First of all, I encourage you to stick with CPAP therapy as it can take some getting used to.
Did you have a sleep study and if so, do you know what your titrated pressure is? That would help if we knew that so that if you set a tighter range that could be more helpful for you.
Best of luck, don't give up and hang in there for more suggestions.
(03-10-2014, 06:47 AM)olmate Wrote: speaking of adjusting things my mask leaks a lot where it clips in...is that normal?
Leaks are not good. The machine can keep up with leaks; but cannot provide pressure support when the leaks are too great. A high leak is generally >24LPM. The mask has a vent that is supposed to blow air, it purges exhaled breath from the mask and tubing.
It should not leak where the clips that hold the straps click in. Do you mean it leaks where the cushion clips into the mask frame? If so, then the cushion is not properly installed.
Many people have trouble with leaks where the mask forms a seal with the face. Finding the right mask for you -- one that's effective and comfortable may take several trials. For my "moon face" a full face mask; one that covers the nose and mouth works best.
Your Mileage May Vary.
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