Maybe you should try Bi-level or BIPAP. If this is goes on with the full face mask, you do not have it on tight enough. I see patients who come back in to see why CPAP is not working for them and......the mask is so loose you can fit a phone book in there. Physics people, the larger the area that needs to be sealed ..... the tighter the mask. With bi-level you might be able to get away with a chin strap. Don't lower your settings, Keep your mask as tigh as you can stand. BI- LEVEL??
Thanks so much for the information that explains why I am waking up so much at night.....ahhh the silly things we do to avoid.....I must admit I am a little bummed out to learn that I'm not getting the full effect of my cpap yet!!! I need to get on my full face mask asap.....so I will be working on that tonight.....Thanks for the link Saz....I'm not sure what is bi-level and how it works, would you mind explaining to me Duane.....I see it mentioned alot here on the site.