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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) http://www.hope2sleep.co.uk/slee

Started by Kath Hope in Sleep Apnoea

0 Apr 8

Dvla / hospital

Hi, Wrote to the dvla for the correct form, phoned them when nothing arrived, form came a week later. Filled it out and sent it back 3 week…

Started by Chris Vesey in Sleep Apnoea

5 Apr 1
Reply by Chris Vesey

International Travel with CPAP

Question regarding travelling internationally with my CPAP machine. Later this year my partner and myself are travelling to America to do…

Started by Simon Carr in Sleep Apnoea

2 Mar 24
Reply by Simon Carr

c pap mask

hi everyone I am considering buying a more comfortable nasal mask, I am looking at the JOYCE SILK GEL NASAL MASK.  I have looked for review…

Started by ROBERT O'BRIEN in Sleep Apnoea

2 Mar 16
Reply by Sleep2snore

Severe hair loss with mask straps ?

Hello my name is Julie and I have just joined the forum. My son (16) has been using a Resmed full face mask for over 6 months and the strap…

Started by Julie Straiton in Sleep Apnoea

6 Mar 12
Reply by Boyertown

Advice on ordering a CPAP machine from overseas

Does anyone have any experience with ordering CPAP machines from overseas, especially the US? They have a number of models available there…

Started by Bernadette Plunkett in Sleep Apnoea

14 Mar 10
Reply by Kath Hope

Another Benefit of BPAP!

I have been using a BPAP Resmed S9 having been diagnosed with moderate level 4 years ago.   After an initial struggle for a couple of month…

Started by David Anthony Burnley in Sleep Apnoea

6 Mar 4
Reply by David Anthony Burnley

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

2 Mar 3
Reply by Sleep2snore

Dreamstation humidifier heated hose and simplus 'mask type' settings

Hi Everyone, I have recently purchased and started to use a heated hose with my dream station humidifier as my unheated hose used to 'bubbl…

Started by John Wilkinson in Sleep Apnoea

7 Feb 18
Reply by N

Amara view mask

I am thinking about buying a Amara View mask as the Simplus I use is giving me problems with the forehead support. Using the fitting gauge…

Started by Edam in Sleep Apnoea

5 Feb 18
Reply by N

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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…"
yesterday
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
Friday
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Thursday
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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Jul 22
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
Jul 8
Eric Swindon joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
Jul 8
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Jul 8
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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