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"Thank's Kath it's a bit late but all the Best for 2018 "

ianmcnamara replied Jan 23 to ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask

6 Jan 24
Reply by Kath Hope

"Hi David, i'm also on the Airsense' 10Elite bout 3 week's and i do feel better being…"

ianmcnamara replied Jan 15 to Mask Leaks

6 Jan 26
Reply by Sleep2snore

"Hi thank's for reply sorry i'm late, Yeah i feel a lot better thank's by just changi…"

ianmcnamara replied Jan 15 to ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask

6 Jan 24
Reply by Kath Hope

"Thank you Kath as you know i always tape my mouth but i'm careful i leave a tab to t…"

ianmcnamara replied Jun 28, 2016 to Nose Cones

3 Jun 28, 2016
Reply by Kath Hope

"Thank you 99 for your advice , i'll stay in touch "

ianmcnamara replied May 18, 2014 to Melatonin

15 May 18, 2014
Reply by 99

"Thank you both , iv'e never used St John's Wort , Ever ?????????? Melatonin isn't St…"

ianmcnamara replied May 16, 2014 to Melatonin

15 May 18, 2014
Reply by 99

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ianmcnamara replied May 15, 2014 to Melatonin

15 May 18, 2014
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ianmcnamara replied May 15, 2014 to Melatonin

15 May 18, 2014
Reply by 99

"Hi 99 , My GP has put me back on Melatonin after my Other Dr wrote to him telling hi…"

ianmcnamara replied May 15, 2014 to Melatonin

15 May 18, 2014
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ianmcnamara replied May 15, 2014 to Melatonin

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Alison replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Hi Bethany, Just a suggestion but has anyone mentioned narcolepsy?"
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Sleep2snore replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"The two things that come to mind is diabetes and low blood pressure.  Though I think they would have checked for diabetes, a sudden drop in blood pressure is more difficult to catch.  Has he had his heart checked?  Also there is a…"
Jun 12
Bethany replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Thank you for the welcome.  It can get very frustrating, especially when we hear stories like yours with a very long fight before getting any actual diagnosis. We have feeling that we are also going to be on a very long road before we find…"
Jun 8
Bethany replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"His CPAP machine is currently set at 7.5cmph, it was originally a little lower but after his check up they advised to increase it. He has follow ups with a sleep doctor every 3 months for the first year (unless we are having problems then we can go…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"You should have got the manual with the Airsense 10 Autoset? If you didn't get it AIRSENSE RANGE MANUAL . pdf"
Jun 6
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion What pressures?
"I hope they set the low pressure up and that it is not left 4 to 20. I find a lot of people is given machines set up like this and that is not really good. It is not recommended that you shift the pressures on an NHS machine, the clinic will not be…"
Jun 6
Sleep2snore replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Is it a CPAP machine with a fixed pressure he has? It might be that a fixed pressure machine is not the right one for him or he may have a complicated Sleep Apnoea, in other words there are other things going on other than just his throat…"
Jun 6
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion What pressures?
"Hi Chris I think you mean 'APAP' rather than 'acap' and if so, it will have automatic pressures.  It's not really recommended to alter your own pressures, and people only usually do that in desperation if they…"
Jun 6
Kath Hope replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Welcome to our forum Bethany, but so sorry to read of what you're both going through.  Glad your husband's severe sleep apnoea got picked up finally and at least you know he's on good treatment for that.  However, it's…"
Jun 6
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Bethany posted a discussion

Help for the hubby

Hello everyone, I am hoping that maybe someone out there has been through what my husband is currently having to deal with. Three years ago my husband randomly collapsed at his place of work (hes an engineer and works with machinery so naturally him…See More
Jun 5
Chris Vesey posted a discussion

What pressures?

Hi,I was given my resmed airsense 10 by the hospital and instructed in its use. At no time were pressures mentioned and i have read of people altering the pressures. As mine is an acap does this mean that the pressure is set automatically by the…See More
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Mags replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"Thanks Kath Will have a look in the morning and let you know"
Jun 4
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"The Airsense Autoset does show the data in you look in the 'Sleep Report' section on your screen you can then scroll down to AHI and should also be able to see leakage.  If you can't see the AHI then it means the hospital have…"
Jun 4
Mags replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"The Machine is Res Med AirSense 10 AutoSet"
Jun 3

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