2. Can someone help my understand the meaning of the following data results.
a. In the 90% pressure screen on the LCD, it shows my 30 day average cmH20 pressure is 10.8/7.9. I assume this is an average of 10.8 pressure on inhalation and 7.9 at exhalation, 90% of the time I am sleeping. Is this accurate?
b. in the system leak screen, it shows an L/min of 25.5. Is this OK?
c. in my apn-hyp index screen, my 30 day average shows an AHI of 4.3. The range for normal breathing for those without sleep apnea is 0 to 5 API. Mild sleep apnea is 5 to 15. With my using the machine, I can get to the upper range of the normal breathing cycle during sleep (i.e., 4.3), but it seems that I would want to get my AHI lower than this. Are my results for therapy adequate, or should the results show a lower AHI (e.g 1 to 2.0). Still feel tired during the day with the machine, but better than when I am sleeping without the machine, and don't wake up as much as I would without the machine. Am I correct in my understanding here, and is their anything I can do to improve the efficacy of the machine, e.g., through tweaking the settings, going to non auto bipap where the settings are set?