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Nights not so restful I want, one or more wake up...
#1
Question 
Hi,
Many years ago I was diagnos AHI = 18.
Value lowered less than 1 with Remstar CPAP but I never feel fantastic.

Recently, average AHI increase so my Dr ask me to try 4-6 APAP. My Remstar 365 was changed to 565 (auto)

Last 6 days my provider give me DreamStation Pro to try 5 CPAP.
After a short difficult adaptation time, AHI seems to be not better, my feelings not better too...

SleepyHead repports:
https://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/16/15/29/12/histo110.jpg

Your returns will be much appreciate
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#2
If you are going to used a fixed pressure cpap and not auto, I would set it at 6 going by the graph and see how that goes.
It would help of you show us the daily page with the charts.
new http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...re_success
mask fit http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...ask_Primer
From machine or charts for auto-cpap, set the min 1cm below median pressure, or 2cm below 90/95%. max at 20cm for now. Forum will help you fine tune settings
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#3
thank's for looking my charts

https://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/16/15/29/12/30_oct10.jpg
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#4
you're welcome. I still think 6 may be better and there seems to be some leaks that need fixing, the 'mask fit; link in my signature may help. The machine also may have a mask fit setting where it blows a high pressure to fit the mask, while you lay down.

I would lay the page out as suggested in links, scroll down to last picture. You will get more opinions when the data is there
http://sleep.tnet.com/resources/sleepyhead/shorganize
new http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...re_success
mask fit http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...ask_Primer
From machine or charts for auto-cpap, set the min 1cm below median pressure, or 2cm below 90/95%. max at 20cm for now. Forum will help you fine tune settings
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#5
(11-03-2017, 10:40 PM)ajack Wrote: there seems to be some leaks that need fixing
I try using that help, thanks ( http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...ask_Primer  )
Night seems start well but leak increases slowly to a big one.
What am I doing wrong ? Any idea ?

https://imgur.com/Qv6xjNU
notice that I does'nt use the output filter of my mask.
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(11-03-2017, 10:40 PM)ajack Wrote: you're welcome. I still think 6 may be better and there seems to be some leaks that need fixing,

I'm trying reduce leaks and increase pressure. AHI don't fall and I doesn't feel better during day. It would be not the right solution, isn't it ?
Thank's

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#7
Try increasing your pressure to 6cm. That should help eliminate your Hypopnee. Your leaks are terrible but you do want to try a get them down. You can try a chin strap or a soft cervical collar to help keep your jaw closed.
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#8
I still use chin strap since a lot of months.

Next pressure step will be 6...
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#9
Sorry my poor english, better I understand better i can solve my problems. About leaks, please, could anyone explain why my leaks are terrible seeing sleepyhead plots above. Other hand, my DreamStation displays mask fit 99%, true or not ?
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#10
Julien, That was my mistake. I was typing too fast and left out an important word. It should have said your leaks are not terrible.
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