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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

Anyone know the answer to these questions ....google has mixed answers ?

  Hi All   Does anyone know the cut off in the UK for time spent below 89% Sat for a toddler before treatment is issued and is oxygen thera…

Started by carol murphy in Sleep Apnoea

16 Apr 29, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

Apnoea Monitors.......

Hi   yet another question...... having a debate with my health visitor   My 2 sons 3yr old and 16mth both use a Graesby MR10 monitor at nig…

Started by carol murphy in Sleep Apnoea

3 Apr 28, 2011
Reply by Kath Hope

What masks have you / do you use?

yippee the font size works ... lol... sorry to get excited but being partially sighted it is a huge help. Well, back to thread ... This wee…

Started by Jackie in Sleep Apnoea

17 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by Tigers Fan

Appeal for Adults with Down's Syndrome for Sleep Research

 Sleep research could give Down's adults better health (Taken from the Edinburgh Evening News) Published Date: 15 April 2011…

Started by Kath Hope in Sleep Apnoea

1 Apr 19, 2011
Reply by RockRpsgt

What's your pressure?

  Something I've noticed as a newcomer to this forum is the lack of cpap pressure settings being given. I'd like to suggest that since this…

Started by Caveman in Sleep Apnoea

48 Apr 18, 2011
Reply by Julie

"Rainout" What is it and how can we prevent it ?

  "Rainout" is a term that some of you might know and some might not but it is something that we may all come up against if we are using a…

Started by Andy Thomas in Sleep Apnoea

13 Apr 9, 2011
Reply by Tigers Fan

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Bill Thomson added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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ResMed DC-DC converter for S9

I have for sale a converter which allows the S9 machine, which requires a 24v supply, to run from a vehicle 12v or 24v DC socket, or direct from a 12v battery. The converter can power a humidifier and heated tube as well as the CPAP machine,…See More
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Bill Thomson joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
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Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"It would depend if there was a smell or not "
Oct 9
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I'll be interested to know what you have found.  Give it time so you can prove what is happening. I had my machine pulse at full pressure for the second time when it was switched on, turning it off then on again a couple of times with a…"
Oct 9
Mark bowerman is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Oct 9
Renee Rowlands posted a discussion

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 mask is a F&P Brevida which has soft straps and one of the straps slips up my head during the night, making…See More
Oct 7
Kyla Davies replied to Kyla Davies's discussion Soclean machine in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Thanks Kath, edited with price. "
Oct 5
Kath Hope replied to Kyla Davies's discussion Soclean machine in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Oh what a shame Kyla.  We are all so different with our sensitivies to smells, as I love the clean smell after using mine.  I'd advise you edit this with the price you're looking for, to save lots of messages agreeing and…"
Oct 5
Kyla Davies added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Soclean machine

SOLD!! !  I am selling my soclean machine. It is a fantastic machine and does the job, however I am struggling with the "ozone" smell it turns my stomach. I only purchased it on 18/09/18 so only had a couple of weeks use. I purchased it with an…See More
Oct 5
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I believe I have found a reason for the pressure going up to 20 and staying there. Its early days yet and I need to find the best fix"
Sep 27
Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"I could always go on the stage, le petomaine made a living I believe"
Sep 26
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"If the top limit is unrestricted then it will go up to 20 for up to 5 hours a night.  The hospital say that I need this pressure as my Apnea is getting worse but my AHI is nearly always under 1"
Sep 20
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"It is very common for people to get wind in there stomach using CPAP/APAP.  As Kath say, at the start it can be quite bad for some people, others are not bothered.  In fact the ResMed is less likely to give you this problem, but saying…"
Sep 19
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Your machine should not go higher unless you need more pressure. The machine I have was set at 10 to 20 when I got it and it has never ventured above 12.9. I have a ResMed 10Auto which I found to be a little better than the Dreamstation.  I…"
Sep 19
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I trialled the Sleepweaver before it came out, I believe I still have it somewhere, but I could not get on with it then. I used a liner on the Dreamwear last night but still was too painful to use and had to change masks during the early hours..…"
Sep 19
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
Sep 19
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"This is a common problem Sally, and especially when new to CPAP, irrespective of whatever machines people use.  It's definitely not just an Airsense 10 problem. If you've not clicked on the link I posted above in my reply to Chris…"
Sep 17
Sally Gray replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"Hi, it’s interesting to read Chris’s comment that the AirSense 10 has given him flatulence whereas his previous CPAP wasn’t a problem.  I’m new to using a CPAP and have been provided with an AirSense 10 which I’m…"
Sep 17
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I'm not aware of finance, and we at the Hope2Sleep Charity certainly couldn't offer this unfortunately.  However, if you have a Paypal account then you can apply for Paypal Credit which is offered for products over £150 I…"
Sep 16
Kyla Davies replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Hi Kath In relation to the Soclean do you know if any finance is available to purchase one of these machines? I do not mind spending that amount on one but would be very helpful especially this time of year to purchase one on a finance…"
Sep 16

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