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I_will_never_sleep_again Offline

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Machine: Resmed airsense 10 elite
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full nights sleep
In 2 days it will be 3 months on cpap, and still can't get a full nights sleep. I sleep for 3 hours, then see every hour on the alarm till about an hour before I have to get up, then it feels like I could sleep for hours.
In my sleep study my low oxygen was 72, so I know I am doing my body good by doing this, but just want a full nights sleep sometime.
I have played with pressure settings and found 13 to be the best. My Ahi's are usually under .5
I seem to have most of my apneas in the first hour of sleep, and practically none the rest od the night. Is this normal?
02-04-2016 07:59 AM
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Machine: ResMed AirSence 10
Mask Type: Other
Mask Make & Model: Amara View
Humidifier: HumidAire (Built-in)
CPAP Pressure: APAP 12.8-15 EPR 3 (cmH2O)
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Ramp off

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Location: Brighton Colorado

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RE: full nights sleep
sounds like sleep wake junk in the first hour can you post a sleepy head report. You should get some good analysis if you post your stats

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02-24-2016 05:20 PM
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Machine: PR System One 560BT Auto
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CPAP Pressure: 8.5 - 13. A-Flex 3
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Began CPAP Therapy Sept. 11, 2015. Hx Hypertension, Post Graves Disease, chronic migraines.

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RE: full nights sleep
What mask are you using and is it comfortable? What about your leak rate? It's really important to get the right mask.

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02-24-2016 06:33 PM
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Phill Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 Auto Set
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Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10
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Location: UK, sunny south coast.

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RE: full nights sleep
(02-04-2016 07:59 AM)I_will_never_sleep_again Wrote:  In 2 days it will be 3 months on cpap, and still can't get a full nights sleep. I sleep for 3 hours,

Same for me, got a nasal mask instead of full face, no better, changed settings on machine, no better.

Intending to get an appointment with specialist, maybe another *******
diagnosis along with the three previous ones.

I had little problem sleeping before this performance.

You have my sympathy.
(This post was last modified: 02-27-2016 11:38 AM by Phill.)
02-27-2016 11:37 AM
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