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OSCAR interpretation, 2.5 weeks in
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OSCAR interpretation, 2.5 weeks in
Hi everyone, 

So a little background, i've been on APAP for 2.5 weeks. I look at my oscar data daily but I can't really understand it, even after trying to research through these forums and the wiki's and stuff. 


I tried pressure 6-20 based on my first post and advice I had gotten, but was so full of gas the next day so I went down to 5-20 and have been sticking with that. It seems like my average pressure is between 5-8. 
I have RAMP turned off, I use humidifier and heat. 
I sleep well, have no problems with my mask/falling asleep etc. 
My fiance said I would open my mouth and he could hear it and kept having to wake me up to close it, so I've been mouth taping for the past few nights, which has been fine for me comfort-wise, but hasn't made a difference in my AHI. 
My AHI has been between 1-4, and I don't know what it is that makes it better, or how to further improve my numbers. 

I feel like I am more fatigued than before I started this (if that is even possible). I called off work yesterday because I just can't function. 
I know it takes time to adjust and to get adequate sleep, but I am a 26 year old female, otherwise healthy, BMI 20, is this even normal to be this tired???Especially after a few weeks on CPAP? 
Bloodwork, thyroid, vitamin levels, etc, are all normal. 
I take 50 mg vyvanse and it isn't even enough to get me out of bed most days. 

I attached last nights OSCAR data if anyone can please provide any feedback, I am willing to try anything. I don't meet with my neurologist for another 2 weeks.

Thank you all so much!

   
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