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[Treatment] 3 1/2 weeks in and just downloaded Sleepyhead.
Hi all!

I am 3 1/2 weeks into my therapy and just downloaded Sleepyhead.  I am posting some data for your review...how's it look? 

PS:  The recommended Flow Limit and Mask Pressure graphs do not show up at all.


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You can compress your graphs vertically using the mouse to get the flow limit graph in the picture. The mask pressure graph isn't as important.

I'll leave it to those with more expertise to comment on your data. Your AHI looks pretty good.
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The DreamStation does not report Flow Limitations as a graphable variable, but rather as a Flagged event. It is the fourth from the bottom in your Event Flags chart.
Just one of those things that make life interesting.
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Overall things look pretty good. I would suggest an increase of minimum pressure to 8.5, which may help reduce some of the hypopnea and flow limitation events.

The chart you posted is good, but we could improve the information:
1. turn off the pie chart in the menu: File/Preferences/Appearance and uncheck show pie chart on the right side.
2. turn off VS2: File/Preferences/Events and uncheck VS2 near the bottom of the events (not important data).
3. in most cases make sure to show the whole night. You can see the shaded area means you have zoomed in on 1:48 to 5:48. Just hold shift and cursor down to unzoom.

Good job!
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Thank you for the input everyone.  I tried to tweek the graphs as suggested and I am not sure if the Flow Limitations got added, however I think they are the FL lines in the top graph?  I tried to compress the graphs as much as I could.  

I thought I had a really good nites sleep last nite...I am not so sure now that I look at the info.  I will be going back to the sleep clinic and will have my pressure upped to 8.5 as you suggested Sleeprider.  I am posting another graph to see if I got it looking straight.  I will be going it alone and taking sole charge in the next few weeks when my own machine arrives so I really do appreciate your input.  Thank you!

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Everything looks great except you have turned off most of the event flags. Those are on the lower left corner where there is a pull-down showing FL right now. You need to add back in PB, CA, OA, H, RERA and VS. You do not need VS2. Most importantly it was a night that felt restful. The variation in your pressure line looks reasonable mostly at 10-12, and leaks are under control.

Good luck with the new machine.
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