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First night with CPAP

So last night was my first with my new CPAP machine (a Philips DreamStation with an Amara style mask), and got on surprisingly well. It too…

Started by Andy Falconer in Sleep Apnoea

2 Dec 11, 2018
Reply by Andy Falconer

Do charities take new surplus CPAP masks?

when I request a replacement medium Phillips Respironics mask from my NHS provider I am given a pack that includes all size masks and new h…

Started by Linda in Sleep Apnoea

4 Dec 3, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?

Hi I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea Jan 2017 after hiring a device from Hope2sleep. Think I had this problem for around 10 years. I…

Started by Judy Y in Sleep Apnoea

4 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

[SALE] ResMed AirCurve 10 VAuto Automatic Bilevel CPAP Machine + Accessories

I have recently imported a slightly used ResMed AirCurve 10 VAuto with built-in humidifier, ClimateLineAir heated tube and AirFit P10 nasal…

Started by bonum noctem in Sleep Apnoea

0 Nov 18, 2018

Cold air

Hi I have sleep apnoea & Copd this is my first winter using cpap, found it very hard to sleep last night because of breathing in cold a…

Started by Ruth Furniss in Sleep Apnoea

2 Oct 30, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Recommendation please for Oximeter purchase.

Hello everyone! I would very much like to check my oxygen levels during the night.  Can anyone recommend an Oximeter to purchase please? My…

Started by Renee Rowlands in Sleep Apnoea

1 Oct 28, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Cure for wind

Hi, Using my airsense 10 has given amazing results with only one problem, flatulence, has anyone found any way this can be cured or reduced…

Started by Chris Vesey in Sleep Apnoea

7 Oct 9, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

So Clean sanitiser

What are oters experience with the So Clean sanitiser?  I've been using mine with my DreamWear mask for some time now with no apparent ill…

Started by Bob Blair in Sleep Apnoea

13 Sep 16, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

no EPR setting REsmed S8 spirit 2 autoset

I have been using above machine for years on autoset mode. as the pressures are getting quite high I decided to engage the EPR function. no…

Started by ged in Sleep Apnoea

6 Sep 8, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Pressure under eyes

I’ve had my CPAP mask over a year now and generally happy with it but the one issue I have is the pressure it puts under and around my eyes…

Started by Helen McIntyre in Sleep Apnoea

2 Sep 6, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

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Frances Coiwn updated their profile
Wednesday
Frances Coiwn replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for the warm welcome. Started CPAP therapy early December having been diagnosed with severe Sleep Apnea. Over the past 10 weeks or so I have slowly adapted to using CPAP, really struggleing at times with mask fit, the having the flu which…"
Tuesday
Frances Coiwn is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Tuesday
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I checked with my hospital but they dont supply Bipap,s to outpatients so looks like Im stuck with the S9"
Feb 9
SleepyHead posted a discussion

NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment

Hi,  With the help of a hope2sleep screening test indicating I may have moderate sleep apnea, I am hopefully going to get my GP to finally agree to refer me to a sleep specialist (I have been trying for 6 months).  I have some concerns over how long…See More
Feb 9
SleepyHead replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"I've learnt a lot in a short space of time through Hope2Sleep. Look forward to joining discussions on the forum."
Feb 9
SleepyHead updated their profile
Feb 8
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Item now sold"
Feb 7
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"I look forward to your text with payment account details. Either is Ok. I will reply with my address. Regards, Glen"
Feb 7
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Glen - apologies for not replying sooner, but my phone died. I now have a temporary fix (the replacement should arrive today anyway) so I will text you. I have also sent a message via the forum, but they are limited to 200 characters."
Feb 7
SleepyHead is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Feb 7
Sleep2snore replied to May's discussion Alternatives to cpap
"You can buy smaller machines for travel, but they are not so adaptable. There are also MAD devices to hold your jaw forward (these tend to only work with MILD cases) and there are also tongue holding devices that hold the tongue forward, these have…"
Feb 6
Sleep2snore and Edam are now friends
Feb 6
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"An APAP with EPR is almost Bipap. The Sleep Centre would know from their readings if you would be better with another type of machine, if you had a home study you need to take it up with your GP and raise it with your Sleep Centre."
Feb 6
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"EPR just reduces the pressure when you breathe out, this makes it easier to breathe out when on higher pressure. Current thought is that the higher setting the EPR is the higher pressure is required, however I have not found this, but it does affect…"
Feb 6
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Thanks for the fast reply. On the basis that its all 100% Ok and no physical damage then I would like to proceed with the postage option at £30, please*. How would you like to proceed, presumably off the forum given we'll get…"
Feb 6
Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Glen, yes I still have the converter. i am in Storrington, which is roughly between Worthing and Horsham. bill"
Feb 5
Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Hi Bill, is the Resmed S9 DC converter still available? I'm not sure how public this reply message is - however I'll "risk" using my phone number 07487706664. I'm nr Woking, Surrey. Where are you in West…"
Feb 5
Glen Vaal joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
Feb 5
Glen Vaal is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Feb 5

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