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by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 13
Views: 163

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

Just so you know: not all flow-limited inspiration is flagged in Oscar, No, I did not know that. I assumed that Resmed's firmware flags events, and OSCAR simply reports what Resmed writes to the datacard. Resmed flags events, Oscar reports them. Flow limitations aren't events , which is why there's...
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 13
Views: 163

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

Why? Try breathing through a straw for a few minutes, see how you feel. That's flow limited breathing. Not questioning your analogy, but wouldn't shallow breathing also be flow limited? No, there's no correlation at all. it's right there in the name. FLOW limitation, and in this context, "flow" mea...
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Exhale pressure versus Hypopneas
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Re: Exhale pressure versus Hypopneas

can a higher then normal EPAP set off Hypopneas? You have cause and effect backwards. hypopneas cause a higher than 'normal' EPAP, as the machine responds to your breathing problems. My guess is for whatever reason these were probably central Hypopneas. There's no way to know, since the machine doe...
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Sensors used by CPAP manufacturers
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: Sensors used by CPAP manufacturers

The picture that DS posted is showing the flow sensor, not the pressure sensor, which is on the other end of the air module, where the humidifier connects. I should have known, given there were two of them. You darn well shoulda!!! ;) :lol: :lol: :lol: I'm used to more critical thinking outta you! :D
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Can CPAP cause tongue sores?
Replies: 13
Views: 172

Re: Can CPAP cause tongue sores?

ChicagoGranny wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:35 am
chunkyfrog wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:58 pm
I found that regular application of manuka honey helps
I'm skeptical. Plus, won't it rot teeth?
Why would honey, nature's antibiotic, rot teeth?
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Need help keeping my mouth open!
Replies: 16
Views: 892

Re: Need help keeping my mouth open!

Needtosleep99! wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 8:32 am
I have air that escapes thru my mouth...with the mask that went from the nose to under the chin, I had to lift the mask and open my mouth to let the air out;
Why?
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 13
Views: 163

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

dataq1 wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:40 am
Interesting that Resmed should attack IFL aggressively.
Why? Try breathing through a straw for a few minutes, see how you feel.

That's flow limited breathing.
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 13
Views: 163

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

Going to venture a reply to the OP. To put it simply, the events shown in your sleep data on the machine are the ones that the CPAP has not prevented. Events that the CPAP prevents aren't shown, since they were prevented *smile*. So the pressure can vary without an event being shown, and is likely ...
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Which Brand CPAP you are using?
Replies: 7
Views: 208

Re: Which Brand CPAP you are using?

CPAP Advisor-BMC wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 4:26 am
I would like to know if anyone have used a CPAP machine with brand name BMC, could you share your experience? :D
Nobody in their right mind wants that knock off crap.
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Sensors used by CPAP manufacturers
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: Sensors used by CPAP manufacturers

Are there flow meters ? (in either Resmed or Respironics systems) The picture that DS posted is showing the flow sensor, not the pressure sensor, which is on the other end of the air module, where the humidifier connects. In the S9, these are the sensors: pressure (sensor 1) c02035 nap1332710 flow ...
by palerider
Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: should I try AVAPS/IVAPS for shallow breathing?
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Re: should I try AVAPS/IVAPS for shallow breathing?

Should I try ivaps/avaps now? Depends, what are your SpO2 readings overnight? Is IVAPS better than AVAPS? Yes. What settings should I use on one of these machines? Whatever's appropriate for your height. Do you know anyone that could give me a written prescription for avaps or ivaps without seeing ...
by palerider
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: pressure response on Airsense 11
Replies: 13
Views: 163

Re: pressure response on Airsense 11

How is that measured (or inferred) and given the levels shown here (generally 0.25 or so, how significant is that? (I guess what I'm asking is what are the units of flow limitation, for example is a 1.00 Flow limit actually a 100% collapsed upper airway?) If you look at Resmed's software, the FL ch...
by palerider
Tue Oct 19, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Therapy Consistency
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Re: Therapy Consistency

When I look at the reported events some nights the number is high so perhaps some of those are central. The number of centrals is right there on what you posted, it's just that Oscar still (sadly) calls them "clear airway". I have read that the only acceptable AHI rate is 5 or less. 2 or less is mo...
by palerider
Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP usage restrictions in Hospital
Replies: 19
Views: 484

Re: CPAP usage restrictions in Hospital

Jennybunny wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:06 am
I hope she has not been forced to have the jab as it's experimental and alters a persons RNA and due to this, they are then classed as non-human. It also voids life insurance as the jab is experimental.
Please keep the bullshit lies out of the forum.
by palerider
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Non-mouth breather suddenly has dry mouth with new APAP
Replies: 14
Views: 204

Re: Non-mouth breather suddenly has dry mouth with new APAP

Setting the minimum to 7.2 would be better, and let the machine raise the pressure if needed. Aren't you the one who taught me to only change one variable at a time? She has changed machines. Changing the pressure should be done as a second step. That sounds more like Pugsy ;) I'd say what I said, ...