Hello Guest,Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address. Login or Create an Account
Leaks...mask or mouth ?
01-27-2016, 11:25 AM
Can anyone tell me if it's possible to differentiate mouth leaks from mask leaks on the SleepyHead leak graph ? Thanks
01-27-2016, 11:57 AM
Yes. Mouth leaks have flattish tops or look less sharp. Mask leaks are usually sharp jumbles. Most masks don't just leak a constant like your opening mouth would. Masks tend to flutter.
That is the conclusion I have reached from looking at my data.
The red are mask leaks. The blue are mouth leaks.
Apnea Board Moderator
Breathe deeply and count to zen.
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.
01-27-2016, 08:46 PM
(01-27-2016, 11:57 AM)PaulaO2 Wrote: Yes. Mouth leaks have flattish tops or look less sharp. Mask leaks are usually sharp jumbles. Most masks don't just leak a constant like your opening mouth would. Masks tend to flutter.
Thanks...appreciate the info.
|Possibly Related Threads...|
|how to reduce leaks with dreamwear mask||Inspired||18||2,885||
Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Last Post: mdillge2
|can't solve Forma mask leaks||kblackw||8||204||
02-21-2017, 02:24 AM
Last Post: kblackw
|Large Leaks and AHI||ppca||14||484||
02-19-2017, 10:37 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
|Waking up with very dry mouth||dclaryjr||4||221||
02-18-2017, 05:21 PM
Last Post: MrsBrando
|Why No mouth leaks when open Mouth ?||ICEMAN||10||377||
02-16-2017, 11:43 PM
Last Post: ICEMAN
|ResMed Airsense 10 - very dry mouth||dnthomas||4||432||
02-03-2017, 05:52 AM
Last Post: pupcamper
|Mouth leaks getting worse, is FFM my only option?||Hockenberry||9||648||
01-27-2017, 10:23 AM
Last Post: Cranberry Ray