"I also suffer from claustrophobia so I understand the issue very well, I started off with the nasal mask but I'm a mouth breather so I went to the full face mask, it's a mirage Quattro. I couldn't get to sleep at all and so my g.p…"
"Thanks for the words of encouragement, I will stick with it and keep trying different masks until I find one that's good for me because I'm on my knees right now with it.
I think the auto pilot I've been working on for years has just…"
"Hi Chris pleased to see you hear I'm also new to this and in my case a mask change helped me no end couldn't get on with the ones hospital gave me and they did try bless them so I bought one of Hop2Sleep site I'm not suggesting you do…"
"Hi Chris I am also new to the joys of CPAP having been diagnosed late last year in Germany and have only been using the CPAP since December.
Is that the photo of your mask? If so I presume you had to have a full face mask? I can imagine that…"
I’m new to the site and to the CPAP machine, I have been suffering with Sleep Apnoea for years and been going to the doctors with constant tiredness. Unfortunately they only ever treated me for the symptoms and never the cause. A…"
The latest article added to the website is the warning of NOT applying products containing petroleum jelly inside the nostrils. Even Vicks states this. With persistent use this could lead to Lipoid Pneumonia, and whilst rare, it's not…
"The APAP is showing no leaks using the Simplus.
As the Simplus has a lower exhaust rate than a Resmed mask the leak rate information will not be accurate.
I will see which Resmed masks have a similar exhaust rate to the Simplus and set the…"
#FridayFun and this dog must really have thought it was his birthday whe he finally woke up :) However, we've had 3 labradors and I am 100% sure they would never have gone on sleeping with the scent of those treats laid nex to them. As for…
What a sad story of this 93 year old lady who ended up losing her life to (yet another) driving tragedy caused by someone with Sleep Apnoea. This is why the sleep clinics have to make the decision to instruct people to report their sleep apnoea…
Nice to meet you I'm in a similar situation to you today was my check up day after been sent home with my cpap just over 2 weeks ago I have changed my mask as I could not get on with the one given to me. For me this last week has seen…"
Hello Everyone!I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea in December 2016 the consultant advised I sleep on average 2 - 2 1/2 hours per night. I picked up my CPAP machine 10th February 2017. I have now used the CPAP for 5 continuous nights and feel…See More
In the past I have had no problem using a different make of mask to that of the APAP until my APAP was swapped.For years I have been using the F & P Simplus with my Resmed S9 APAP with no problems but since myS9 was swapped for a newer S9 I have…See More
"Thank you very much Justin and Jonathan, i really appreciate your advice. Now i just need to wait to get the CPAP machine and see how i get on with it. Reassuring to know thought that travel should be manageable and thank you for the links"
We've now had our Medical Alert Cards re-designed (and managed to keep the price the same). They're now suitable for patients of both Sleep Apnoea AND all other forms of Sleep Disordered Breathing, stating the need for CPAP or…
"hi Helen, and welcome. This does mean you have sleep apnea events in the night and they are greater than 5 an hour. If like me, you wont see a doctor to explain everything, but a sleep specialist nurse, and if like mine, was very good at her job.…"