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New and confused. feeling worse with treatment
#11
figured i'd make a smaller change than suggested
EPAP to 6 , PS min to 4, Max PS to 12

been trying it like this for the last 30 minutes i think it will help. added bonus i can loosen the mask a lot with no serious leak so far.

thanks for all the responses
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#12
AHI 0.00
large leak 3.93 over
no headache
eyes still hurt but not as bad

think i can lower PS min to 3 and PS max to 10 like suggested and maybe loosen mask a bit more.

thanks again everyone
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#13
Not saying this is applicable to you but might give you hope. I started out with a PS that was too high for me and while the auto set pressure was operating as designed, there was this heavy pulsing of pressure change between inhale and exhale that kept me from sleeping and added many CAs to my Event count. When I brought the PS down the CAs stopped, the pressure variation decreased and everything became much more comfortable.
if you can't decide then you don't have enough data.
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#14
@Rob - outstanding! great news.
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#15
Good job Rob..
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#16
i've finally adjusted to therapy and feel really good most days. stats so far look good, would any changes further improve things? mask leaking is still an issue and constant ramping up and down is something that keeps waking me up. any suggestions?


CPAP Statistics
30 days of CPAP Data, between Wed May 20 2015 and Fri Jun 19 2015
Details Last Session June
CPAP Usage
Average Hours per Night 06:55 05:32
Compliance 100% 89%
Therapy Efficiacy
AHI 0.00 0.34
Obstructive Index 0.00 0.00
Hypopnea Index 0.00 0.29
Clear Airway Index 0.00 0.00
Leak Statistics
Average Leak Rate 4.03 7.15
90% Leak Rate 4.80 13.20
% of time above Leak Rate threshold 0.00% 0.13%
Pressure Statistics
Average EPAP 6.60 6.60
Min EPAP 6.60 6.60
Max EPAP 6.60 6.60
Average IPAP 13.55 13.69
90% IPAP 16.12 16.96
Min IPAP 6.78 6.60
Max IPAP 18.60 18.60

Changes to Prescription Settings
First Last Days AHI FL Machine Pressure Relief Mode Pressure Settings
Sun Jun 7 2015 Fri Jun 19 2015 13 0.23 0.00 VPAP Adapt ASV (36037) None ASV EPAP 6.6 PS 5.0-12.0 (cmH2O)
Sat May 30 2015 Fri Jun 5 2015 7 0.46 0.00 VPAP Adapt ASV (36037) None ASV EPAP 6.6 PS 5.0-12.0 (cmH2O)
Wed May 27 2015 Fri May 29 2015 3 0.36 0.00 VPAP Adapt ASV (36037) None ASV EPAP 6.0 PS 4.0-12.0 (cmH2O)
Tue May 26 2015 Tue May 26 2015 1 0.37 0.00 VPAP Adapt ASV (36037) None ASV EPAP 6.0 PS 4.0-10.0 (cmH2O)
Wed May 20 2015 Mon May 25 2015 6 0.37 0.00 VPAP Adapt ASV (36037) None ASV EPAP 7.0 PS 6.0-15.0 (cmH2O)
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