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Ffm requires higher pressures
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Ffm requires higher pressures
I usually use the bleep eclipse and my ahi is almost always below 1 with no major leaks.  I like to sometimes take a break from mouth taping and use the Evora full face mask.  I get no leaks with it but my epap pressure is always significantly higher and my ahi is significantly higher.  I have read that using a ffm does require higher epap pressures, but even when I set the pressure higher than when I use the bleep it still will reach close to the maximum pressure.
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RE: Ffm requires higher pressures
Anyone have any input on this question?
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RE: Ffm requires higher pressures
The set pressure is the same for a nasal pillow style and an FFM. The difference is a perceived feeling. The difference is the pressure is higher inside the nose compared to the outside using a mask that does not completely cover the nose. One plus of using a pillow style mask is providing the pressure difference acting like a Breathe Right strip, splinting the nasal cavity.

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