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Flexifit 432
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I have gone back to using a F & P Flexitfit 432 which has resolved the double inhaling and high pressure problem I have had with other masks.But after using it for a few days now I have found…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edam Feb 25.

APAP or BIPAP
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How is it decided what machine I need?At present I use a S9 Apap  with the EPR set at 3 but I feel that a Bipap would be better for me.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edam Mar 15, 2019.

Double inhaling
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I have had problems with my Resmed S9 APAP staying at 20 cm for 2-3 hours at a time which wrecks me the next day.This problem has been ongoing for many months and when I think I have fixed it it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edam Feb 13.

Changing hospital
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I am considering asking my GP to refer me to another hospital for the supply and monitoring of CPAP .Would I just be supplied another CPAP and mask by the new hospital or would a new sleep test have…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tef Sep 3, 2018.

 

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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"How can you get a large leak using a Oracle ?????. "
Feb 25
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"It's a shame nothing can be done about your polyps and septum, which is no doubt the cause of your issues.  It too hate the Oracle, but there are a lot of people who use it very successfully - just not you or I lol."
Feb 25
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"The option of last resort tonight Oracle Yuck!!!"
Feb 24
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I have been seen by  ENT consultants who have diagnosed nasal polyps and a deviated septum. They have considered that surgery is too risky and as one of them said I can still breath through my mouth."
Feb 24
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I honestly don't know Edam, as people usually ask us how to keep their mouths closed rather than open.  It sounds like you need an ENT referral due to severe nasal issues.  I had to have some surgery to breathe better in the masks."
Feb 23
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I tried the Simplus last night but the 95% pressure went up to 19.5 from 14 on previous nights using the 432. What can I use to keep my mouth open when using a Full Face Mask???"
Feb 23
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"Ah right.  We only got the Forma yesterday.  I must say I prefer the 431 and 432 but of course we're all different."
Feb 22
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"I bought the 432 from you and would have gone to the Forma if you sold it at the time. The under chin design of the Flexifit/ Forma range of masks allow my mouth to stay open. With  nearly every other full face mask my mouth would close during…"
Feb 22
Kath Hope replied to Edam's discussion Flexifit 432
"Hi Edam.  Good to hear the new mask is helping, and those F & P FlexiFit 431, 432 and Forma's are still a favourite for a lot of people due to the chin support.  (In fact we added the Forma to the charity's website yesterday…"
Feb 22
Edam posted a discussion

Flexifit 432

I have gone back to using a F & P Flexitfit 432 which has resolved the double inhaling and high pressure problem I have had with other masks.But after using it for a few days now I have found that the back of the headgear cuts into the crease between my neck and back.I think years ago I used to use different headgear on the 431/432/Forma masks but I cant remember what it was.What headgear can I use instead of the F & P one?See More
Feb 21
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"The final answer is to change my mask back to a F & P  Flexifit 432 which has reduced my 95% pressure by up to 4cm.. Last night my 95% pressure was 16.1 with a AHI of 0.6"
Feb 13
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"After over 2 years of visiting the hospital and Resmed and with many posts on various forums I have found the answer. Use my inhaler 4 hours later Simple !!!"
Aug 10, 2019
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I would go for an S10 if you get offered it, it is a more compact machine."
Aug 10, 2019
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"EDAM SAID:  "I have had problems with my Resmed S9 APAP staying at 20 cm for 2-3 hours at a time which wrecks me the next day." This is not the first time I have seen someone reporting a ResMed S9/S10 going to 20 and staying there! I…"
Aug 10, 2019
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"You are pretty close to say its a asthma attack"
Aug 8, 2019
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"You are pretty close to say its a asthma attack"
Aug 8, 2019

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Resmed S9 Autoset
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Fisher Paykel Simplus

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Maureen Carlisle replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"  Morning everyone, just a bit about my condition, my Daughter recognised that I stopped breathing when asleep over a year ago and I reported it to the Dr and after having what seems like every test a body can have, I finally got a machine over…"
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Jonathan replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
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Jml replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"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…"
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Mar 26
Lynn Mattimoe posted a discussion

Cancelled out patient appointment.

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
Mar 24
Haneen Ghabra replied to Haneen Ghabra's discussion helpUARS
"Hi Kath Thanks so much for your reply - I attached some screen shots... Thanks so much !  wow I wonder how the laser surgery could have made things worse! "
Mar 22
Lynn Mattimoe replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"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…"
Mar 22
Jonathan replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Lynn 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…"
Mar 22
Lynn Mattimoe replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"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…"
Mar 22
Kath Hope replied to Haneen Ghabra's discussion helpUARS
"Hi Haneen 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…"
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Haneen Ghabra posted a discussion

helpUARS

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
Mar 21
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Mar 15
John Garbutt posted a status
"I got my machine two days ago have now slept for two twelve hour times. Starting to feel human"
Mar 15
Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"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…"
Mar 14
Sophie replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi everyone,  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…"
Mar 7
Kath Hope replied to Richard Smith's discussion Philips Trueblue
"Ah yes I clicked on your link Richard and seems that's an old link you found.  This is the latest link to their current sleep apnoea products https://www.philips.co.uk/healthcare/solutions/sleep-and-respiratory-care/dream-family …"
Mar 6
Richard Smith replied to Richard Smith's discussion Philips Trueblue
"Hi Kath, The Trueblue is still on the Philips website here https://www.philips.co.uk/healthcare/solutions/sleep-and-respiratory-care/masks which is why I thought it was still available.  Anyway, I’ve gone ahead and ordered the…"
Mar 5

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