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New to the board and using a bipap
#31
I'm game for that if he is. Smile
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#32
The reason I am on a bipap is because my doc said was a cpap failure. I have an s9 that I received in 2011. My dentist "allowed me" to get a TAP and it messed up my jaw/TMJ. I tried going back to my cpap but I was struggling so I went to another sleep doctor. He said I should never been prescribed a TAP because I have severe apnea (130 in an hour). I also had some central apnea during my sleep test.

For now, I am going to go back to prescribed pressures. I will see what the data says after a week if I can tolerate it. Thank you for your help. Keep you posted.
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#33
Disny, at the end of the day, the purpose of these devices is to aid you in getting better sleep. Please don't over-think this or get bullied by the professional just because they didn't come up with the final refinement. Get comfortable, sleep well and let them figure it out.
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#34
Good advice. Thank you!
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#35
Well, I just had the worst two nights sleep after changing my setup. Last night, I woke with water all over my face at 3am in morning. Emailed my RT and said I am going back to my settings.
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#36
The humidity settings are a different problem. I think it's fine to return to a pressure that works better, but if you had condensation that is different settings.
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