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First night with CPAP
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So last night was my first with my new CPAP machine (a Philips DreamStation with an Amara style mask), and got on surprisingly well. It took me a while to fall asleep and woke briefly a handful of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Feb 22.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Andy Falconer's discussion First night with CPAP
"Hi Andy, don't get to hung up on numbers, it is more how you feel that coults, though DVLA don't think so. Small tweaks in your pressure and getting used to the machine and mask will bring it down. It is not normal to have a machine…"
Feb 22
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Dec 11, 2018
Andy Falconer replied to Andy Falconer's discussion First night with CPAP
"Hi Kath, I'm hoping the next few nights will see me get my AHI down further, but i'm also keen not to put too much pressure on the situation. I have to say i'm very impressed with the Hope2Sleep service so far, with regular updates…"
Dec 11, 2018
Kath Hope replied to Andy Falconer's discussion First night with CPAP
"Hi Andy. That's a good first night and sounding positive already. You may find your AHI comes down over the next few nights. Ideally we're looking for it to be up to 5 which is classed as 'normal.'  Your other goods will be…"
Dec 11, 2018
Andy Falconer posted a discussion

First night with CPAP

So last night was my first with my new CPAP machine (a Philips DreamStation with an Amara style mask), and got on surprisingly well. It took me a while to fall asleep and woke briefly a handful of times in the night but I would say it was very successful on the whole.I feel a lot brighter today than usual so hopefully after the first few weeks I'll feel even better.Following my poor experience with Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust, I have to say that the team at the Stoke University hospital…See More
Dec 11, 2018
Andy Falconer replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thank you both for the welcome and the advice! I've read a lot about the humidifiers, so I suspect this will be one of the first things I will purchase. I'm a mouth breather, so I'm hoping the hospital will provide a full mask when I…"
Dec 8, 2018
Andy Falconer replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi everyone, I'm Andy and I am currently in the process of being diagnosed with OSA (I suspect), with an appointment at the Royal Stoke Uni Hospital to be fitted for a CPAP machine this coming Monday.   So far it has taken 12 months from…"
Dec 7, 2018
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Dec 7, 2018

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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
Treatment Being Used, If Any
CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Philips DreamStation
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Amara style Full Face

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