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EPR settings

Merry Christmas all, Ok my CPAP pressure is currently at 15. I've noticed along with the chipmunk cheeks, breathing out is slightly harder.…

Started by Sean Baker

1 Dec 28, 2017
Reply by Sleep2snore

CPAP air pressure.

Hi once again Guys, Being a newbie at CPAP I was wondering what is a normal air pressure!! The reason for me asking is that my machine was…

Started by Sean Baker

4 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Sleep2snore

Sore nose bridge.

Hi everyone, ive just joined the site, so this is my first post so it's possible this is an old topic!! I've been on Cpap therapy for 10 da…

Started by Sean Baker

3 Dec 22, 2017
Reply by Kath Hope

DC power leads

Hi, wonder if anyone can help me, I am looking for a DC power lead without the car lighter attachment for my Philips REMstar Auto A-Flex. I…

Started by Adam Humphreys

12 Dec 11, 2017
Reply by Sleep2snore

Best CPAP MACHINE FOR CAMPING?

Hi I'm new to the forum.  I would like a compact machine for use in a camper van.  Does anyone have experience of this using electric hook…

Started by Sue Butcher

5 Dec 10, 2017
Reply by Sue Butcher

Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

Welcome to the Hope2SleepGuide Forum, which is a service run by the Hope2Sleep Charity founded by Kath Hope with a marvellous team of trust…

Started by The SleepGuide Crew

611 Dec 6, 2017
Reply by Iain Noble

My Philips respironics is mibehaving and I am on holiday. Hoping someone can help.

My APAP machine has been my best friend until two nights ago. It suddenly started to blast me with constant pressure and kept me an hubby a…

Started by Judith-Ann Wardlaw

1 Nov 30, 2017
Reply by Kath Hope

Obtaining reasonably priced pre-loved equipment without hassle

I know how difficult it is for anyone in the U.K. to obtain pre-used cpap equipment and accessories and new items are out of reach for many…

Started by Eric Swindon

0 Nov 26, 2017

Obtaining reasonably priced pre-loved equipment without hassle

I know how difficult it is for anyone in the U.K. to obtain pre-used cpap equipment and accessories and new items are out of reach for many…

Started by Eric Swindon

0 Nov 26, 2017

Portable Machines

Does anyone have experience of using a portable machine? I have been invited to join a walking holiday in the far east and at some overnigh…

Started by Kevin Pigott

3 Nov 6, 2017
Reply by Kevin Pigott

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Latest Activity

ROBERT O'BRIEN is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
yesterday
John Wilkinson posted a discussion

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 'bubble and gurgle' with condensation and also wet my face, even on a 2 or 3 setting and even when I used a hose…See More
yesterday
ianmcnamara replied to David Vinnicombe's discussion Mask Leaks
"Hi David, i'm also on the Airsense' 10Elite bout 3 week's and i do feel better being on it, I'm on the Full face Mask Airfit F20,  My data for mask off is nil but i must say it is a comfortable for what iv'e been…"
Monday
ianmcnamara replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"Hi thank's for reply sorry i'm late, Yeah i feel a lot better thank's by just changing from Nasal to Full face What a pleasure it is getting your head down once again Iv'e even Started to Dream Again Lol ,    …"
Monday
George replied to George's discussion Sleep Apnea and DVLA
"Hi all, I thought to update you on my progress. I have been using CPAP for a while and it is going well. I had my second visit to sleep clinic and they said I am doing really well and adjusted my pressure to bring down the AHI below 5. I sent my SL1…"
Monday
John Wilkinson replied to John Wilkinson's discussion My first review
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Monday
Timothy Watts is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Saturday
Sleep2snore replied to John Wilkinson's discussion My first review
"Hi John, Good to see you are getting to grips with your CPAP machine.  It take a while for your body to get back to a normal function after struggling against Sleep Apnoea.  You have still a bit to go to get down to where you should be,…"
Saturday
Sleep2snore replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"How is the new machine going, sounds as if you are a bit happier with it and the new mask?"
Saturday
Sleep2snore replied to David Vinnicombe's discussion Mask Leaks
"Mask leaks are a problem for most of us. The amount MyAir says leaks depends on the type of mask you have, there is an expected leak rate due to the vents on the mask itself.  This has to be expected as the machine can't tell which mask…"
Saturday
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Jan 11
David Vinnicombe posted a discussion

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 sending. When I wake in the night I often notice that my mask is leaking so I have to re-adjust. On checking the…See More
Jan 6
Sleep2snore replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"If you are now on an Airsense10 Autoset you are onto a good machine, if it is the CPAP it is quite basic but from there up they are very good.  Very quiet machines in any case."
Jan 1
Sleep2snore replied to Hazel Hall's discussion Heartburn
"Some people get this and also air getting into the stomach. It may be air is getting into your stomach and you are burping it up along with some acid re-flux."
Jan 1
John Wilkinson replied to John Wilkinson's discussion My first review
"Hi Kath, Thanks for your reply. I am not sure if the clinic have adjusted the pressures on my cpap machine. I will ask when I go for my next review at the end of January. Also I have bought an insulated sleeve for my breathing tube. Hopefully…"
Jan 1
Hazel Hall posted a discussion

Heartburn

Since using my CPAP I have been getting constant heartburn during the day. I thoughf heartburn was a sypmtom of sleep apnoea, but is it also a side effect of using a CPAP machine?See More
Jan 1
ianmcnamara posted a discussion

ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask

Hi iv'e had a ResMed S8 for year's Wednesday night it burst into flames next day i'm on the phone the Lady said can i be there for 11am i was there anyway i came home with Above Machine, For Year's iv'e put up with Nasal Cones up my Nose Tape my…See More
Jan 1
Kath Hope replied to Linda's discussion Cleaning tubing
"It sounds like your house is on the cooler side Linda.  If it's just a few droplets you can put the hose onto your machine and blow the air which will probably dry it off, but a spare hose is a good idea anyway so you don't have to…"
Dec 29, 2017
Katie Ward replied to Katie Ward's discussion Excess water in mask - no humidifier
"Hi, Thanks for your replies. I have a resmed s9 escape machine, which is the one the clinic provides as standard.  I often find myself waking up with nasal drip and only really suffer dryness if I've been ill. In terms of cold room, I…"
Dec 29, 2017
Kath Hope replied to John Wilkinson's discussion My first review
"Hi John Good to hear you're feeling some benefits after just 15 days, but with you saying you've come down to an AHI of 20, as you say, that's still moderate sleep apnoea, so hopefully the clinic have adjusted the pressures and when…"
Dec 29, 2017

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