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Luvmyzzz,
Glad you found this forum.
Your AHI of 1.03 is very good. The goal of Cpap therapy is an AHI of 5 and under.

The AHI is calculated by the number of events divided by hours of sleep. It is an average per night.
Sleepyhead and your data capable machine figures this out for you. Here is a link to understanding Sleepyhead better.
http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...SleepyHead

It looks like you have a good pressure range. An average of 10 means you were at that pressure and under for 50% of the night. You don't say what your 90% pressure number is, but means the same: you were at that pressure and under for 90% of the night.
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(04-11-2016, 07:25 PM)OpalRose Wrote: Luvmyzzz,
Glad you found this forum.
Your AHI of 1.03 is very good. The goal of Cpap therapy is an AHI of 5 and under.

The AHI is calculated by the number of events divided by hours of sleep. It is an average per night.
Sleepyhead and your data capable machine figures this out for you. Here is a link to understanding Sleepyhead better.
http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...SleepyHead

It looks like you have a good pressure range. An average of 10 means you were at that pressure and under for 50% of the night. You don't say what your 90% pressure number is, but means the same: you were at that pressure and under for 90% of the night.

Thank You Opal Rose, I appreciate your help, I'd bring the pic from sleepyhead (but haven't figured out how to do that yet) Thanks again!ThanksThanks
I enjoy being with a group who like to share their "Hosehead" experiences, to remind me I am not alone.
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(04-11-2016, 07:25 PM)OpalRose Wrote: Luvmyzzz,
Glad you found this forum.
Your AHI of 1.03 is very good. The goal of Cpap therapy is an AHI of 5 and under.

The AHI is calculated by the number of events divided by hours of sleep. It is an average per night.
Sleepyhead and your data capable machine figures this out for you. Here is a link to understanding Sleepyhead better.
http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...SleepyHead

It looks like you have a good pressure range. An average of 10 means you were at that pressure and under for 50% of the night. You don't say what your 90% pressure number is, but means the same: you were at that pressure and under for 90% of the night.
OK..So since I don't know how to "cut & paste" like you guys do, I'll try yo get my sleepyhead page to you:
SleepyHead
Usage Statistics

CPAP Statistics
31 days of CPAP Data, between Fri Mar 11 2016 and Sun Apr 10 2016
Details Most Recent Last Week Last 30 Days Last 6 Months Last Year
CPAP Usage
Average Hours per Night 07:45 09:57 09:25 09:27 09:27
Compliance 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Therapy Efficacy
AHI 1.03 0.71 0.75 0.75 0.75
Obstructive Index 0.52 0.29 0.24 0.24 0.24
Hypopnea Index 0.39 0.26 0.27 0.27 0.27
Clear Airway Index 0.13 0.16 0.24 0.24 0.24
RERA Index 0.65 0.63 0.54 0.54 0.54
Leak Statistics
Average Leak Rate 2.24 3.23 3.21 3.22 3.22
90% Leak Rate 8.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
% of time above Leak Rate threshold 0.01% 2.28% 2.69% 2.60% 2.60%
Pressure Statistics
Average Pressure 12.23 12.18 12.07 12.06 12.06
Min Pressure 9.00 9.00 9.00 4.02 4.02
Max Pressure 13.00 13.00 13.00 13.00 13.00
90% Pressure 13.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Average EPAP 12.23 12.18 12.07 12.06 12.06
Min EPAP 9.00 9.00 9.00 4.02 4.02
Max EPAP 13.00 13.00 13.00 13.00 13.00

Changes to Prescription Settings
First Last Days AHI FL Machine Pressure Relief Mode Pressure Settings
Fri Mar 11 2016 Sun Apr 10 2016 31 0.73 0.00 AutoSet (37028) EPR: Off APAP Min 9 Max 13 (cmH2O)

May I ask, If I get stuffy sinuses @ bed time (It's the season) Such I use the humidifier?

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#34
Humidifier may actually help with stuffy nose. You may need to turn it up or down to get the best benefit. Some of us use higher humidity for stuffy noses and some use lower. I think the predominance is higher humidity

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(04-12-2016, 05:07 PM)PaytonA Wrote: Humidifier may actually help with stuffy nose. You may need to turn it up or down to get the best benefit. Some of us use higher humidity for stuffy noses and some use lower. I think the predominance is higher humidity

Best Regards,

PaytonA

Thanks PaytonA , I'll give it a try! Pleasant Dreams!!Smile
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