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Question for Rock :)

Hi   I have a question for you not sure if you can answer :   Post sigh Apnea:  What is your definition of it and is it totally normal   Th…

Started by carol murphy

6 May 9, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Throwing up or Acid Reflux with sleep apnea

So, I'm wondering if anyone suffered from acid reflux or threw up alot before being put on CPAP? My Andrew who is on CPAP threw up almost n…

Started by katie

2 May 9, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Supersize / Superskinny

Did anyone see this last night? Large american gent used CPAP - large UK gent said how horrible it was.Presenter mentioned sleep apnoea a c…

Started by symmit

3 May 5, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

Intro

I never introduced myself!  I am Rachel and I am mum to 5 amazing children, they were all born far too soon, although the more mature baby…

Started by Rachel Dickinson

2 May 5, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Supersize / Superskinny

Did anyone see this last night? Large american gent used CPAP - large UK gent said how horrible it was.Presenter mentioned sleep apnoea a c…

Started by symmit

0 May 4, 2011

All is quiet in sleep.

You guys act like someone got married or something!   So.................. Why was the wedding on a Friday? Is this part of a tradition?  …

Started by RockRpsgt

7 Apr 30, 2011
Reply by RockRpsgt

Anyone know the answer to these questions ....google has mixed answers ?

  Hi All   Does anyone know the cut off in the UK for time spent below 89% Sat for a toddler before treatment is issued and is oxygen thera…

Started by carol murphy

16 Apr 29, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

Apnoea Monitors.......

Hi   yet another question...... having a debate with my health visitor   My 2 sons 3yr old and 16mth both use a Graesby MR10 monitor at nig…

Started by carol murphy

3 Apr 28, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

What masks have you / do you use?

yippee the font size works ... lol... sorry to get excited but being partially sighted it is a huge help. Well, back to thread ... This wee…

Started by Jackie

17 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by Tigers Fan

Appeal for Adults with Down's Syndrome for Sleep Research

 Sleep research could give Down's adults better health (Taken from the Edinburgh Evening News) Published Date: 15 April 2011…

Started by Kath Hope

1 Apr 19, 2011
Reply by RockRpsgt

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Frances Coiwn updated their profile
Wednesday
Frances Coiwn replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for the warm welcome. Started CPAP therapy early December having been diagnosed with severe Sleep Apnea. Over the past 10 weeks or so I have slowly adapted to using CPAP, really struggleing at times with mask fit, the having the flu which…"
Tuesday
Frances Coiwn is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Tuesday
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I checked with my hospital but they dont supply Bipap,s to outpatients so looks like Im stuck with the S9"
Feb 9
SleepyHead posted a discussion

NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment

Hi,  With the help of a hope2sleep screening test indicating I may have moderate sleep apnea, I am hopefully going to get my GP to finally agree to refer me to a sleep specialist (I have been trying for 6 months).  I have some concerns over how long…See More
Feb 9
SleepyHead replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"I've learnt a lot in a short space of time through Hope2Sleep. Look forward to joining discussions on the forum."
Feb 9
SleepyHead updated their profile
Feb 8
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Item now sold"
Feb 7
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"I look forward to your text with payment account details. Either is Ok. I will reply with my address. Regards, Glen"
Feb 7
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Glen - apologies for not replying sooner, but my phone died. I now have a temporary fix (the replacement should arrive today anyway) so I will text you. I have also sent a message via the forum, but they are limited to 200 characters."
Feb 7
SleepyHead is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Feb 7
Sleep2snore replied to May's discussion Alternatives to cpap
"You can buy smaller machines for travel, but they are not so adaptable. There are also MAD devices to hold your jaw forward (these tend to only work with MILD cases) and there are also tongue holding devices that hold the tongue forward, these have…"
Feb 6
Sleep2snore and Edam are now friends
Feb 6
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"An APAP with EPR is almost Bipap. The Sleep Centre would know from their readings if you would be better with another type of machine, if you had a home study you need to take it up with your GP and raise it with your Sleep Centre."
Feb 6
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"EPR just reduces the pressure when you breathe out, this makes it easier to breathe out when on higher pressure. Current thought is that the higher setting the EPR is the higher pressure is required, however I have not found this, but it does affect…"
Feb 6
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Thanks for the fast reply. On the basis that its all 100% Ok and no physical damage then I would like to proceed with the postage option at £30, please*. How would you like to proceed, presumably off the forum given we'll get…"
Feb 6
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Glen, yes I still have the converter. i am in Storrington, which is roughly between Worthing and Horsham. bill"
Feb 5
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Hi Bill, is the Resmed S9 DC converter still available? I'm not sure how public this reply message is - however I'll "risk" using my phone number 07487706664. I'm nr Woking, Surrey. Where are you in West…"
Feb 5
Glen Vaal joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
Feb 5
Glen Vaal is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Feb 5

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