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

Problem with gas (farting)
#1
Hi!

Been using my cpap since 4 weeks. The last 3-4 days I have woke up with a lot of gas and farting a lot.
I do have problem with my reflux.
Has anybody else have this problem? Will it dissappear over time?
I did not feel anything the first 3 weeks and I do sleep a lot better and wake up feeling great.
Could a full mask help? I have read that the problem is that you are swallowing air, and that seems to be common if you like me have reflux problems.

Please give me some good advice since it is not so funny waking up like this with my wife beside my in bed...
Post Reply Post Reply
#2
I have lowered my min. pressure to see if that helps. It has reduced the gas, not gone but better. In a few days I may reduce it more.

Fine tuning as life goes on. Okay

Hide the baseball bat from your wife and let us know how you are doing.

Post Reply Post Reply
#3
You have a very wide pressure range set. Time to optimize. I think you low pressure sets you up for pressures higher than you would otherwise see, so the answer to your problem is going to be to start with a minimum pressure equal to your nightly average. This should let you cut back the maximum pressure a fair amount. Feel free to post some data if you want help.
Post Reply Post Reply


#4
I will post some graphs later. At the emergency with my wife right now :-)
Post Reply Post Reply
#5
Hi Cribbe,
I hope your wife is ok.
Good luck with your problem.
trish6hundred
Post Reply Post Reply
#6
My wife is ok. She did fell of the horse, but is feeling better today.
I post 2 pictures from sleepyhead of the 2 worst mornings.

Don´t now if it tells you much? I will see my sleep specialist on Tuesday, any advice what to talk about then will be good. In sweden where I live all configuration and changing on the machine is done by the specialist.

[Image: 1.jpg]

[Image: 2.jpg]
Post Reply Post Reply


#7
Minimum pressure is too low and allowing numerous hypopnea and some flow limitation to occur. Look at the snores! This is simple to fix. I would set minimum pressure to 7, and might even go to 8.
Post Reply Post Reply
#8
(01-05-2017, 11:21 AM)Sleeprider Wrote: Minimum pressure is too low and allowing numerous hypopnea and some flow limitation to occur. Look at the snores! This is simple to fix. I would set minimum pressure to 7, and might even go to 8.

Thanks for your reply. I will talk about this on tuesday when I will meet the sleep specialist. Hopefully this will solve my problem.
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  ResMed Airsense 10 Setting Date Problem Reuven Gruber 10 907 10-13-2017, 10:46 AM
Last Post: jaswilliams
  How do you open the humidifier? Problem solved. HalfAsleep 4 200 09-29-2017, 12:10 PM
Last Post: Timur
  [Treatment] Flow Limitations, a problem or not? storywizard 9 271 09-23-2017, 08:34 AM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  [Equipment] DreamStation Auto Humidification problem Giasdaddy2010 15 6,520 09-20-2017, 05:13 AM
Last Post: Healthkares
Question [Pressure] New ResMed Airsense 10 Pressure Problem spookyac47 5 336 09-16-2017, 03:44 PM
Last Post: trish6hundred
  PR System One Humidifier Problem gludden 7 195 09-16-2017, 03:17 PM
Last Post: trish6hundred
  Advice Needed- Problem With Recording on the CMS 50D + Oximeter nico08 4 210 09-07-2017, 12:08 AM
Last Post: aquanaut20

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

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

For any more information, please use our contact form.