What is considered "Normal" AHI while using CPAP? Have been dilligent about using every night. Don't have all my specs in front of me, but i believe the pressure is set at 5? It's the Respironics C-Flex, Plus (or something like that). I made sure my DME gave me the one that has the SD card and provides more details than just compliance.
More info needed.
What model machine ? Pressure setting ? Is it an exact pressure setting or auto ? If auto what are the paramaters (eg 5/20) ?
Have been using for aprox 4 months and AHI reading fluctuates between 9 and 10. No significant swings one way or the other. What does this mean? I see other posts from people that say "Below 5" is good and "0" is optimal. Still tired and rarely wake up feeling "refreshed", or like i got a good nights sleep. During sleep study (before titration) i showed a high number of "Centrals" along with OSA's. I'm wondering if i'm experiencing more CSA's and the machine does not pick that up? Woke up last night and found myself breathing rapidly as if i was hyper ventalating. Sympton??
It means that you still have mild apnoea, and based on your comments you are symptomatic.
Supposed to check back with sleep doc in a week or so to discuss another sleep study (cha-ching$$$!!!). Not sure if insurance will cover second study or not. Well renowned sleep study center in St. Louis, so i would expect they know what they are doing
Get your DME to read the data card and get some info.
This could be down to a few different things............so the more info, the more focused the replies.
Thanks in advance for anyones thoughts on my machine reading my AHI of 9-10.
Steve in the LOU[/quote]
The untreated Sleep Apnoea sufferer died quietly in his sleep..
Unlike his three passengers who died screaming !
The first 40 years of childhood are by far the hardest