01-11-2016, 09:43 AM
I have switched from nasal pillows to a full face mask and I have a massive set back with the pressure.
I go to bed around 11pm. At 1:30 I wake up with hurricane force winds blowing through the tubes, my cheeks puff out and it just blows in my face. I take it off, turn the machine off, and then turn it back on and it is STILL blowing hecticly.
I get up for about an hour. Have a coffee, go back to bed and its 'normal'. 90 minutes later, the problem repeats.
I'm tired. I want this to work, but WHAT is going on and how do I fix this??
So, what are we talking about here? Is the FFM just blowing its mask to face seal; or do you believe the machine pressure has run away?
As for what's going on -- how about downloading SleepyHead or ResScan and looking at the leak, pressure and flow graphs.
That's where one is likely to find the answer.
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It would be helpful to know your pressure ranges. Also what mask are you using?
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It does sound as if your mask isn't fitting properly. Why did you go from nasal pillows to full face?