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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 3 hours ago.

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.

Twisted strap ouchhh!!
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My Simplus FFM is nearly the best mask I have used over several years but I have a bad habit of putting my mask on with the forehead strap twisted and then going to sleep.This mostly occurs when I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore May 22.

Amara view mask
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I am thinking about buying a Amara View mask as the Simplus I use is giving me problems with the forehead support.Using the fitting gauge my nose measures as a medium but this measures the depth of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by N Feb 18.

 

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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I trialled the Sleepweaver before it came out, I believe I still have it somewhere, but I could not get on with it then. I used a liner on the Dreamwear last night but still was too painful to use and had to change masks during the early hours..…"
3 hours ago
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
3 hours ago
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I am sure they are not, but a lt of people tend to tighten their masks up to tightly. A lot more than they need to to stop leaks, I was no exception at the start, if it leaked, tighten it more, but this was not the answer.  New mask the correct…"
Sep 11
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"The only trouble is that both the Amara View and the Dreamwear are too painful to wear. The part of the cushion separating the mouth area from the nose cuts in!! to the base of my nose and partly into my nostrils."
Sep 9
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Good detective work."
Sep 8
Tef replied to Edam's discussion Changing hospital
"Hi Edam, How did you get on ? I'm interested becuae I'm also hoping to be referred to another Sleep Clinic / Hospital as I'm not happy with my exisiting hospital's support. Tef"
Sep 3
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"To start with the strange waveforms only appear when I am sleeping on my side . When I am sleeping on my back the waveforms are normal. I have discovered this by videoing myself when I am sleeping using my tablet. Also these strange waveforms appear…"
Sep 1
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"It still amazes me how many doctors dismiss Sleep Apnoea as not a serious problem and that it is due to people being overweight.  The person with one of the worst I know of was very thin, in fact I have seen more fat on a chip. The younger…"
Aug 30
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I think more should be done at GP level. I demonstrated my CPAP gear and masks to a group of trainee GP,s  so at least they know what a CPAP machine is. Also people should be made aware how they can purchase a mask from various companies and in…"
Aug 24
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Yes, that is the whole problem and the hospitals do not want to listen due to budgets.  If only they had more of a range and got people to try masks just for this purpose (kept aside for this) they would save money on the end, but get through…"
Aug 23
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"But when the hospital only supply one full face mask then it gets mighty expensive!!!"
Aug 22
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"That is why everyone should keep trying masks until they find one that works for them."
Aug 22
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I have been using the Amara View mask and the Sleepyhead waveforms no longer show the double inhaling and the high respiratory rate . Also the pressure is more stable. I do feel that the Amara is keeping my nose open . Looks like the hybrid mask is…"
Aug 22
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Using the Quatro Air is certainly working. My 95% pressures are still below 15 and also Im getting a much better sleep. I think the reason its working is that the inlet is lower on the Quatro Air and is also directed downwards. This direction of…"
Jul 9
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Using the Quatro Air my 95% pressures have been about 14.5 for 2 nights with no major peaks in pressure. .I have bought the  Quatro Fx which I used to use in the past and I will see how that goes tonight"
Jun 28
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I thought you would say that. I tried one in the past and have been trying out the bits I kept today but no way, Im trying out a old Quattro Air tonight as it seems to stop my jaw from moving"
Jun 25

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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I trialled the Sleepweaver before it came out, I believe I still have it somewhere, but I could not get on with it then. I used a liner on the Dreamwear last night but still was too painful to use and had to change masks during the early hours..…"
3 hours ago
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
3 hours ago
Kath Hope replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"This is a common problem Sally, and especially when new to CPAP, irrespective of whatever machines people use.  It's definitely not just an Airsense 10 problem. If you've not clicked on the link I posted above in my reply to Chris…"
yesterday
Sally Gray replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"Hi, it’s interesting to read Chris’s comment that the AirSense 10 has given him flatulence whereas his previous CPAP wasn’t a problem.  I’m new to using a CPAP and have been provided with an AirSense 10 which I’m…"
Monday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I'm not aware of finance, and we at the Hope2Sleep Charity certainly couldn't offer this unfortunately.  However, if you have a Paypal account then you can apply for Paypal Credit which is offered for products over £150 I…"
Sunday
Kyla Davies replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Hi Kath In relation to the Soclean do you know if any finance is available to purchase one of these machines? I do not mind spending that amount on one but would be very helpful especially this time of year to purchase one on a finance…"
Sunday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Great to hear this Andy Just as importantly they will help prevent gum disease from dry mouth (plus less dental bills)."
Friday
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Tried one Xylimelts last night. Best sleep in ages. No waking up with a terrible dry mouth. Very pleased thank you"
Friday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Thanks for supporting our charity with your order Andy, and they'll be sent out tomorrow.  I love the Beaumont Citrus Wipes and have tried all the others, and these are definitely the best.  I use them everyday. Hope you find the…"
Sep 11
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Have just placed an order for some mask wipes and the mouth discs. Thanks for the recommendation of the discs, fingers crossed."
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"The SoClean will never be supplied by the NHS as they can't afford to give out products like this.  We have the SoClean at the charity at the price we've been told it has to be sold for…"
Sep 11
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Thank you for quick reply. The advert was on TV again this afternoon with a web address that links to an Amazon site. After a bit of research I have found a UK seller for £245 with 30 day return. Still not convinced so called my Respiratory…"
Sep 11
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I am sure they are not, but a lt of people tend to tighten their masks up to tightly. A lot more than they need to to stop leaks, I was no exception at the start, if it leaked, tighten it more, but this was not the answer.  New mask the correct…"
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I still haven't seen the advert Andy, but lots of people are contacting us about purchasing.  First and foremost, whether with the SoClean or not, it is important to keep our equipment cleaned.  You're doing the right thing…"
Sep 10
Andy Dykes updated their profile
Sep 10
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Oh dear. Looks like I'm in trouble! I have used a CPAP machine for more than 10 years (not the same one) and currently have a Remstar System One SE. Have just seen an advert on TV for the SoClean which got me wondering how often are you…"
Sep 10
Andy Dykes is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Sep 10
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"The only trouble is that both the Amara View and the Dreamwear are too painful to wear. The part of the cushion separating the mouth area from the nose cuts in!! to the base of my nose and partly into my nostrils."
Sep 9
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Good detective work."
Sep 8
Sleep2snore replied to ged's discussion no EPR setting REsmed S8 spirit 2 autoset
Sep 8

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