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EPR settings
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Merry Christmas all,Ok my CPAP pressure is currently at 15. I've noticed along with the chipmunk cheeks, breathing out is slightly harder. So is there a standard setting for the EPR when set at 15…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Dec 28, 2017.

CPAP air pressure.
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Hi once again Guys,Being a newbie at CPAP I was wondering what is a normal air pressure!!The reason for me asking is that my machine was set at 10 but my events stayed high.It was then changed to 11…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Dec 24, 2017.

Sore nose bridge.
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Hi everyone,ive just joined the site, so this is my first post so it's possible this is an old topic!!I've been on Cpap therapy for 10 days now but my full face mask (ResMed AirFit F10 medium)is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Dec 22, 2017.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Sean Baker's discussion EPR settings
"Not really, just go by the numbers of 1 is slight relief and 3 is the maximum relief. There is a slight knock on effect, but I wouldn't worry about it, if you have an APAP it will compensate for it anyway. If you have a CPAP, you might not…"
Dec 28, 2017
Sean Baker posted a discussion

EPR settings

Merry Christmas all,Ok my CPAP pressure is currently at 15. I've noticed along with the chipmunk cheeks, breathing out is slightly harder. So is there a standard setting for the EPR when set at 15 air pressure.cheersseanSee More
Dec 26, 2017
Sleep2snore replied to Sean Baker's discussion CPAP air pressure.
"The home tests are not in such a controlled environment, also they don't know what stages of sleep you were in, however, there are some good home study machines around not, though you do need a hand to fit them up. So they only have what the…"
Dec 24, 2017
Sean Baker replied to Sean Baker's discussion CPAP air pressure.
"Hi Guys, Yes I was diagnosed at home. I think I've had it for 10 years or more. Always used to put my tiredness down to hard work! I was given blood tests by the doctors but they found nothing. i eventually self diagnosed myself earlier this…"
Dec 24, 2017
Sleep2snore replied to Sean Baker's discussion CPAP air pressure.
"12 to 15 on average, but it is not just about pressure, there are other events that can creep in. Sometimes CPAP or APAP is not enough for some patients, they then need more complicated treatment. However, I was on 18 with CPAP so you have a bit to…"
Dec 23, 2017
Kath Hope replied to Sean Baker's discussion Sore nose bridge.
"You're welcome Sean and good luck....."
Dec 22, 2017
Kath Hope replied to Sean Baker's discussion CPAP air pressure.
"Hi Sean 12 is just an average pressure, so don't worry if it needs more to treat you well.  There doesn't appear to be a tick box for determining the correct pressure.  Some people think it depends on weight, but it…"
Dec 22, 2017
Sean Baker posted a discussion

CPAP air pressure.

Hi once again Guys,Being a newbie at CPAP I was wondering what is a normal air pressure!!The reason for me asking is that my machine was set at 10 but my events stayed high.It was then changed to 11 then 12 but I still have high events. How high do they safely go?cheersseanSee More
Dec 21, 2017
Sean Baker replied to Sean Baker's discussion Sore nose bridge.
"Hi Kath, Thank you for your great advice I will look into your comments. kind Regards  sean"
Dec 21, 2017
Kath Hope replied to Sean Baker's discussion Sore nose bridge.
"I have exactly the same problems as you Sean with the 'traditional' style of full face masks which is why I avoid them like the plague, except when I'm testing new ones.  People like us tend to struggle more if we have both a…"
Dec 19, 2017
Sean Baker posted a discussion

Sore nose bridge.

Hi everyone,ive just joined the site, so this is my first post so it's possible this is an old topic!!I've been on Cpap therapy for 10 days now but my full face mask (ResMed AirFit F10 medium)is making the bridge of my nose so sore. I've adjusted the straps in all different tensions etc,I've tried the Phillip's gel nose pads, I even change the above mask to a large just in case the mediumwas to small but still look like I've done a few rounds in the boxing ring!!I have been looking at various…See More
Dec 19, 2017
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Auto-Adjusting CPAP
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Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"PS  Sterimar is a popular spray people try first as it contains only natural ingredients."
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Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"Welcome to the forum David It's very common for nasal dryness and good you didn't suffer from it previously.  The humidifier should sort this for you, but in the meantime you can try a Saline spray as it's better to use those…"
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Painful, dry nose

Greetings everyone. I'm new to the forum and came across it whilst doing an internet search on CPAP.It looks like a very supportive and resourceful place to be. I use a Resmed S9 (upgraded from an S8 two weeks ago) with a nasal mask. My pressure has…See More
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Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"You're welcome."
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Ann Murch replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"That was great.  I am confident I can now sort out the problem and start getting a good nights sleep.  Thank you"
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Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Here is a YouTube Clinical video for the Devilbiss SLEEPCUBE clinical settings. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64 It might be easier to watch, shows how to set up pressures etc. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64"
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Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Make sure you have SmartFlex turned on, this will drop the pressure when you breath out. You didn't say what model you have, but as pressure was rising it must at least be Automatic. If you look in the manual it will tell you how to get into…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Cathy's discussion New full face mask
"If it works for you use it. They are a bit quieter I am told so on its own will help, but comfort is the name of the game and if it fits the bill........ Glad you found a mask that works for you."
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New by wondering what to do next

Hi,my name is Ann and I stumbled across this site when looking to see where I could sell my CPAP machine but after reading some discussions, I now think that I may be better keeping it. I bought the  Sleep Cube as it was fully automatic and as I…See More
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Cathy posted a discussion

New full face mask

Hi, I’ve been using the ResMed mirage Quattro since I was as diagnosed5 years ago. I’ve always hated it and found it so uncomfortable. Last week I bought myself a ResMed  airfit F20 with quiet air and it’s the best thing ever. Nothing covering my…See More
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John Wilkinson replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Sharon, I have been using a Cpap machine for 7 months. I too struggled with a full face mask (Simplus as issued by sleep clinic) but I changed from a large to medium size mask and it is a lot more comfortable and, because it fits better, I…"
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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Using the Quatro Air is certainly working. My 95% pressures are still below 15 and also Im getting a much better sleep. I think the reason its working is that the inlet is lower on the Quatro Air and is also directed downwards. This direction of…"
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 I am offering these never used masks (all in original packaging with User Manuals) for half the current retail price (check them at www.eu-pap.co.uk) , that is £50 or £60 including shipping within the U.K. …See More
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"Thanks for accepting me! I am new to the sleep apnea world, but suspect I have had it for many, many years. It was just diagnosed as many of things. "
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