Post Reply 
Newbie - already changing masks
Author Message
Sleeprider Offline
Wiki Editor
Advisory Members

Posts: 3,369
Joined: Dec 2014

Machine: Resmed Aircurve 10 Vauto
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Airfit P10
Humidifier: Resmed Climateline
CPAP Pressure: Auto Bilevel 18/9, PS 3
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location: Where they make Respironics

Post: #11
RE: Newbie - already changing masks
I think you would be more comfortable with a minimum ramp and pressure of 6.0. Not many of us can tolerate the lack of air at 4.0. I have a 560HS and there is no bluetooth on it. Data is written to a SD card in a slot on the back by the power input. You can download Sleepyhead software and see how your therapy is going and learn how to optimize it.

In addition to increasing minimum ramp pressure you can shorten the time that ramp takes to come up to therapeutic pressure. Eventually your best treatment will occur if you raise the minimum theraputic pressure to at least your average nightly pressure, and perhaps to your 90 percent pressure. This will make the machine more responsive, and less disruptive due to pressure fluctuations.

______________________________________________
Organize your SleepyHead Data
Post your SleepyHead Data from Imgur
Robysue's Beginner's Guide to Sleepyhead
03-14-2015 08:24 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
usone123 Offline

Members

Posts: 8
Joined: Feb 2015

Machine: Respironics DS560HS
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Respironics Wisp
Humidifier: Respironics System One 60 Series Heated Humidifier DS6H
CPAP Pressure: 5-12
CPAP Software: SleepyHead Other Software

Other Comments:

Sex: Female
Location:

Post: #12
RE: Newbie - already changing masks
I've continued to get leaks so I saw the respiratory therapist yesterday and after trying like 6 different masks, apparently I have a deep groove on both sides of my nose that make it hard for full masks to seal, so we're trying to respironics wisp nasal mask. She warned me the pressure is a lot more concentrated, and to see if i can keep my mouth shut and if not we can try a chin strap.

Other than the occasional need to take a giant breathe through my mouth with it on, it went really well last night. I slept 6.5 hrs and my max pressure was only 10. My AHI was around 2. No leaks. So hopefully this solves that problem and crossing fingers for a bit smoother sailing here on out.
03-19-2015 09:41 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  New Resmed AirFit F20, & N20 Masks gjw 24 2,842 12-04-2016 12:19 PM
Last Post: sonicboom
Smile [News] CUSTOM 3-D PRINTED MASKS srlevine1 2 273 11-17-2016 10:29 PM
Last Post: Galactus
  Which disturbs sleep most? High Pressure or Changing Pressure Rcgop 7 1,268 11-10-2016 07:37 PM
Last Post: Sleep2Snore
Question CHANGING MACHINES - SD CARD srlevine1 3 235 10-31-2016 07:11 PM
Last Post: srlevine1
  Anyone heard of Apnea Options for custom masks? terp1984 14 4,724 10-27-2016 06:32 PM
Last Post: outdoor
  Fisher Paykel HC201 - changing pressure? Debi 1 208 09-23-2016 07:08 PM
Last Post: OpalRose
  Question on masks that will handle higher pressures like 27 nanook683 13 914 09-21-2016 07:14 AM
Last Post: nanook683

Forum Jump:

Who's Online (Complete List)