I think, looking at the graphs that I have a very low flow rate and then an OA event and then the machine sends out one or more pulses. This is almost invariably when I wake. So it could be the OA event waking me (or waking causing the OA),…"
"Hi, i too suffer from daytime tiredness, so much so that if I sit at any time of day for more than aboiut 20 minutes I am overcome by waves of sleepiness. I suddenly fall into a deep sleep so quickly that I drop mugs of tea or anything…"
"Thanks for letting me join your group. I have been on CPAP/APAP since 2012 and have mild sleep apnea. I started with a Philips Resmed unit and now have a Dreamstation, all supplied via the NHS.
My results have always met the criteria laid down which…"
I live in London, so we have lots of limescale in the tap water. Originally I used Purified Water BP from the pharmacy. Then I switched to using supermarket bottled water - it's food-grade after all. I got a bit of scale in…"
"Hi there - just saying hello - I’ve been using a cpap machine for about 4 years now after so many years of trying to convince an old GP something was wrong. Moved and new GP said - let’s test you for sleep apnoea!
Have moved again so…"
HiI had an appnt due 5th May for results of NHS sleep study and to get the machine and mask. Since most appointments are being cancelled I've paid for a private sleep study despite having an NHS one several weeks ago.I'll get the results within 7 to…See More
"Hi Sophie I'm new to OSA and haven't been supplied with a machine or mask yet but due to the virus my local hospital are canceling all appointments.
I hope to experience the machine and mask and I've asked for a copy of my sleep…"
I bought my machine many (many!) years ago. It's a DeVilbiss Intellipap (also sold as a SleepCube) APAP machine and I am very happy with it although no doubt the technology has moved on. I am replying to mention that I…"
"Hello everyone,I've recently been diagnosed with OSA but not yet prided with the mask or machine. I have found several out patient appnts have been cancelled and hope that mine on the 5th May isn't but won't be surprised if it…"
It's very difficult to pinpoint what happens when symptoms return. If you can post a daily screenshot from an average night we could take a look for you. Without seeing that, a few other things to consider is that the…"
Hello All After years of TMJ and morning migraines (sine 2008) I was finally diagnosed with UARS in 2018. I did a few soft palate and easy procedures with radiotherapy and laser (first was using nasal dilator and a MAD device. Anyways in 2019…See More
"Sorry for the delayed welcome Sophie. Great to hear things are going well with CPAP and some people do feel a little down at first. If you use Facebook I'd highly recommend joining our Private Support Group which is far more active…"
I thought I'd introduce myself. I am Sophie and I was diagnosed with OSA a year ago. I am managing okay with the mask and think it is helping my health overall. I am, however, struggling more with feeling down in the past few…"