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"Just commenting to 'bump' up this post so people don't forget to watch it tonight at…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied Nov 28, 2012 to BBC1 Sleep Program on Wed & Thurs 28 and 29 November

9 Nov 30, 2012
Reply by Kath Hope

"Have only had chance to skim-read this post Judith as it's a mega busy week and I ha…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied Oct 3, 2012 to I have had a heavy cold which has left me with a chesty cough, is it best to use cpap with the humidifier or without?

21 Oct 5, 2012
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"That's made my day Amanda - I found you by accident in a google search, so signed up…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied Apr 12, 2012 to Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.

640 Mar 4
Reply by Kath Hope

"Have been eagerly awaiting your news Carolyn, and so very pleased you came out happy…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied Sep 16, 2011 to sleep nurse news

3 Sep 17, 2011
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"Consider it done Symmit ;)  You can add your 'Like' now!! Kath "

The SleepGuide Crew replied Jul 30, 2011 to DEAR CONGRESS,

5 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

"Just had a look Rachel, and WOW, not seen those 'cool' ones for the kids.  I love th…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied May 28, 2011 to this new Fit Life face mask

14 May 29, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

"Have been asked to post this brilliant response from a welcome new member, Graeme Si…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied Apr 19, 2011 to Positive Effects Since Treatment for Sleep Apnoea (CPAP or other)

29 May 12, 2017
Reply by Adam Humphreys

"Rosemary Kemp's asked us to copy most of a post she'd put on another discussion on h…"

The SleepGuide Crew replied Apr 7, 2011 to Positive Effects Since Treatment for Sleep Apnoea (CPAP or other)

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Paul Hepworth is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
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Kevin Pigott added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Selling ResMed Power Station II

I am selling a virtually new ResMed Power Station II.It is a battery pack which I purchased directly from ResMed to use on a trek in Nepal when mains electricity was unavailable.  It was used for only six nights and is virtually new.The battery pack…See More
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Apr 18
Mathura Dutt Kalauny replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"Yes, it is. It is also less cumbersome due to its small size. Thanks."
Apr 18
Sleep2snore replied to Dave Cheeseman's discussion New diagnosis!
"If you do buy one make sure you get a good one and ask if they will look after it if you do buy one. Some clinics will supply filters and check it every year after the warranty is out.  They might even repair and give you a loan machine. …"
Apr 17
Sleep2snore replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion New to cpap
"It is quite normal, some feel it interrupts sleep due to using the machine and mask, turning over can disturb you with the mask moving and leaks.  Give it a month or two and you should start to feel a lot better.  If not contact your Sleep…"
Apr 17
Sleep2snore replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"It may be just responding a bit quicker or just suits you better. It amazes me that anything so small can produce enough pressure to work in the first place. I wouldn't worry about unless you start to feel it is not keeping you feeling…"
Apr 17
Kath Hope replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"You're welcome Mathura"
Apr 16
Mathura Dutt Kalauny replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"Hi Kath Thank you very much for your response.  No I am not travelling. There is a significant difference in pressure in the two machines. That was the cause of my worry. Thank you again for allaying it. Regards"
Apr 16
Kath Hope replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"Hi Mathura and welcome to our forum.  With good results like that it shouldn't cause a concern, as it could just be that the Z1 algorithm suits you better.  Just like with masks suiting people better, so can machines, but mostly…"
Apr 15
Mathura Dutt Kalauny posted a discussion

Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1

I have been using RESMED in auto mode. The pressure used to settle around 11cmWG with AHI between 2 and 4. I have recently switched over BREAS Z1 in auto mode. The pressure has now changed to around 5.5 cmWG with AHI remaining below 5. What would be…See More
Apr 15
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Kath Hope replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Great to hear you're having an in-patient sleep study Savannah.  You may not need to investigate UARS either, because if a simple study (probably pulse oximetry) has picked up an issue that warrants an in-patient study, then it's…"
Apr 13
Kath Hope posted a discussion

Philips Respironics New Sleep Apnoea Diagnostic Service

If you snore and are tired, you could be suffering from sleep apnoea (see signs + symptoms on our website)…See More
Apr 8
Kath Hope replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion New to cpap
"Sometimes the tiredness can feel worse Ruth if you're having some interrupted sleep when new to CPAP.  I definitely felt like that.  Although I'd been diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea I slept through it all, whereas when I was…"
Apr 8
Ruth Furniss posted a discussion

New to cpap

Hi I'm new to cpap nearly 2 weeks into therapy and feel really tired has anybody felt like this? Or is it normal to feel like this when new to cpap? See More
Apr 8
Ruth Furniss is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Apr 7
Savannah A. replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Dear Sleep2snore, thanks for your reply and apologies for my late response. In the case that UARS is detected, may I enquire what you mean regarding a more complex machine? Are you referring to BiPAP machines? Many thanks!"
Apr 4
Savannah A. replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Dear Kath, many thanks for your reply and the link to the page; apologise my late response. I have recently had a simple sleep study done at home, and am awaiting a more comprehensive inpatient sleep study. I will ask whether Esophageal…"
Apr 4

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