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Seal vs Events?

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golfgame +0 points · about 3 years ago Original Poster

I have been trending towards lower events since I have moved to the Phillips Nuance mask but the seal is being reported as not what it should be. Generally, I wake during the night and find the red face on the machine but in the report, the events are lower. I guess my next question would be "Is the seal all that important?" Does seal have any effect on the sleep pattern? I rarely get more than 5-6 hours of sleep and those hours are not uninterrupted. I am anxiously awaiting the Bleep Sleep mask to gain approval and allowed to be sold https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqWsNZi0muw&t=137s

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jnk +0 points · about 3 years ago

Our machines are more accurate at reporting events to us when our mask is not leaking excessively. It may be for many that their primary goal might be using the mask all night every night and that their second, more long-term goal, might be lower leak with better seal.

Keep in mind that improving your seal may happen by making your mask straps looser, not tighter. And elevating the hose with some sort of hose hanger, or routing it from above over the head of the bed, may keep the tubing from pulling on your mask and breaking the seal. Some experimentation with that may be in order if you haven't done so already.

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