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Cure for wind
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Hi,Using my airsense 10 has given amazing results with only one problem, flatulence, has anyone found any way this can be cured or reduced?ChrisContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Mar 3.

Dvla / hospital
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Hi,Wrote to the dvla for the correct form, phoned them when nothing arrived, form came a week later. Filled it out and sent it back 3 weeks ago, a week ago I had a letter a week ago saying they had…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Vesey Apr 1.

Airsense 10 pressures
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Hi,I have noticed a couple of times lately that the output from my machine increases to the point where it is impossible to maintain a good mask seal, I take it that this is something to do with the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Feb 9.

Portable power
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Hi,Does anyone have any experience of resmeds expensive power pack (£440!!) or any alternative versions like medicom 24 pilot at £285, obviously they need to be 24 volt and this is for tent camping…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Feb 12.

 

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Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Dvla / hospital
"hi, still no letter from dvla, after advice from sata I have contacted my mp. in 2016 there was a report from the ombudsman criticising the dvla for its delays, chris"
Apr 1
Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Dvla / hospital
"Latest from dvla is that if your doctor says you are ok to drive then you can. They are still playing pass the parcel with my case, its a month since they had the doctors reply, I could have sorned the car and saved 3 months tax! Chris"
Mar 21
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Dvla / hospital
"I don't think the DVLA know what they are doing when it comes to anything medical. I don't blame anyone for not telling them anything.  You be honest and they give the impression they don't know what they are doing.  When I…"
Mar 10
Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Dvla / hospital
"Hi, The saga continues, consultant phoned at 7.15 am for extra information and said he would write back to the dvla that day. Nothing heard for 10 days so rang dvla who said they had received the letter and passed it to the "team" who…"
Mar 8
Chris Vesey replied to David thompson's discussion SELLING cpap airsense10 elite machine with travel bag and accessories in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Hi, Sent you a message, Chris"
Mar 7
Chris Vesey joined The SleepGuide Crew's group
Mar 7
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"No not really, just let the wind go free It can be a bit embarrassing though, funny, I was never bothered with it on my old machine which was on a much higher pressure."
Mar 3
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"Unfortunately, this can be a common problem Chris and in actual fact there's a video on this forum which is the most viewed video of them all about this.  Here's the link to find it quickly…"
Mar 2
Chris Vesey posted a discussion

Cure for wind

Hi,Using my airsense 10 has given amazing results with only one problem, flatulence, has anyone found any way this can be cured or reduced?ChrisSee More
Mar 2
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Dvla / hospital
"Yes it's annoying Chris.  However, due to the fact that the DVLA themselves don't appear to know how to handle this all correctly (it depends who you reach at the time) then it's advisable not to email or ring them, but to rely…"
Feb 18
Chris Vesey posted a discussion

Dvla / hospital

Hi,Wrote to the dvla for the correct form, phoned them when nothing arrived, form came a week later. Filled it out and sent it back 3 weeks ago, a week ago I had a letter a week ago saying they had written to the cosultant, resmed agreed to send a copy of my results so that the consultant could write back without delay. My question is, why can't they use emails, inthis day and age, its taking a week for a letter to be delivered, this could have been done and dusted instead of still being in…See More
Feb 18
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Portable power
"I am easily confused lol I think I will just use AA batteries lol and take out another mortgage to cover it. JUST JOKING!"
Feb 12
Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Portable power
"You mean a back up battery to back up the back up battery that backs up my back up battery?"
Feb 10
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Airsense 10 pressures
"Download Sleepyhead to see what is going on, it might be the machine responding to a leak by putting u the flow to compensate, however the newer machines tend not to raise the pressure but increase the flow. If you Download Sleepyhead you can see…"
Feb 9
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Portable power
"That means you have a back up battery as well, brilliant!"
Feb 9
Chris Vesey replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Portable power
"After long conversation with amazon they said not to bother returning it as the cost to return a package is to much. Ups didn't want to take it anyway, amazon issued a refund and replacement ordered (they only have one left) lets hope the next…"
Feb 9

