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OSA and CPAP Titration Help Needed
OSA and CPAP Titration Help Needed
Hello. Please help! I am new to this forum and relatively new to using a CPAP. I have been using my CPAP machine since February 2023 and am still feeling quite fatigued, anxious, etc. I am scheduled to have my first titration study this Thursday (July 20, 2023) and am curious if I should do that or work on this stuff myself on the forum or with a consultant (like Jason, aka the LankyLefty).

Diagnosis: Moderate OSA, AHI of 17 (diagnosed in Dec 2022 from an in-lab sleep study in Nov 2022).
CPAP machine: Resmed Airsense 11 with a heated tube and heated humidifier. Currently on Auto-pap, pressure set between 5 and 15.
Mask: Full face mask (F&P Vitera, Large) because I am a mouth breather. I have a beard and I think it can sometimes leak a fair amount around the chin area, which is a concern. 
AHI since using CPAP: 1 to 3. But I'm still tired. 
Other notes: I have TMJ issues, so I'm sensitive to things that move my jaw a lot, like chin straps. 

Screenshots of OSCAR are below and attached for the last few days. Questions are numbered below:
1. Any thoughts on why I'm still feeling tired? 
2. Should I go through with the titration study this Thursday or hold off until I get a better idea of what's wrong? 
3. What could the titration study help me with that I couldn't do on my own?
4. If I do the titration study, what questions should I ask and what should I look out for/advocate for?
5. Should I use a consultant like Jason, the LankLefty, to help me on this stuff instead of doing a titration study?

Please let me know what other info you need to help me out. Any help would be much appreciated, as this is greatly affecting my quality of life. 

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