Hello Guest,Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address. Login or Create an Account
|Poll: Whats your average AHI on xPAP
This poll is closed.
|10 or Greater||
|1 or Less||
|* You voted for this item.||[Show Results]|
Whats your average AHI on xPAP
05-15-2012, 08:00 AM
On AUTO my AHI averaged 28 over 6 months, but I did not desaturate and most were hypopneas. Switched to ASV two months ago and now average 11. Seeing the sleep doc today for a checkup and I hope to improve that number. Again I have mostly hypopneas.
05-15-2012, 10:49 AM
last 30 days 0.80
last 7 days 0.52
last night 1.37 (6 hypopneas, 2 obstructive)
I haven't been sleeping well so I took a Melatonin last night to help me sleep. Does anyone know if this gives you more events? I haven't used it before so I don't have any experience with it.
05-15-2012, 01:56 PM
(05-15-2012, 10:49 AM)shutterbug sue Wrote: I haven't been sleeping well so I took a Melatonin last night to help me sleep. Does anyone know if this gives you more events?
Anything like that can increase your AHI. Especially when you first start taking it.
Apnea Board Moderator
INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
05-17-2012, 09:27 PM
Others' numbers tell me I still have a distance to go on decreasing my AHI, but I can see progress since switching to an AutoSet---first as a loaner and now one of my own.
March 7-31: AHI 7.5
April 1-21: AHI 5.7
April 22-May 7: AHI 5.4
May 8-15: AHI 4.8
05-17-2012, 10:07 PM
Average for me is about 0.44 which definitely shows xPAP is working since the sleep study calculated it as about 34.
"Goodnight Chesty wherever you are!"
05-17-2012, 10:14 PM
(05-17-2012, 09:27 PM)Dawei Wrote: Others' numbers tell me I still have a distance to go on decreasing my AHI, but I can see progress since switching to an AutoSet---first as a loaner and now one of my own.
Congratulations on breaking through the 5.0 barrier! Good job!!! Keep it going! Now, are you feeling better at 4.8 than you were at 7.5?
We're all family here...you can call me B36 if you'd like!
|Possibly Related Threads...|
|How have you benefited from xPAP therapy?||Cranberry Ray||6||401||
01-17-2017, 11:14 PM
Last Post: Galactus
|6 months in: From 109AHI to under 4AHI average||toinewi||6||358||
12-02-2016, 11:17 PM
Last Post: OldVet
|xpap treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension- right ventricular dysfunction||0rangebear||0||221||
11-12-2016, 06:10 PM
Last Post: 0rangebear
|What is Normal Average Leak Rate?||Lanco||44||3,603||
08-24-2016, 01:52 AM
Last Post: Lanco
|xPAP in Summer - air conditioned bedroom more important?||green wings||16||936||
04-24-2016, 09:09 PM
Last Post: AshSF
|Would like to hear how xPAP use has affected your blood pressure||green wings||8||887||
02-23-2016, 10:02 PM
Last Post: DariaVader
02-15-2016, 06:17 PM
Last Post: Rousseau21