"Kath, it was a long time ago but I 'm sure the consultant said I was on the verge of being classed as severe. You are right, it was high blood pressure that was behind my being tested, as the cardiologist could find no other reason. i think he…"
"You don't provide a lot of information about your problem. Have you consulted your local doctor? In my case I was tired all the time and my wife complained of my loud snoring. My sister pointed out that as well as snoring very loudly I was…"
"Dave, or should I call you Scrumpyjack?
Sorry you haven't had the support you need from your health service, and sorry that you have those health problems. I was diagnosed nearly 20 years ago and have used CPAP ever since. Because I was not…"
"Hi Dave and welcome. Is your S9 machine an auto one or fixed pressures and does it show data so you can see how well you're doing on the machine? CPAP pressures can't be guessed, and I'm particularly concerned that you…"
Have you had a sleep study or been diagnosed with sleep apnoea? That's definitely the first step. Have you filled out the Epworth questionnaire? A high score on that is likely to set things in motion for therapy to relieve your…"
Hi,My name's Dave, sometimes known as scrumpyjack due to my love of apples...I've been a snorer for a long time and developed high BP and angina a few years back...that was followed by an angioplasty,then AF and an unsuccessful CV.I am currently…See More
"Hello Simon and welcome to the site. You will also find lots of help and information if you join Kath's Facebook group.
In answer to your question, I've tried a CPAP pillow and found it made no difference, but we are all different so it…"