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Twisted strap ouchhh!!

My Simplus FFM is nearly the best mask I have used over several years but I have a bad habit of putting my mask on with the forehead strap…

Started by Edam

1 Mar 3
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

2 Mar 3
Reply by Sleep2snore

Dreamstation humidifier heated hose and simplus 'mask type' settings

Hi Everyone, I have recently purchased and started to use a heated hose with my dream station humidifier as my unheated hose used to 'bubbl…

Started by John Wilkinson

7 Feb 18
Reply by N

Amara view mask

I am thinking about buying a Amara View mask as the Simplus I use is giving me problems with the forehead support. Using the fitting gauge…

Started by Edam

5 Feb 18
Reply by N

Portable power

Hi, Does anyone have any experience of resmeds expensive power pack (£440!!) or any alternative versions like medicom 24 pilot at £285, obv…

Started by Chris Vesey

26 Feb 12
Reply by Sleep2snore

new resmed s9 machine

hi everyone I have been using my new machine for nearly a week now, but I have noticed that if I have to put the machine into standby whils…


9 Feb 9
Reply by Sleep2snore

Airsense 10 pressures

Hi, I have noticed a couple of times lately that the output from my machine increases to the point where it is impossible to maintain a goo…

Started by Chris Vesey

4 Feb 9
Reply by Sleep2snore

DVLA and Medical Review Driving Licences

Hi, I have recently started treatment for severe OSA and use a CPAP machine. After 3 weeks treatment my AHI went down from 42(severe) to 20…

Started by John Wilkinson

3 Jan 31
Reply by John Wilkinson

Sleep Apnea and DVLA

Dear all, Sorry if I am posting this in wrong place.. I am a new member to this forum. I am 35 years old and I have been recently diagnosed…

Started by George

27 Jan 28
Reply by Kath Hope

Mask Leaks

Hi, My CPAP machine is the Resmed Autosense 10. I recently started to visit the Resmed MyAir site to check the data that my machine was sen…

Started by David Vinnicombe

6 Jan 26
Reply by Sleep2snore


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Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Changing hospital
"Ok, that makes a difference, you might find one hospital uses ResMed and the other Philips. Some do keep a better stock of masks than others though."
Sleep2snore replied to Simon Carr's discussion International Travel with CPAP
"Most security know what a CPAP machine is these days, however, these are points to watch for: Let the airline know you have a CPAP machine and inform them it will have to come in the cabin as hand luggage. Do NOT put it in the hold, it might end up…"
Simon Carr posted a discussion

International Travel with CPAP

Question regarding travelling internationally with my CPAP machine.Later this year my partner and myself are travelling to America to do Route 66. Now this will be the first time I have taken my CPAP with me. I know that majority of Airports know…See More
Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Dvla / hospital
"Latest from dvla is that if your doctor says you are ok to drive then you can. They are still playing pass the parcel with my case, its a month since they had the doctors reply, I could have sorned the car and saved 3 months tax! Chris"
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Changing hospital
"I want to change because the other hospital, which is in a different trust, supplies a different make of mask. My present hospital only supplies one make of mask which is unsuitable for my nasal problems. Over the years I have spent hundreds of…"
Mar 16
Adam Cartwright replied to David thompson's discussion SELLING cpap airsense10 elite machine with travel bag and accessories in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Hi David I thought I'd check but I assume you have sold your Airsense 10 Elite?"
Mar 16
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Mar 16
Sleep2snore replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"That is a difficult one, but if you have a Polysomnography done a good Sleep Doctor should spot the signs, however, it is often missed unless the patient mentions it or ENT (if you attended there first before referral) suspects you might have…"
Mar 16
Sleep2snore replied to ROBERT O'BRIEN's discussion c pap mask
"Yes, masks for one person do not mean they are for everyone, getting a supplier to give ou a refund if it is not suitable is good, but trying it on and lying down with your machine on for an hour or so is the only real way of trying a mask. …"
Mar 16
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Changing hospital
"It will depend on the Sleep Clinic or hospital, however, if you AHI is 1 why do you want to change? You might be allowed just to keep what you have already and the equipment transferred to the new Sleep Clinic. As your AHI is so low I very much…"
Mar 16
Edam posted a discussion

Changing hospital

I am considering asking my GP to refer me to another hospital for the supply and monitoring of CPAP .Would I just be supplied another CPAP and mask by the new hospital or would a new sleep test have to be done. As my original diagnosis was made…See More
Mar 15
Kath Hope replied to ROBERT O'BRIEN's discussion c pap mask
"I agree with giving it your best shot at getting the 'right' mask for you Bob, but even with all the best reviews in the world it's not possible to guarantee if it will be the 'right' mask for you.  It's why when…"
Mar 13
ROBERT O'BRIEN posted a discussion

c pap mask

hi everyone I am considering buying a more comfortable nasal mask, I am looking at the JOYCE SILK GEL NASAL MASK.  I have looked for reviews but cannot find any , has anyone on this forum used this mask and is it worth a hundred pounds.my current…See More
Mar 13
Kath Hope replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Unfortunately, there aren't as many as we'd like there to be.  The only way of truly diagnosing UARS is via Esophageal Manometry (Pes) which is rarer still here in the UK.  Take a look at our charity's webpage on this…"
Mar 12
Savannah A. posted a discussion

Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS

Hi there,I have a connective tissue disorder that is associated with UARS (Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome).I was wondering whether there was a sleep centre in the UK that measures UARS in patients.I would be very grateful to hear from others.Many…See More
Mar 12
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Mar 12
Boyertown replied to Julie Straiton's discussion Severe hair loss with mask straps ?
"Has there been any more news on this subject?  I am experiencing hair loss too. Thank you."
Mar 12
Boyertown updated their profile
Mar 12

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