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Double inhaling

I have had problems with my Resmed S9 APAP staying at 20 cm for 2-3 hours at a time which wrecks me the next day. This problem has been ong…

Started by Edam

57 Nov 25, 2018
Reply by Edam

[SALE] ResMed AirCurve 10 VAuto Automatic Bilevel CPAP Machine + Accessories

I have recently imported a slightly used ResMed AirCurve 10 VAuto with built-in humidifier, ClimateLineAir heated tube and AirFit P10 nasal…

Started by bonum noctem

0 Nov 18, 2018

Cold air

Hi I have sleep apnoea & Copd this is my first winter using cpap, found it very hard to sleep last night because of breathing in cold a…

Started by Ruth Furniss

2 Oct 30, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Recommendation please for Oximeter purchase.

Hello everyone! I would very much like to check my oxygen levels during the night.  Can anyone recommend an Oximeter to purchase please? My…

Started by Renee Rowlands

1 Oct 28, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Cure for wind

Hi, Using my airsense 10 has given amazing results with only one problem, flatulence, has anyone found any way this can be cured or reduced…

Started by Chris Vesey

7 Oct 9, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

So Clean sanitiser

What are oters experience with the So Clean sanitiser?  I've been using mine with my DreamWear mask for some time now with no apparent ill…

Started by Bob Blair

13 Sep 16, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

no EPR setting REsmed S8 spirit 2 autoset

I have been using above machine for years on autoset mode. as the pressures are getting quite high I decided to engage the EPR function. no…

Started by ged

6 Sep 8, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Pressure under eyes

I’ve had my CPAP mask over a year now and generally happy with it but the one issue I have is the pressure it puts under and around my eyes…

Started by Helen McIntyre

2 Sep 6, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Pressure under eyes

I’ve had my CPAP mask over a year now and generally happy with it but the one issue I have is the pressure it puts under and around my eyes…

Started by Helen McIntyre

1 Sep 6, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Caravan

HI I'm going to a static caravan for the weekend do I need any special equipment for my cpap machine or can I just plug into socket?  Happy…

Started by Ruth Furniss

2 Sep 5, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

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Dennis Pramas replied to Darryl Milligan's discussion Humidity and AHI
"Hi Darryl, I have a similar experience concerning increased humidity and AHI. For about one year I have been using the ResMed s9 Autoset with F20 mask, a pressure setting of 10 cm H2O without a humidifier and have been averaging AHI below 5. The…"
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Terry James posted a discussion

First week with CPAP and it's not going well

Hi all,First of all, I would like to say what a great forum! I feel I might just be using this more often.A little background if I may?I was diagnosed late last year with OSA, with an AHI of 29 - so on the edge of severe OSA. If I'm honest, I wasn't…See More
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Dec 29, 2018
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Dec 23, 2018
Mags updated their profile
Dec 21, 2018
Mags left a comment for Mags
"Hello Everyone   I'm so glad I've found this wonderful informative site.  Just been diagnosed recently with sleep apnea and finding it all very difficult.  Just cannot get used to wearing the mask and take it off most…"
Dec 18, 2018
Kath Hope replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion Blocked nose
"Definitely nothing inside the humidifier chamber except plain water.  Olbas Oil on a tissue or Vicks as Eric states, and there's a more detailed article on the website here https://www.hope2sleep.co.uk/blog/cpap-masks-with-a-cold.html"
Dec 18, 2018
Eric Swindon replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion Blocked nose
"I have never done that because the general consensus is that any addition to the humidifier chamber might corode the metal plate. However, I do get the odd cold and frequently suffer from blocked nose at least on one side and my answer which works…"
Dec 17, 2018
Ruth Furniss posted a discussion

Blocked nose

If you have a cold and blocked nose can you put a couple of drops of olbas oil in your humidifier water?See More
Dec 17, 2018
Mags is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Dec 17, 2018
Rod J Brunton posted a discussion

NEEDED: CPAP nasal pillow style mask & headgear - FX, DREAMWEAR or any similar style

Does anyone have a nasal pillow style mask & headgear they don't like or don't use? Mine vanished somewhere between Vancouver & Glasgow & I didn't notice till I got to Kirky.  I have a spare one at home, but that's not helping me while I…See More
Dec 12, 2018
Rod J Brunton is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Dec 12, 2018
Andy Falconer updated their profile
Dec 11, 2018
Andy Falconer replied to Andy Falconer's discussion First night with CPAP
"Hi Kath, I'm hoping the next few nights will see me get my AHI down further, but i'm also keen not to put too much pressure on the situation. I have to say i'm very impressed with the Hope2Sleep service so far, with regular updates…"
Dec 11, 2018
Kath Hope replied to Andy Falconer's discussion First night with CPAP
"Hi Andy. That's a good first night and sounding positive already. You may find your AHI comes down over the next few nights. Ideally we're looking for it to be up to 5 which is classed as 'normal.'  Your other goods will be…"
Dec 11, 2018

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