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A to Zzz of SLEEP DEFINITIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS



APNOEA:  Without Breath (also spelt Apnea in some countries).  Therefore, Sleep Apnoea means pauses in breathing whilst…

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Posted by The SleepGuide Crew on April 7, 2011 at 14:46

Sleep Apnoea Myths Exposed !!!

SLEEP APNOEA MYTHS EXPOSED!!



I WAS TOLD I WON’T BE ABLE TO DRIVE IF I HAVE SLEEP APNOEA

Not True!  Once your treatment is proving to be successful your sleep clinician…

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Posted by The SleepGuide Crew on March 7, 2011 at 18:10 — 9 Comments

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Jude Olds replied to mat joseph's discussion how long should i wait for my cpap machine
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Jude Olds replied to mat joseph's discussion how long should i wait for my cpap machine
"Good god that's awful! I literally walked out of the hospital with mine right after diagnosis. It's shocking that there is still a postcode lottery in the NHS. I really hope you get your machine much quicker and wish you the best with it."
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Dreamwear mask

HiLongtime readers of this forum may remember I've lamented the discontinuation of the Respironics Comfort Curve mask.  It was like no other, with a nasal pillow without prongs that sat under the nose.  The hose was like a stethoscope.  When I found…See More
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Jonathan replied to Flatliner's discussion Noise from CPAP Machine
"Sorry to reply so late to this, I've only just seen it.  Both my partner and I use CPAP machines.  As we travel around between in-laws etc, we have old masks at hand to save carrying them with us.  I recently had a completely…"
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ResMed Swift LT Nasal Pillow mask system; factory sealed (item number 60560) and 9 factory sealed replacement medium pillows (item number 60572) May split. £195.00 tbutcher978@hotmail.co.uk…See More
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Kath Hope replied to Bev Wess's discussion Nasal pillows
"Hi Bev.  Your problem could simply be that the nasal pillows you're using are not the correct size and if you're on auto pressures, when the machine raises pressure to treat your apnoeas they dislodge.  It could also be due to…"
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Nasal pillows

Hi, this is my first post. I am new to a cpap machine. I got my machine about 5 weeks ago. I start each night well, my nasal pillows, seem to fit well and i go off to sleep quickly. However, after about an hour and a half, I wake up as the pilows no…See More
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Kath Hope replied to mat joseph's discussion how long should i wait for my cpap machine
"Ah, I think Wales does have a longer waiting list, according to a lot of our Facebook Group members. Worth ringing them to say you're willing to go on a short notice cancellation list though. It really does seem to be a long time to wait. …"
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mat joseph replied to mat joseph's discussion how long should i wait for my cpap machine
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Kath Hope replied to mat joseph's discussion how long should i wait for my cpap machine
"8 months is a long time to wait Mat, especially now you've been told it's severe. Which clinic are you with? It does vary throughout the UK though and some are much quicker than others."
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how long should i wait for my cpap machine

ive been diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea about 6 weeks ago and told it could be up to 8 months till i get the cpap machine, is this the normal waiting time?See More
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"I purchased a humidifier which I use empty, (no water) as it reduces the  noise "
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David R1 replied to sandra kenny's discussion Hi - Another Noisy Machine!
"But reading the other link relates to my air leak issues.  yes it is as if at full throttle.  I'll get hold of Papworth as that has to be an issue.  i was told mine is brand new not reconditioned. "
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