"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…"
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
"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."
"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…"
"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."
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"