I’m persisting with a new CPAP mask I bought from a hospital after a sleep lab night, where they said I needed 15 cmH2O pressure to control my sleep apnoea. Its a Fisher & Paykel nose and mouth mask, and feels quite different after 13 years of my old nose mask.
I’ve increased the pressure gradually from 9 cmH2O to 10 cmH2O, and it seems quite strong.
But I’m persisting, trying to find how best to seat the mask on my face. AND I’m drugging myself with 2 Temazepam nightly, or one Temazepam plus a Valium (Diazepam) as well.
The sedatives help to keep me asleep until I get used to it.
I cannot see any way that I could use 15 cmH2O pressure. It just blows out of the mask onto my face! Most unsatisfactory state of affairs.
Perhaps the pressure indicator on my old Remstar Plus is not calibrated correctly. That means I traipse over to Brighton to have it checked out. Worth while to do before I launch off into Tassie, I guess. I’ll phone them up.
Goodnight, sparse readers, if any at all!