I am on CPAP, Resmed S9
start pressure 4
EPR FULL TIME
EPR LEVEL patient
Now I understand that the EPR level is adjustable (under the clinician settings) to off, 1, 2, 3, or patient. And I have seen in the manual that "EPR patient" setting are set by the patient. But what does that mean?
I have been on CPAP for 3 years, with AHIs usually running around 1.2 or so. That is pretty good. But then my first machine broke, and was making all kinds of whistling noises and my sleep was messed up. So I got a rental while the old machine is being repaired.
But I just do not understand the EPR level patient stuff. What does that really mean?
Also,sometimes with the new machine, I do get the sensation that I cannot take a deep breath, and that the CPAP is not letting me breath or something.
Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance