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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: #11
RE: Leaks + 2 new questions
(03-21-2016 07:56 AM)Charlie Sue Wrote:  I have an appt with my sleep doc tomorrow am. He looks only at compliance, so I'll be taking my computer with sleepyhead data to discuss.

Likely that will overwhelm him and the fact that the software is unofficial may give him the excuse he craves to dismiss it.

I think it should be your follow up plan. Start with a printed ResScan report highlighting the data that concerns you.

Quote:...will a FFM help when I am sick or make it harder to breathe?

It will help, and it will make it easier and more natural to breathe.

Raising EPR also makes breathing feel more natural. That's the idea, even though there's some concern over it raising your CA index.

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