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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 peo…

Started by Chris Vesey in Sleep Apnoea

2 Jun 6
Reply by Sleep2snore

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…

Started by Ruth Furniss in Sleep Apnoea

4 May 29
Reply by Sleep2snore

Medistron batteries

Hi, I bought a pilot and co pilot set up a few months ago and have recently been trying them out. I have found by trial and error the follo…

Started by Chris Vesey in Sleep Apnoea

12 May 29
Reply by Sleep2snore

Twisted strap ouchhh!!

My Simplus FFM is nearly the best mask I have used over several years but I have a bad habit of putting my mask on with the forehead strap…

Started by Edam in Sleep Apnoea

3 May 22
Reply by Sleep2snore

I've 'hit a wall' can any body help me?

I was diagnosed with severe OSA in November and I have been using a Philips Respironics CPAP machine and full face mask from early December…

Started by John Wilkinson in Sleep Apnoea

4 May 17
Reply by John Wilkinson

Another newbie with a gazillion questions

Hi, I live near Leeds and saw the consultant in sleep clinic today at st James who has diagnosed osa. He wants me to try Cpap because I hav…

Started by Helen Page in Sleep Apnoea

3 May 12
Reply by Chris Vesey

Changing hospital

I am considering asking my GP to refer me to another hospital for the supply and monitoring of CPAP . Would I just be supplied another CPAP…

Started by Edam in Sleep Apnoea

4 Apr 29
Reply by Edam

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 BR…

Started by Mathura Dutt Kalauny in Sleep Apnoea

5 Apr 18
Reply by Mathura Dutt Kalauny

New diagnosis!

Hi Everyone, I need a bit of advice from some more experienced people. I had a sleep study through the NHS last week & have been diagno…

Started by Dave Cheeseman in Sleep Apnoea

2 Apr 17
Reply by Sleep2snore

Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS

Hi there, I have a connective tissue disorder that is associated with UARS (Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome). I was wondering whether ther…

Started by Savannah A. in Sleep Apnoea

5 Apr 13
Reply by Kath Hope

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Latest Activity

Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"PS  Sterimar is a popular spray people try first as it contains only natural ingredients."
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Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"Welcome to the forum David It's very common for nasal dryness and good you didn't suffer from it previously.  The humidifier should sort this for you, but in the meantime you can try a Saline spray as it's better to use those…"
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Alan Burt posted a discussion

Painful, dry nose

Greetings everyone. I'm new to the forum and came across it whilst doing an internet search on CPAP.It looks like a very supportive and resourceful place to be. I use a Resmed S9 (upgraded from an S8 two weeks ago) with a nasal mask. My pressure has…See More
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Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"You're welcome."
Aug 8
Ann Murch replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"That was great.  I am confident I can now sort out the problem and start getting a good nights sleep.  Thank you"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Here is a YouTube Clinical video for the Devilbiss SLEEPCUBE clinical settings. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64 It might be easier to watch, shows how to set up pressures etc. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Make sure you have SmartFlex turned on, this will drop the pressure when you breath out. You didn't say what model you have, but as pressure was rising it must at least be Automatic. If you look in the manual it will tell you how to get into…"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Cathy's discussion New full face mask
"If it works for you use it. They are a bit quieter I am told so on its own will help, but comfort is the name of the game and if it fits the bill........ Glad you found a mask that works for you."
Aug 8
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Ann Murch posted a discussion

New by wondering what to do next

Hi,my name is Ann and I stumbled across this site when looking to see where I could sell my CPAP machine but after reading some discussions, I now think that I may be better keeping it. I bought the  Sleep Cube as it was fully automatic and as I…See More
Jul 16
Ann Murch is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Jul 14
Cathy posted a discussion

New full face mask

Hi, I’ve been using the ResMed mirage Quattro since I was as diagnosed5 years ago. I’ve always hated it and found it so uncomfortable. Last week I bought myself a ResMed  airfit F20 with quiet air and it’s the best thing ever. Nothing covering my…See More
Jul 11
Kyla Davies joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
Jul 11
John Wilkinson replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Sharon, I have been using a Cpap machine for 7 months. I too struggled with a full face mask (Simplus as issued by sleep clinic) but I changed from a large to medium size mask and it is a lot more comfortable and, because it fits better, I…"
Jul 9
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Using the Quatro Air is certainly working. My 95% pressures are still below 15 and also Im getting a much better sleep. I think the reason its working is that the inlet is lower on the Quatro Air and is also directed downwards. This direction of…"
Jul 9
Eric Swindon added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Unused Masks for sale

 I am offering these never used masks (all in original packaging with User Manuals) for half the current retail price (check them at www.eu-pap.co.uk) , that is £50 or £60 including shipping within the U.K. …See More
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Trina replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for accepting me! I am new to the sleep apnea world, but suspect I have had it for many, many years. It was just diagnosed as many of things. "
Jul 7

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