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Mask liner video and doing better
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jxyzobrien Offline

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Posts: 52
Joined: Mar 2016

Machine: resmed s9 series
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: full mask
Humidifier: unsure
CPAP Pressure: 15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: heart checked out ok, lung capacity weaker

Sex: Male
Location: clearwater florida

Post: #1
Mask liner video and doing better
Have not gotten full mask yet. Nasal mask still at 28L leak or more.
Chin strap still not fixing mouth breathing. Let me know comments on
video. Is it worth getting.

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resmed autoset h5i s9 series
positive airway pressure device
with humidifier
Elite model
nasal mask
pressure set at 13.8
sometimes air pushes mouth open so i have worthless chin strap
overweight 238 (was 262 dieting) age 63.5
scored 40 ahi test in hospital so severe apnea
sleep 4 hours and wake up then can not get back to sleep
08-29-2016 04:44 AM
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surferdude2 Online

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Posts: 1,045
Joined: Jul 2014

Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Mirage Quattro & Optilife
Humidifier: ResMed H5i @ #3 if nose breathing & #5 if mouth breathing
CPAP Pressure: 12 ~ 20 & 11 ~12 if nasal mask
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Late stage 2 emphysema

Sex: Male
Location: Mousetown, Southern Illinois

Post: #2
RE: Mask liner video and doing better
Mask liners are worth using if you have a problem with irritation or leakage into the eyes. They do not stop leakage but diffuse it so that you won't be bothered by it.

I make my own mask liners by using tee-shirt material cut to shape for the upper area of the mask to prevent the bothersome air blowing into my eyes and also prevent nose bridge irritation, which was a major problem for me with the Mirage Quattro FF mask.


If the leakage exceeds 24 L/min. it will affect the ability of the cpap unit to prevent AHI events so keep that in mind. Excessive leakage will also make the drying effect of cpap therapy on the nose and mouth more of a problem.

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08-29-2016 08:37 AM
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