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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

59 Feb 6
Reply by Sleep2snore

Alternatives to cpap

hello, I have just joined and this is my first post on this site i was diagnosed with sleep apnoea seven months ago and have worn a cpap ma…

Started by May

1 Jan 24
Reply by Sleep2snore

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 & Gla…

Started by Rod J Brunton

0 Dec 12, 2018

Do charities take new surplus CPAP masks?

when I request a replacement medium Phillips Respironics mask from my NHS provider I am given a pack that includes all size masks and new h…

Started by Linda

4 Dec 3, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?

Hi I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea Jan 2017 after hiring a device from Hope2sleep. Think I had this problem for around 10 years. I…

Started by Judy Y

4 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

[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

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Lee replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Well I turned EPR on and tried the mask again last night, but again I stopped breathing which woke me up gasping for air. It seems to happen just after or not long after I drop off, after the third time I changed mask back to original one and went…"
Monday
Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Sorry for the delay as I managed to get myself locked out of the forum lol.  Please don't be messing with the pressures and contact your hospital if your wife has noticed you looking gray.  Perhaps go back to a different mask until…"
Friday
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"There is no link between the 95% pressure and the AHI. A few nights back my 95% pressure was 19.46 with AHI 0 Last night my 95% pressure was 17 with AHI 0 When the AHI does increase its normally hypopnoea,s So why does the APAP want to increase the…"
Friday
Lee replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Hi thanks for the reply’s I will look at this as the wife said I was gray yesterday and after looking at the instructions again it says about the symptoms I had to not use and talk to my clinic so a bit worried. I used my other full face mask…"
Friday
Sleep2snore replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"I would say if you have the Ramp Start enabled to make it start at a higher pressure.  Check also if you are using a big enough cushion as this is a common mistake.  Same with Nasal Pillows, people tend too use a size to small. Check you…"
Thursday
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"That is not impossible, even dust and mites can cause problems, even the mites that are so tiny you can't see them and they live on your body.  However, only you yourself can work out if certain food make things worse.  It could be…"
Thursday
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I am now finding that the pressure the APAP runs at during the night is dependent  on what I have eaten that evening. I have found that if I have bolied rice rather than chips with the evening meal then my 95% pressure can reduce by as much as…"
Mar 14
Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Hi Lee.  Sorry to hear you're still having problems with masks.  It's not normal to feel there's not enough air with the DreamWear as that mask usually give people the opposite sensation of feeling more pressure than…"
Mar 13
Lee posted a discussion

DreamWear full face

Hi all I’m having trouble with my DreamWear full face mask,I’ve spent a long time getting the fit right but I have two problems 1. The bit between my nostrils somehow hurts it’s bearable but I would sooner not have the pain and 2. I have to breathe…See More
Mar 13
Sleep2snore replied to SleepyHead's discussion NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment
"How are you getting on, any progress?"
Mar 5
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I was not off for a few days. The results were the same as when I started! Which I have to say was bad!"
Mar 5
Felicity Goodliffe is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Mar 5
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"It is my understanding that when a new sleep test is required you need to be off CPAP for a few days to get a accurate test. Is this correct The London hospital does not seem to be aware of this"
Mar 4
John Brown is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Mar 2
SleepyHead replied to SleepyHead's discussion NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment
"Thank you - that is very helpful"
Feb 26
Sleep2snore replied to SleepyHead's discussion NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment
"Private and will not be cheap!  London Sleep Clinic (PRIVATE) London Bridge Hospital  know nothing about this one. Sleep & Snoring Institute  Know nothing about this one either, If you are near London try getting to one of the…"
Feb 25
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"Sleepyhead YouTube.  Sleepyhead on YouTube"
Feb 25
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"As you say that would be difficult.  I would keep it in APAP mode.  All you can do is to keep the high pressure open and start with the low at 10 and go up a step at a time and see where you do best, though if your needs change so much you…"
Feb 25
Lee replied to David thompson's discussion SELLING cpap airsense10 elite machine with travel bag and accessories in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Hi is this sold ?"
Feb 25

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