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Unread post  Post subject: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorrow.  |  Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:12 pm

Joined: Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:50 pm
Posts: 20
Location: Buffalo, NY
PAP Mask: Amara ViewFFM, Dreamwear nasal, Brevida nasal cushions, Resmed N20 nasal mask
PAP Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 VAUTO
Humidifier: Built in humidifier
Pressure Setting: Changing- Right now 10-20/6 BIPAP auto

Hi Everyone,

I had quite a few snags to say the least when I started CPAP. My profile will be changing tomorrow.

First of all, I did not have the right full face mask or nasal mask. I was sick for well over a month so could not really breathe through my nose and the mask was causing severe eye problems.

I finally CAN breathe through my nose (never could before CPAP use) and I love the Dreamwear cradle also bought a demo of the Brevida nasal pillows which aren't bad at all but you need to use a lot of humidity with.

My new machine will be a Resmed Aircurve 10? My pressure will be changed to 15/5.

Currently my face mask that seemed to work was an Amara View, although quite honestly I try and switch to Dreamwear or ANYTHING other than full face when I can.

The bottom line question is THIS:
Because I have to lay out another 20% and be charged for a 10 month rental before the machine is MINE....I do get another mask or nasal.

Of course I have viewed all of Jason's you tubes..but what do you think? Of course I want to milk them out of a new mask or something pricey because I pay a lot of money for my insurance. Any ideas? Resmed F20 and Resmed airtouch full face masks caused me problems. I like something that sits lower on my nose and doesn't blow air in my eyes...I will be on a higher pressure.


Unread post  Post subject: Re: Switching to BIPAP, higher pressure, and new mask tomorr  |  Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:35 pm

Joined: Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:34 pm
Posts: 370
Location: Southern California
PAP Mask: AirFit P10, Swift FX, Swift FX Nano, Eson2
PAP Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 VAuto in S mode
Humidifier: Integrated set to 5 @ 81F; ClimateLineAir heated hose
Pressure Setting: IPAP 19 EPAP 15

Sorry Karen, I've only used the F20s and the Simplus, which blew air in my eyes, but I think did sit a little lower than the F20s.

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