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Understanding ResScan CPAP reports

On Resmed's RealSleep uk site, I've just come across a sample CPAP report for an S9.  If I've understood the report correctly it looks as i…

Started by Lisa in Sleep Apnoea

4 May 12, 2011
Reply by RockRpsgt

Sleep Apnoea Support Group Meeting - Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

The Humberside Sleep Apnoea Support Group (HSASG) whose committee I am a member of, are holding a Sleep Apnoea Support Group Meeting for an…

Started by Kath Hope in Sleep Apnoea

1 May 11, 2011
Reply by Lisa

National Stop Snoring Week

This week is National Stop Snoring Week, and what better way for most of us to 'stop snoring' is to ensure we use our CPAP every night. Sno…

Started by Kath Hope in Sleep Apnoea

0 May 9, 2011

Ed Miliband to have Operation for his Sleep Apnoea

(Sorry to hear Ed Miliband has sleep apnoea, but he's in a great position to spread awareness.  Let's hope he does).     "Ed Miliband is to…

Started by Kath Hope in Sleep Apnoea

7 May 9, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Question for Rock :)

Hi   I have a question for you not sure if you can answer :   Post sigh Apnea:  What is your definition of it and is it totally normal   Th…

Started by carol murphy in Sleep Apnoea

6 May 9, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Throwing up or Acid Reflux with sleep apnea

So, I'm wondering if anyone suffered from acid reflux or threw up alot before being put on CPAP? My Andrew who is on CPAP threw up almost n…

Started by katie in Sleep Apnoea

2 May 9, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Supersize / Superskinny

Did anyone see this last night? Large american gent used CPAP - large UK gent said how horrible it was.Presenter mentioned sleep apnoea a c…

Started by symmit in Sleep Apnoea

3 May 5, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

Intro

I never introduced myself!  I am Rachel and I am mum to 5 amazing children, they were all born far too soon, although the more mature baby…

Started by Rachel Dickinson in Sleep Apnoea

2 May 5, 2011
Reply by carol murphy

Supersize / Superskinny

Did anyone see this last night? Large american gent used CPAP - large UK gent said how horrible it was.Presenter mentioned sleep apnoea a c…

Started by symmit in Sleep Apnoea

0 May 4, 2011

All is quiet in sleep.

You guys act like someone got married or something!   So.................. Why was the wedding on a Friday? Is this part of a tradition?  …

Started by RockRpsgt in Sleep Apnoea

7 Apr 30, 2011
Reply by RockRpsgt

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Alison replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Hi Bethany, Just a suggestion but has anyone mentioned narcolepsy?"
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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…"
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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
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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

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