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"Hi. I was diagnosed about 3 years ago with severe sleep (45 AHI). I'm 63, fairly act…"

John Wilkinson replied Jan 22 to Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

708 Mar 23
Reply by Kath Hope

"Hi Frankie, I have been a hosehead now for about 14 months and I too had severe slee…"

John Wilkinson replied Feb 17, 2019 to Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

708 Mar 23
Reply by Kath Hope

"Hi Sharon, I have been using a Cpap machine for 7 months. I too struggled with a ful…"

John Wilkinson replied Jul 9, 2018 to Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

708 Mar 23
Reply by Kath Hope

"Thanks for your advice. I really appreciate your help. I wasn't aware that there dif…"

John Wilkinson replied May 17, 2018 to I've 'hit a wall' can any body help me?

4 May 17, 2018
Reply by John Wilkinson

"Thanks for that Kath. I am due to see the sleep clinic next week. Hopefully they wil…"

John Wilkinson replied May 17, 2018 to I've 'hit a wall' can any body help me?

4 May 17, 2018
Reply by John Wilkinson

"Thank you for your advice. I contacted my insurance company (LV), with trepidation, …"

John Wilkinson replied Jan 31, 2018 to DVLA and Medical Review Driving Licences

3 Jan 31, 2018
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John Wilkinson replied Jan 31, 2018 to DVLA and Medical Review Driving Licences

3 Jan 31, 2018
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"Hi, I have recently started treatment for severe OSA and use a CPAP machine. After 3…"

John Wilkinson replied Jan 25, 2018 to Sleep Apnea and DVLA

27 Jan 28, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

"Hi Sleep to snore, Thanks once again for your support. I have turned the adaptive s…"

John Wilkinson replied Jan 23, 2018 to Dreamstation humidifier heated hose and simplus 'mask type' settings

7 Feb 18, 2018
Reply by N

"Thank you for your answers. They are really helpful. The humidifier situation is re…"

John Wilkinson replied Jan 19, 2018 to Dreamstation humidifier heated hose and simplus 'mask type' settings

7 Feb 18, 2018
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Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Booksy This is a great 1st night's result regarding already feeling the benefits of CPAP.   It's absolutely normal to get a few teething problems at first but if you feel the air pressure is still too low contact your sleep…"
Mar 23
Sleep2snore replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
Mar 23
Sleep2snore replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Either they have not set your minimum pressure and the machine is slowly finding the level you require, or they have not set up a minimum pressure. I don't know how or if they set your machine up, but my mate got one and under Covid rules they…"
Mar 23
Booksy replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Everyone, I’m 50 and was diagnosed last month with moderate sleep apnea with a score of 28. Last night was my first night with my cpap machine and mask. I slept a whole 8 hours without waking! I also feel quite a bit brighter and less foggy…"
Mar 23
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Mar 21
Judith Wilson replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Glad to hear you are settling into APAP machine Damien...it did sound preferable to CPAP ones.The more I use my oximeter as I wake up during sleep I think I’m discovering my problem with low oxygen seems to be only in the morning as I snooze,…"
Mar 13
Damien replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Hi Judith, sorry to hear you are struggling. I’ve been using my apap since Tuesday and noticed some small improvements but i think i’ll need to up the pressure to get AHI lower as although its much lower than my test result i’m…"
Mar 13
Judith Wilson replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Thank you Kath, yes I suspected Lung/Sleep folks had been commandeered’ to covid, but this seems to include appointment staff too! Although I’d love a remedy ( no matter how partial) to my existing conditions I am a bit fearful of the…"
Mar 10
Kath Hope replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Hi Judith Sorry to hear there's such a long waiting list in your area.  It's been made worse because a lot of staff from the sleep clinics are respiratory specialists and these are the very professionals who were needed in ICU and on…"
Mar 10
Kath Hope replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Sorry I missed this question Damien but I've spoken to you since at the charity and know you should have the machine by now.  Hope things are going well."
Mar 10
Judith Wilson replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"I am rather like Damien. Got a referral to Lung/Sleep consultant but no appointments in nhs for at least 10 months. Ordered the charities two night monitoring kit to test for sleep apnoea, but will this count as diagnosis to get prescription if I…"
Mar 10
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Mar 10
Damien replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Hi Kathy, i bit the bullet the other day and just ordered the apap. What is the usual waiting time for order and delivery completion in mainland UK? thanks  damien "
Mar 4
Kath Hope replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Bless you and do understand, now you've got a diagnosis with 'hope' in sight for an end, or at least vast improvements, to your symptoms.  We got some more machines ordered today, although only one APAP without a humifidier...the…"
Mar 2
Damien replied to Damien's discussion Newly diagnosed via Phillips at home test and needing advice
"Hi Kath, I’m just holding off to see final sight of my insurance docs and to speak to them (on the very unlikely chance they can do anything) but it does look like it will be excluded so will likely buy the apap this week and then see ENT…"
Mar 2

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