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#1
Hi there, I have a phillips respironics servo ventilator (ASV). My sleepyhead program is saying that lately i have significant periods of large leaks and my AHI has been averaging 9-13, yet the machine itself says :

1 day -0%
7 days -1%
30 days - 0%

My AHI :
1 day - 6.5
7 days - 7.8
30 days - 6.7
How do I know what is going on?
I use either a nasal mask resumed mirage fx or F & P pilairo.

thanks in advance
Huh
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#2
With a nasal mask, large leaks are often associated with opening the mouth... hence leaking out the mouth.
Leaks can effect therapy; likely if you fix the leaks, the AHI will improve.

Can you attach a screenshot from Sleepyhead?
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(04-21-2016, 08:05 AM)justMongo Wrote: With a nasal mask, large leaks are often associated with opening the mouth... hence leaking out the mouth.
Leaks can effect therapy; likely if you fix the leaks, the AHI will improve.

Can you attach a screenshot from Sleepyhead?


(04-21-2016, 08:39 AM)Maternity Angel Wrote:
(04-21-2016, 08:05 AM)justMongo Wrote: With a nasal mask, large leaks are often associated with opening the mouth... hence leaking out the mouth.
Leaks can effect therapy; likely if you fix the leaks, the AHI will improve.

Can you attach a screenshot from Sleepyhead?



wow it worked!


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#4
Nice job on the attachment. The events at primarily hyponeas.
The machine is taking care of the CAs.

It says 0% in Large leak; I'm not sure that's true.
Can you try another screenshot with the leak graph in view?
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.
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#5
I am not sure why you are doubting the 0 large leak number Mongo. The event chart shows the same thing and Angel's readings from the machine follow in the same vein. Preponderance of the evidence??? Big Grin

Best Regards,

PaytonA
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#6
Nah. Engineer's motto: Show me the data.
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.
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(04-21-2016, 09:14 AM)justMongo Wrote: Nice job on the attachment. The events at primarily hyponeas.
The machine is taking care of the CAs.

It says 0% in Large leak; I'm not sure that's true.
Can you try another screenshot with the leak graph in view?


Here is one view?


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(04-21-2016, 03:00 PM)Maternity Angel Wrote:
(04-21-2016, 09:14 AM)justMongo Wrote: Nice job on the attachment. The events at primarily hyponeas.
The machine is taking care of the CAs.

It says 0% in Large leak; I'm not sure that's true.
Can you try another screenshot with the leak graph in view?


Here is one view?


Damn i tried to attach last nights view. It was so much better. I had the nose mask on and tried to sleep pretty much upright all night! I guess the quota is a daily thing? Will try again later. Thanks for your input


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#9
You were limited to 512kB for attached images.
You can push an image to a photo sharing site like Imgur or Photobucket, then post inline between image tags.

the code would look like:
Code:
[IMG]http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad76/NETTUEMsc4V92qMY/size0.jpg[/IMG]

And. see Paula's how to:
http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-How-to-HOW-DO-I
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.
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(04-21-2016, 04:52 PM)justMongo Wrote: You were limited to 512kB for attached images.
You can push an image to a photo sharing site like Imgur or Photobucket, then post inline between image tags.

the code would look like:
Code:
[IMG]http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad76/NETTUEMsc4V92qMY/size0.jpg[/IMG]

And. see Paula's how to:
http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-How-to-HOW-DO-I

Im not that techno unfortunately. And i am at work so don't have to much time to fiddle around with it. Laugh-a-lot Is the limit a daily one?
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