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Philips Announces New Partnership

March 18, 2011 Philips and World Association of Sleep Medicine join efforts to expand people’s awareness of the impact of sleep on health and well-being Special sleep module launched as part of the…Continue

Started Mar 19, 2011

Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
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Welcome to the Hope2SleepGuide Forum, which is a service run by the Hope2Sleep Charity founded by Kath Hope…Continue

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Jonathan replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Welcome.  I was diagnosed in 2009 at 80+ events per hour, but was discharged by the sleep clinic many years ago, on the basis that I was "self managing".  I bought an APAP machine, which allows me to see how well I am doing, and…"
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Paul kenney replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for accepting me. I've been a long stime sufferer of sleep apnoea and have been on auto cpap for 16 years. I never even knew this site existed until today I'm hoping a get some piece of mind here as I don't get any with my…"
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John Garbutt replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
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Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi John. We've known about this since June which is causing a tremendous backlog at the clinics and we're inundated about this safety issue at the charity. We're keeping everyone updated both in our Private Facebook Group and on the…"
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John Garbutt replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi On browsing the internet for info on Philips Dreamstations I came across a recall https://www.cpap.com/blog/philips-recall/ and I wondered if anybody has hade their machines repaired or replaced Thanks John"
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John Garbutt replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi I was looking something up on the internet about Philips Dreamstations and came across a recall announcement  https://www.cpap.com/blog/philips-recall/ ; and I wondered if any body has had their machine repaired / replaced"
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Linda Lyon replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks Fran...will try that"
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Fran Hiam replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks so much for your reply. The sleep weaver mask looks like a possibility and i do like the sound of it. Will do a little more research into it. "
Nov 24, 2021
Linda Lyon replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi, I am relatively new to cpap. I was provided with 2 face masks and 2 nasal masks and have been trialling all of them. I think I am both mouth an nose breather but only one nasal mask seems to suit me enough to keep it on most of the night. I too…"
Nov 24, 2021

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A to Zzz's of Sleep Definitions and Abbreviations

A to Zzz of SLEEP DEFINITIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS



APNOEA:  Without Breath (also spelt Apnea in some countries).  Therefore, Sleep Apnoea means pauses in breathing whilst sleeping.



APNOEA/HYPOPNOEA INDEX (AHI):  The number of apnoea/hypopnoea incidents per hour.



APNOEA INDEX (AI):  The number of apnoea events per hour.



AROUSAL:  Going from sleep to wakefulness, or…

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Posted on April 7, 2011 at 14:46

Sleep Apnoea Myths Exposed !!!

SLEEP APNOEA MYTHS EXPOSED!!



I WAS TOLD I WON’T BE ABLE TO DRIVE IF I HAVE SLEEP APNOEA

Not True!  Once your treatment is proving to be successful your sleep clinician can fill in a form to be sent to the DVLA, who should give you permission to drive.

 

SLEEP APNOEA ONLY AFFECTS OBESE PEOPLE

Not True!  Yes, of course obese people are affected, just like obesity can cause other…

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Posted on March 7, 2011 at 18:10 — 9 Comments

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Glenys Everest replied to Glenys Everest's discussion Spare unused nasal pillows
"Thanks will do xxI actually asked the clinic yesterday.  They thought it was a good idea, but wasn't something they do.  They do however break into new headgear packs to take odd ones out (so no idea if they can still pass on the…"
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Kath Hope replied to Glenys Everest's discussion Spare unused nasal pillows
"Glenys, if you move this post to our Buy, Sell and Swap section people are more likely to see it. You should see a tab to it on the top bar or click this link to take you there http://hope2sleepguide.co.uk/group/buy-sell The reason the clinics give…"
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Spare unused nasal pillows

Is there a swap section on here, please?I have some Large Nuance nasal pillows, still in their package, that I won't be using, and wondered if there is anyone out there with some mediums that they don't need and could swap with me please?Our clinic…See More
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Kath Hope replied to David's discussion Where do you got your distilled water for humidifier
"Sorry David as missed your question. To be fair all the manufacturers say to use distilled water in the manual, but as you've discovered it's hard to get it here. I live in a very hard water area so I do purchase it but it's not…"
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Jonathan replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Welcome.  I was diagnosed in 2009 at 80+ events per hour, but was discharged by the sleep clinic many years ago, on the basis that I was "self managing".  I bought an APAP machine, which allows me to see how well I am doing, and…"
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