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Another Benefit of BPAP!
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I have been using a BPAP Resmed S9 having been diagnosed with moderate level 4 years ago.   After an initial struggle for a couple of months everything was sorted with some help from Hope2Sleep.For…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Anthony Burnley Mar 4.

Hope to sleep on Facebook
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I seem to remember being told that there is a version of this site that runs from Facebook?  Is there a link or a name that you enter, after all these years I have reluctantly signed up to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Dec 8, 2014.

CPAP Pillow
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I have recently found a pillow that is designed for CPAP users …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Sep 15, 2014.

Communication from Stephanie Assa
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I have received a message from this lady who apparently comes from Cambodia and she says that She has important information for me and I should send her a private email to a Thailand Yahoo address.  …Continue

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

 

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David Anthony Burnley replied to David Anthony Burnley's discussion Another Benefit of BPAP!
"Thanks for your reply, as you will see from my response to Kaths reply I am also a Late Onset Type 1 Diabetic (LADA or type 1.5) and that may have well been a cause and I as 62 at the time so it all stacks up. Before the heart attack I also…"
Mar 4
David Anthony Burnley replied to David Anthony Burnley's discussion Another Benefit of BPAP!
Mar 4
Kath Hope replied to David Anthony Burnley's discussion Another Benefit of BPAP!
"I'm not knowledgeable on the link between diabetes and heart attacks, but both of them are definitely linked with sleep apnoea, and whilst type 2 is the main one, there has also been research into the link between sleep apnoea and type 1…"
Mar 4
David Anthony Burnley replied to David Anthony Burnley's discussion Another Benefit of BPAP!
"Kath, thanks for the pointers on ASV will see what happens on the sleep study. Interesting point about CO2 retention, it was detected on my original sleep study that I was a CO2 retainer and a test was conducted which said it was mild, then again…"
Mar 4
Kath Hope replied to David Anthony Burnley's discussion Another Benefit of BPAP!
"Glad to hear we've helped David, which is the primary purpose of our charity There has been lots of research with cardio issues and undiagnosed sleep apnoea, so I'm convinced the triple bypass will have been to do with your undiagnosed…"
Mar 4
Sleep2snore replied to David Anthony Burnley's discussion Another Benefit of BPAP!
"Good stuff, I don;t think your By-pass surgery would have been due to Sleep Apnoea, though it wouldn't help when you were asleep not to be on treatment. Did you work on building sites to get Asbestosis. It scares me to think I used to walk past…"
Mar 3
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Another benefit of BPAP!

I have been using a BPAP Resmed S9 having been diagnosed with moderate level 4 years ago.   After an initial struggle for a couple of months everything was sorted with some help from Hope2Sleep.For sometime before being diagnosed with sleep apnea I had had a triple bypass in 2009 (probably something to do with the undiagnosed sleep apnea) and suffered with breathlessness after a lung collapse during my op.Anyway, I have just recently been diagnosed with Asbestosis and I have found that whilst…See More
Mar 3

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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
Treatment Being Used, If Any
BiPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Resmed S9 Autoset
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Full face, Resmed Quattro FX

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Sleep2snore replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"The two things that come to mind is diabetes and low blood pressure.  Though I think they would have checked for diabetes, a sudden drop in blood pressure is more difficult to catch.  Has he had his heart checked?  Also there is a…"
Jun 12
Bethany replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Thank you for the welcome.  It can get very frustrating, especially when we hear stories like yours with a very long fight before getting any actual diagnosis. We have feeling that we are also going to be on a very long road before we find…"
Jun 8
Bethany replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"His CPAP machine is currently set at 7.5cmph, it was originally a little lower but after his check up they advised to increase it. He has follow ups with a sleep doctor every 3 months for the first year (unless we are having problems then we can go…"
Jun 8
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Sleep2snore replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"You should have got the manual with the Airsense 10 Autoset? If you didn't get it AIRSENSE RANGE MANUAL . pdf"
Jun 6
Sleep2snore replied to Chris Vesey's discussion What pressures?
"I hope they set the low pressure up and that it is not left 4 to 20. I find a lot of people is given machines set up like this and that is not really good. It is not recommended that you shift the pressures on an NHS machine, the clinic will not be…"
Jun 6
Sleep2snore replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Is it a CPAP machine with a fixed pressure he has? It might be that a fixed pressure machine is not the right one for him or he may have a complicated Sleep Apnoea, in other words there are other things going on other than just his throat…"
Jun 6
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion What pressures?
"Hi Chris I think you mean 'APAP' rather than 'acap' and if so, it will have automatic pressures.  It's not really recommended to alter your own pressures, and people only usually do that in desperation if they…"
Jun 6
Kath Hope replied to Bethany's discussion Help for the hubby
"Welcome to our forum Bethany, but so sorry to read of what you're both going through.  Glad your husband's severe sleep apnoea got picked up finally and at least you know he's on good treatment for that.  However, it's…"
Jun 6
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Bethany posted a discussion

Help for the hubby

Hello everyone, I am hoping that maybe someone out there has been through what my husband is currently having to deal with. Three years ago my husband randomly collapsed at his place of work (hes an engineer and works with machinery so naturally him…See More
Jun 5
Chris Vesey posted a discussion

What pressures?

Hi,I was given my resmed airsense 10 by the hospital and instructed in its use. At no time were pressures mentioned and i have read of people altering the pressures. As mine is an acap does this mean that the pressure is set automatically by the…See More
Jun 4
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Mags replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"Thanks Kath Will have a look in the morning and let you know"
Jun 4
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"The Airsense Autoset does show the data in you look in the 'Sleep Report' section on your screen you can then scroll down to AHI and should also be able to see leakage.  If you can't see the AHI then it means the hospital have…"
Jun 4
Mags replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"The Machine is Res Med AirSense 10 AutoSet"
Jun 3
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion What is a good oxygen Oximeter
"It does sound to me like the hospital perhaps don't realise what is out there to help us all  Margaret, because some of our hospitals even supply liners, and many that don't refer people to our charity for them.  I use them…"
Jun 3

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