10-21-2015, 11:56 PM
(This post was last modified: 10-22-2015, 12:34 AM by zonk.)
Getting some sleep is important and step in the right direction .... well done
I don't use EPR, find it interfere with breathing pattern, some said can cause central events, and godsend for others.
One cannot generalize, everyone is different, matter of trial and error
As for " I'm not convinced if APAP is the right approach"
Your machine can do 3 modes including CPAP mode, CPAP machine can only do one mode
When on AutoSet or AutoSet for Her mode, the machine increase pressure in response to flow limitation, if one is susceptible to flow limitation like me, pressure can go up as far as allowed to go. For me is all about compromise, only allow the machine to go as far apnea been treated at the lowest possible pressure, hence lowering the maximum set pressure ... YMMV
Edit: IMO, AHI is not the best indicator, because the machine have no way of telling whether you're asleep or awake when scoring apnea
If you lay in bed for some time and not falling asleep, the machine can score apnea while you're awake
Awake events are meaningless and can skew the results
10-22-2015, 01:15 AM
(This post was last modified: 10-22-2015, 01:19 AM by SaldusMiegas.)
Welcome to the forum!
Heads up to you that the sleepyhead screenshot you posted includes some personal data. (Some people have posted sleepyhead screen shots inadvertently including their full name address birthday etc. Whatever you enter into sleepyhead shows up in its reports.)
That's not a problem for the forum. But if you are concerned about posting personal data, you might want to go remove or update the attachment.
Attachments uploaded the way you posted this one won't show up in google since forum attachments are stored in a members only repository, but be aware that you are still sharing with all your new closest hosehead friends.
More importantly ... glad to hear you are making great progress, keep taking charge of your therapy and feel better.
Being new, I'm not sure if Sleeeppp can do edit her post, if wanted can get in touch with admin