"Welcome Amanda and sorry to hear of your husband's struggles. It sounds like he either went to a clinic that don't treat people with an AHI of less than 15 from the sleep study results, or he could have had a pulse oximetry sleep…"
This is my first post and I am very grateful to have found this forum.My husband was tested for sleep apnoea using a home test on the NHS in Dec 17. At the interview afterwards they told him he had sleep apnoea but not bad enough to be given a…See More
"Heck, that's not lasted long David, and I assume you've not used it much either (more for travel). Might be worth saving up for the DreamStation Go which has most features the same as your DreamStation. We sell it at the…"
My Breas Z1 machine has suddenly started showing error 33. Having contacted my supplier in the Uk it turns out that Breas will not repair it . I’ve only had about 4 years max. I feel that this is terrible service from the manufacturer to not support…See More
"You're welcome John (my next appointment's October too as the May one got cancelled due to COVID). Just one other little thought is that if it's only been occuring recently it could be that you're getting more nasal…"
"This can happen John when the default minimum pressure of 4 is set, which I stress does work for a lot of people, but sometimes clinics do raise that minimum pressure as if the pressure tends to run very low in between the apnoeas and then suddenly…"
"You're welcome Mark and an ENT consultation could certainly prove useful and they'll be able to spot the reason for your obstructive sleep apnoea.
Acid reflux is often caused by the sleep apnoea. I'm no medic, so will explain…"
HiI have been using a philips CPAP machine for about four months and my AHI has been anything from 0.3 to 2.6 but occasionally the 90% pressure drops from 9 to 8 and my AHI shouts up to about 5 and today to 8.7 is this normal? Mask fit is always…See More
Thank you very much for responding it's greatly appreciated.
I hadn't considered an ENT referral. In fact I didn't know that was possible. I'll call my doctors and ask about it.
I'm using a full face mask. I have…"
"Sorry to hear how you're struggling Mark and if on your initial sleep study your AHI was only just into the border of sleep apnoea, it's likely that it did start off as UARS and has progressed into the sleep apnoea range. Many people…"
"Hi Savannah and great to hear you're now successfully treated on CPAP.
We sell the SoClean at the charity and if you go to his link you'll see honest reviews from our own sales, and I've used the SoClean myself for the…"