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RE: questions to my new apap
Fourth night,
AHI still pretty hight, anyway to lower the AHI ?


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You are probably experiencing CO2 washout. Try setting your EPR to 0 or 1 and see if this reduces the CA events.
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RE: questions to my new apap
Okay if other people agree i will try that. 
I am also waking up quite often, i guess that can be expplained by the CO2 washout ?
But wouldnt that also increase the flow limitations again ?
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Sometimes my nasal mask randomly leaks.  I have a P10 medium, but i can change to small and large as well, what do you guys suggest ?
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#25
RE: questions to my new apap
correct, you are in a balancing game between Central Apneas that appear to be treatment Emergent and will go away in time (typically 2-3 months) and obstructive events in your case mostly flow limitations.

What is your Trigger Setting? Never mind, you are on an AutoSet and that parameter is not available.

I want you to have some Central Apneas so your body will get used to the new CO2 levels and decrease your centrals over time.
You can drop your EPR to 2 and see where the balance goes to. But honestly your Central Apneas are not too high. your choice.

Either way it will take time.

you can take Red's advice and set EPR= OFF which will nearly eliminate the centrals overnight at the cost of IMHO a much more disruptive nights sleep as the obstructive events climb.
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