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Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
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HiI have been using a philips CPAP machine  for about four months and my AHI has been anything from 0.3 to 2.6 but occasionally the 90% pressure drops from 9 to 8 and my AHI shouts up to about  5 and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jul 23.

How long to get machine
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I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnoea  four weeks ago and wondered  how long it take to get machineContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Feb 22.

 

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Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
"You're welcome John (my next appointment's October too as the May one got cancelled due to COVID).  Just one other little thought is that if it's only been occuring recently it could be that you're getting more nasal…"
Jul 23
John Garbutt replied to John Garbutt's discussion Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
"Thanks for your reply Kath, I am not due for a hospital visit till October so I will see how he numbers go and contact them if it starts to creep up."
Jul 23
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
"This can happen John when the default minimum pressure of 4 is set, which I stress does work for a lot of people, but sometimes clinics do raise that minimum pressure as if the pressure tends to run very low in between the apnoeas and then suddenly…"
Jul 23
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Dream mapper 90% pressure changes

HiI have been using a philips CPAP machine  for about four months and my AHI has been anything from 0.3 to 2.6 but occasionally the 90% pressure drops from 9 to 8 and my AHI shouts up to about  5 and today to 8.7 is this normal? Mask fit is always 100%Many ThanksSee More
Jul 23
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"I got my machine two days ago have now slept for two twelve hour times. Starting to feel human"
Mar 15
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Yes I know John, and so often the missing jigsaw puzzle as to how we're feeling.  I was shocked when I got my own severe sleep apnoea diagnosis and CPAP really is a life saver.  Hope you don't have long to wait, and worth saying…"
Feb 22
John Garbutt replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Many Thanks,will send them a mail om Monday. Cannot believe how debilitating sleep apnoae can be. "
Feb 22
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Welcome John and good to hear you've been diagnosed now and especially with your sleep apnoea being severe.  It really depends on each sleep clinic as to how long you'll have to wait for your CPAP - some give them out immediately,…"
Feb 22
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How long to get machine

I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnoea  four weeks ago and wondered  how long it take to get machineSee More
Feb 22
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