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.

or Create an Account

New Posts   Today's Posts

Newly diagnosed - still sleepy with machine
Newly diagnosed - still sleepy with machine
I am newly diagnosed with severe sleep apnea

I found this out after my fiance was worried about how I was sleeping and what really made everything come to the surface was on my way home from work crashing into a tree because I fell asleep for a moment.  

Anyway they sent me a Phillips dreamstation with the nasal mask.  

I have been using it daily but yet still can't shake the tiredness I feel throughout the day.

After lurking for a little while on this board I decided to download OSCAR and see if I could get any feedback on my results.

Thank you!

Attached Files Thumbnail(s)
Post Reply Post Reply

Donate to Apnea Board  
RE: Newly diagnosed - still sleepy with machine
Welccome to the forum.

NOt bad, just need some subtle tweaking.

PR machines perform better when they are closer to the values that treat the apneas. so I'm suggesting two things,

setting your min to 8, an increase of one to improve your obstructive events and
reduce your Flex. Increased flex tends to increase the number of central events that occur. I don't know if you are one of those so we try \lowering your flex to see if it reduces your centrals.
Gideon - Project Manager and Lead Tester for OSCAR - Open Source CPAP Analysis Reporter

Download OSCAR
New to Apnea? Helpful tips to ensure success
Soft Cervical Collar
Mask Primer
Dealing with a DME
Organize Charts
Optimizing Therapy
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Diagnosed with Central Apnea, but doc refusing treatment. Need help (UK) CentralApneaUser909 17 324 01-09-2021, 04:37 PM
Last Post: jaswilliams
  AHI low, what else could be making me sleepy? fsc321 39 1,401 01-09-2021, 02:21 PM
Last Post: WhyMe
  Just got diagnosed, a bit scared, how bad is it? SufiMindtricks 14 412 01-06-2021, 09:38 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
Exclaimation CPAP Machine Choices - read this before you accept a new machine SuperSleeper 164 181,845 12-03-2020, 04:29 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  [UPDATE] Improvment thanks to you, but feeling "sleepy" rafaaa 1 178 11-17-2020, 02:58 PM
Last Post: deity999
  [Diagnosis] Newly Diagnosed Scared and Depressed flcpap17 6 295 10-27-2020, 01:50 AM
Last Post: jaswilliams
  What else to test for when diagnosed with sleep apnea recently iPal 2 202 09-09-2020, 10:25 AM
Last Post: Shadowpup

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.