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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

1 Sep 6, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Caravan

HI I'm going to a static caravan for the weekend do I need any special equipment for my cpap machine or can I just plug into socket?  Happy…

Started by Ruth Furniss in Sleep Apnoea

2 Sep 5, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Caravan

HI I'm going to a static caravan for the weekend do I need any special equipment for my chap machine or can I just plug into socket?  Happy…

Started by Ruth Furniss in Sleep Apnoea

1 Sep 5, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

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

5 Sep 3, 2018
Reply by Tef

Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.

Hi All, First post so it's great to be here. I've been using CPAP for 10 years.  Recently lost 3 stone and have been experiencing a new c…

Started by Tef in Sleep Apnoea

4 Aug 24, 2018
Reply by Tef

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 re…

Started by Alan Burt in Sleep Apnoea

2 Aug 18, 2018
Reply by Kath Hope

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 discussion…

Started by Ann Murch in Sleep Apnoea

4 Aug 8, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

New full face mask

Hi, I’ve been using the  ResMed mirage Quattro since I was as diagnosed 5 years ago. I’ve always hated it and found it so uncomfortable. La…

Started by Cathy in Sleep Apnoea

1 Aug 8, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Insurance

Hi,  Does anyone know if I need to add the breathing machine, airsense 10, to my household insurance? I don't own it but am I liable if it…

Started by Chris Vesey in Sleep Apnoea

4 Jul 6, 2018
Reply by Sleep2snore

Remstar M series repair?

I have a RemStarAuto M Series CPAP machine with a dehumidifier. The dehumidifier has stopped working. I have dome some testing and the humi…

Started by Neil Jay in Sleep Apnoea

4 Jul 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
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