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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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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…"

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3 Sep 17, 2011
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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
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"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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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…"
Jun 8
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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
Jun 4
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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
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"It does sound to me like the hospital perhaps don't realise what is out there to help us all  Margaret, because some of our hospitals even supply liners, and many that don't refer people to our charity for them.  I use them…"
Jun 3

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