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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
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Auto-Adjusting CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Resmed airsense auto a10
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Resmed s20 full

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Paul Hepworth is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
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Kevin Pigott added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Selling ResMed Power Station II

I am selling a virtually new ResMed Power Station II.It is a battery pack which I purchased directly from ResMed to use on a trek in Nepal when mains electricity was unavailable.  It was used for only six nights and is virtually new.The battery pack…See More
yesterday
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Ellen Phillips is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Apr 18
Mathura Dutt Kalauny replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"Yes, it is. It is also less cumbersome due to its small size. Thanks."
Apr 18
Sleep2snore replied to Dave Cheeseman's discussion New diagnosis!
"If you do buy one make sure you get a good one and ask if they will look after it if you do buy one. Some clinics will supply filters and check it every year after the warranty is out.  They might even repair and give you a loan machine. …"
Apr 17
Sleep2snore replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion New to cpap
"It is quite normal, some feel it interrupts sleep due to using the machine and mask, turning over can disturb you with the mask moving and leaks.  Give it a month or two and you should start to feel a lot better.  If not contact your Sleep…"
Apr 17
Sleep2snore replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"It may be just responding a bit quicker or just suits you better. It amazes me that anything so small can produce enough pressure to work in the first place. I wouldn't worry about unless you start to feel it is not keeping you feeling…"
Apr 17
Kath Hope replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"You're welcome Mathura"
Apr 16
Mathura Dutt Kalauny replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"Hi Kath Thank you very much for your response.  No I am not travelling. There is a significant difference in pressure in the two machines. That was the cause of my worry. Thank you again for allaying it. Regards"
Apr 16
Kath Hope replied to Mathura Dutt Kalauny's discussion Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1
"Hi Mathura and welcome to our forum.  With good results like that it shouldn't cause a concern, as it could just be that the Z1 algorithm suits you better.  Just like with masks suiting people better, so can machines, but mostly…"
Apr 15
Mathura Dutt Kalauny posted a discussion

Pressure difference between Resmed S8 Vs Breas Z1

I have been using RESMED in auto mode. The pressure used to settle around 11cmWG with AHI between 2 and 4. I have recently switched over BREAS Z1 in auto mode. The pressure has now changed to around 5.5 cmWG with AHI remaining below 5. What would be…See More
Apr 15
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Apr 14
Kath Hope replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Great to hear you're having an in-patient sleep study Savannah.  You may not need to investigate UARS either, because if a simple study (probably pulse oximetry) has picked up an issue that warrants an in-patient study, then it's…"
Apr 13
Kath Hope posted a discussion

Philips Respironics New Sleep Apnoea Diagnostic Service

If you snore and are tired, you could be suffering from sleep apnoea (see signs + symptoms on our website)…See More
Apr 8
Kath Hope replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion New to cpap
"Sometimes the tiredness can feel worse Ruth if you're having some interrupted sleep when new to CPAP.  I definitely felt like that.  Although I'd been diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea I slept through it all, whereas when I was…"
Apr 8
Ruth Furniss posted a discussion

New to cpap

Hi I'm new to cpap nearly 2 weeks into therapy and feel really tired has anybody felt like this? Or is it normal to feel like this when new to cpap? See More
Apr 8
Ruth Furniss is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Apr 7
Savannah A. replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Dear Sleep2snore, thanks for your reply and apologies for my late response. In the case that UARS is detected, may I enquire what you mean regarding a more complex machine? Are you referring to BiPAP machines? Many thanks!"
Apr 4
Savannah A. replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Dear Kath, many thanks for your reply and the link to the page; apologise my late response. I have recently had a simple sleep study done at home, and am awaiting a more comprehensive inpatient sleep study. I will ask whether Esophageal…"
Apr 4

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