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Pain and CPAP
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Hi all I am a chronic pain sufferer (Fibromyalgia) who was diagnosed with OSA in January of this year.I've been on CPAP for 2 months and I'm delighted to report that a lot of the bone-crushing…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope May 2, 2014.

New and I have questions.... (Bit long, sorry)
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Hi - I'm pretty new to the whole OSA thing.  I have struggled to sleep for a long time - even had sleeping tablets which didn't seem to help and my CPAP has done away with the need for those and I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Feb 26, 2014.

 

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Auto-Adjusting CPAP
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At 9:46 on May 13, 2014, DeeNJai said…

Hi Manda

I am get on with my GP he is quite supportive but haven't had any input from The Pain Clinic for over 10 years.  They thought that I could control my pain without their support. Since I have cut down the Gabapentin my quality of sleep has decreased since.  Hopefully this is a temporary thing and once my body gets use to the lower dose.    I need to male an appointment with the GP about getting the purified water for the APAP and also for my new steam mop as I have had two mops fail within a year of purchase.  Vax is going to replace it.  

Dee

At 8:52 on May 12, 2014, DeeNJai said…

The sleep doctor wants me to reduce 4 of the medications I am on because he feels that these are causing the CSA.  I am going to reduce the dose by 100mg today and see how I feel.  My pain levels are on the increase at the moment.  He also wants me to come off Tramadol, Mirtazapine and Citialopram but it will all take a while to come off them.

Dee

PS: Sorry to hear about your husband.

At 21:50 on May 11, 2014, DeeNJai said…

Hi Manda

I'm doing okay. The Mirtazapine is working now i feel better. Currently I am trying to reduce my Gapabentin I am noticing that my pain levels are on the increase, tomorrow will be the second week of the reduction.  How are you I hope ok.

Dee

At 13:03 on January 30, 2014, Kath Hope said…

Welcome to the forum Amanda, and I see from your profile you're currently awaiting your CPAP treatment. I hope you find lots of good help and information here in the forum, and feel free to start up any new discussions for questions you may have.

Best Wishes

Kath

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