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RE: SleepyHead shows AHI spike about the same time every night
(07-16-2015 08:15 AM)ISnoreBadly Wrote:  Just an aside... last night was my best AHI report so far (1.54) and the longest I've slept with the machine since I got it (8 hrs 27 mins). Sleep-on-pillow

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RE: SleepyHead shows AHI spike about the same time every night
(07-16-2015 08:25 AM)Sleeprider Wrote:  
(07-16-2015 08:15 AM)ISnoreBadly Wrote:  Just an aside... last night was my best AHI report so far (1.54) and the longest I've slept with the machine since I got it (8 hrs 27 mins). Sleep-on-pillow

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RE: SleepyHead shows AHI spike about the same time every night
(07-16-2015 08:15 AM)ISnoreBadly Wrote:  Just an aside... last night was my best AHI report so far (1.54) and the longest I've slept with the machine since I got it (8 hrs 27 mins). Sleep-on-pillow

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Post: #24
RE: SleepyHead shows AHI spike about the same time every night
yeah congrats. that is awesome.

I have seen my own breathing and there are several times where the exhale is lengthened, and essentially flat. Yes, there is space below the graph showing I am getting the air out, it is just taking some time. (I have upper airway resistance the slows my exhale through my nose in varying degrees.)

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I may have experienced hypercapnia, so awakened and got a good swig of air and exhaled a bunch of bad gas.

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Most of the sleep breathing looks like this, with a real bump in expiration, then tapered greatly until inhale starts. This assuredly gets all the CO2 out.

We are probably just fine with those periods of the labored exhale breathing, I have slept for over an hour doing the same breathing (not interrupted as above, but constant.)

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07-17-2015 01:11 AM
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RE: SleepyHead shows AHI spike about the same time every night
I don't use a lower exhale pressure (pressure relief) setting. That may work to increase the flow of my exhale even though restricted.

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