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"I purchased a humidifier which I use empty, (no water) as it reduces the  noise "

99 replied Jun 30, 2016 to Noise from CPAP Machine

3 Jul 11, 2016
Reply by Jonathan

"A Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN) connects independent nodes (e.g. sensors and act…"

99 replied Jun 1, 2016 to WBAN

1 Jun 1, 2016
Reply by 99

"It is a closed market for making  max money Sometimes people die and a machine becom…"

99 replied Mar 3, 2016 to Advice on ordering a CPAP machine from overseas

14 Mar 10, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

"Suggestions Maybe piggybacking onto another event like diabetes or similar may assist"

99 replied Oct 1, 2015 to setting up a support group

6 Oct 5, 2015
Reply by Kath Hope

"It is recommended that you sleep on your right hand side eg your heart upper most "

99 replied Sep 30, 2015 to My experience with and solution for Sleep Apnoea

3 Sep 30, 2015
Reply by Michael Eacott

"First you need to read Cpap manual for power supply to calculate how much power to d…"

99 replied Jun 11, 2015 to Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

653 Dec 9, 2018
Reply by Jonathan

"Try change often monthly if possible At least annually minimum"

99 replied Jun 9, 2015 to life span of a Pillow mask?

5 Jun 9, 2015
Reply by 99

"Kath is absolutely correct it is about the money, but your health is more important…"

99 replied Mar 17, 2015 to life span of a Pillow mask?

5 Jun 9, 2015
Reply by 99

"It is good to renew your mask at least once a twelve month every year even if it is…"

99 replied Mar 16, 2015 to life span of a Pillow mask?

5 Jun 9, 2015
Reply by 99

"Hopefully it will be permanent and not just for one day "

99 replied Jan 31, 2015 to Study Trials for New Non-Invasive Electrical Stimulation Therapy

46 Jan 10, 2017
Reply by Bill Thomson

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Sue Butcher replied to Sue Butcher's discussion RESMED S9 ESCAPE CPAP AND HUMIDIFIER in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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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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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 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
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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

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