn't very meaningful. I would suggest a better fitting mask, a chin strap, or a full face mask.

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09-03-2016 07:07 PM
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ST1300 Offline

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Joined: Feb 2016

Machine: System One REMstar 60 Auto Machine
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
Humidifier: System 1
CPAP Pressure: 13.5
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada

Post: #3
RE: It's been awhile
I can sleep on my side or back. I do notice air leaking when I wake it. I see there is a special pillow for laying on your side and was wondering if it's any good?
09-03-2016 08:03 PM
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Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Mirage Quattro
Humidifier: H5i(distilled-top up)
CPAP Pressure: VAuto MinE14.0 MaxI 20.6 PS4.0
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Orange County,California

Post: #4
RE: It's been awhile
I think it looks like he may be mouth breathing/leaking. It may be time for a full face mask or a chin strap. Just my thoughts.

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09-04-2016 02:47 PM
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ST1300 Offline

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Posts: 40
Joined: Feb 2016

Machine: System One REMstar 60 Auto Machine
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
Humidifier: System 1
CPAP Pressure: 13.5
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada

Post: #5
RE: It's been awhile
No Cpap last night.... Slept like a baby
09-05-2016 07:32 PM
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Machine: ResMed AirCurve10 VAuto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: HumidAir and SlimLine Hose
CPAP Pressure: MaxI 13.6 | MinE 5.2 | PS 4.4
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Diagnosed Nov 2011. Conquered aerophagia.

Sex: Male
Location: Houston, Texas

Post: #6
RE: It's been awhile
(09-05-2016 07:32 PM)ST1300 Wrote:  No Cpap last night.... Slept like a baby

You woke up every few seconds or minutes to breathe but have no memory of it. As a result you tax your cardiovascular system and impair your cognition. You can live like this until it kills you.

You asked for feedback, you got it!

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09-05-2016 07:44 PM
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Machine: Resmed AirSense 10 autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: AirFit P10
Humidifier: installed
CPAP Pressure: 6.0 - 10.0 / EPR 2
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Orlando Fl

Post: #7
RE: It's been awhile
(09-03-2016 08:03 PM)ST1300 Wrote:  I can sleep on my side or back. I do notice air leaking when I wake it. I see there is a special pillow for laying on your side and was wondering if it's any good?

Yes, they are expensive but worth it. You have room for your head and chin while the mask is suspended in air. (Almost)

HuhDont-knowI am an accountant so any advice given here is not medical. If I give any financial advice, you can take it to the bank. However, you will have a hard time cashing it in. Okay
09-06-2016 07:25 AM
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Sleepster Offline
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Posts: 4,995
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Machine: ResMed AirCurve10 VAuto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: HumidAir and SlimLine Hose
CPAP Pressure: MaxI 13.6 | MinE 5.2 | PS 4.4
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Diagnosed Nov 2011. Conquered aerophagia.

Sex: Male
Location: Houston, Texas

Post: #8
RE: It's been awhile
I like the Papillow, or its Amazon knock off even more.

Of course a pillow won't fix mouth-leaking.

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INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
09-06-2016 08:02 AM
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