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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

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

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CPAP Machine - ResMed AirSense 10 Autoset. Like new.

CPAP Machine - ResMed AirSense 10 Autoset. I bought this while waiting for the NHS to issue me one, it's about a 6 month wait where I live. This is the same machine that the NHS use except it automatically sets the air pressure. Everything here to…See More
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Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"A belated welcome Andrew and you're definitely not alone.  It won't be long before some of your friends and family get diagnosed due to how common sleep apnoea is, and it's you who'll be helping them :)  As Jonathan has…"
Aug 13
Jonathan replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Thankfully I do not suffer from claustrophobia, but I did start off (over 10 years ago) with a big bulky mask.  I soon purchased my own mask which was much more minimal.  Currently I am using a Dreamwear…"
Aug 10
mark peters replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Andrew, I got my CPAP, Christmas Eve 2012 and the first time I wore my mask, my claustrophobia kicked in big time, so you have my sympathy. I ended up on sleeping tablets and I’m still on them now . It’s been the only way I’ve…"
Aug 10
Andrew Mitchell replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi All, Thanks for allowing me to join it is very much appreciated. I was diagnosed with sleep apnoea about 8 months ago and I received my ResMed machine about 6 weeks ago, so everything is still a bit new. I am also claustrophobic which has made…"
Aug 10
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"After over 2 years of visiting the hospital and Resmed and with many posts on various forums I have found the answer. Use my inhaler 4 hours later Simple !!!"
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Hazel Hall's discussion Mask
"I forgot to say that my last mask is showing signs of fatigue after a year and a half, so I got a replacement to use right away if it fails,.  I like to have a back-up."
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Hazel Hall's discussion Mask
"Some manufacturers recommend replacing a mask every 6 months, but then they would wouldn't they? More money in it for them. I have had a mask for several years and as long as it is kept clean or does not go off colour it is fine. If you feel…"
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Eric Swindon's discussion O.S.A. & B.H.P
"It may have affected him this way, but it may have no effect on others. Did he get medical advice before he posted this statement? If you are taking this drug and it is affecting you, go back to your doctor and get something else or get the doctors…"
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Any improvement?"
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I would go for an S10 if you get offered it, it is a more compact machine."
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"EDAM SAID:  "I have had problems with my Resmed S9 APAP staying at 20 cm for 2-3 hours at a time which wrecks me the next day." This is not the first time I have seen someone reporting a ResMed S9/S10 going to 20 and staying there! I…"
Aug 10
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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"You are pretty close to say its a asthma attack"
Aug 8
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"You are pretty close to say its a asthma attack"
Aug 8
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Eric Swindon replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Thank you Kath, only just home and will do all the things you suggested well before bedtime. What you mentioned is so simple and easy, I have plenty of supplies so can replace if checks don't reveal anything and see if there is a difference.…"
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