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Repeated air blowing out of mouth
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Hi everyone, I have been on apap for 13 years now and thought I had experienced everything until recently. I normally use a nasal mask, my favourite is a Resprionics Comfort (not blue gel) which is a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Aug 10.

O.S.A. & B.H.P
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Obviously I am an elderly male with enlarged prostate and have been on cpap for the last 13 years. My urologist has prescribed TAMUREX (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride) so I researched it and found this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Aug 10.

Obtaining reasonably priced pre-loved equipment without hassle

I know how difficult it is for anyone in the U.K. to obtain pre-used cpap equipment and accessories and new items are out of reach for many. I used to work in America and 10 years ago found this…Continue

Started Nov 26, 2017

Obtaining reasonably priced pre-loved equipment without hassle

I know how difficult it is for anyone in the U.K. to obtain pre-used cpap equipment and accessories and new items are out of reach for many. I used to work in America and 10 years ago found this…Continue

Started Nov 26, 2017

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Eric Swindon's discussion O.S.A. & B.H.P
"It may have affected him this way, but it may have no effect on others. Did he get medical advice before he posted this statement? If you are taking this drug and it is affecting you, go back to your doctor and get something else or get the doctors…"
Aug 10
Sleep2snore replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Any improvement?"
Aug 10
Eric Swindon replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Thank you Kath, only just home and will do all the things you suggested well before bedtime. What you mentioned is so simple and easy, I have plenty of supplies so can replace if checks don't reveal anything and see if there is a difference.…"
Aug 4
Kath Hope replied to Eric Swindon's discussion Repeated air blowing out of mouth
"Eric, just in case, check the mask's exhale valve hasn't got stuck in an either closed or open position.  Also check your hose at both ends to see if when it twists there's a blockage.  Check there's no holes in it too.…"
Aug 4
Eric Swindon posted a discussion

Repeated air blowing out of mouth

Hi everyone, I have been on apap for 13 years now and thought I had experienced everything until recently. I normally use a nasal mask, my favourite is a Resprionics Comfort (not blue gel) which is a discontinued product. I was put on a course of antibiotics for a UTI and 4 days in I started expelling air through my tightly closed mouth, every couple of minutes it forced my lips to open and close. This happened early morning and there was no more sleep that night even sitting up with mask on. I…See More
Aug 4
Eric Swindon posted a discussion

O.S.A. & B.H.P

Obviously I am an elderly male with enlarged prostate and have been on cpap for the last 13 years. My urologist has prescribed TAMUREX (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride) so I researched it and found this review "I'm a 58 years old. I used to get up 4 or 5 times every night. Flomax (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)   has decreased this number to 1 or 2. However, because of the side effects I'm stopping immediately. I have sleep apnea and Flomax has caused nasual congestion making it difficult to breath. On top…See More
Jul 14
Eric Swindon replied to Beany Lad's discussion Advice Required, recently diagnosed with OSA
"That is great news. I tried again to message you but it said "You can't send a message until Beany Lad accepts your friend request." I can send you an unused nasal mask but it is unwise to quote addresses or private email addresses on…"
Apr 12
Eric Swindon replied to Beany Lad's discussion Advice Required, recently diagnosed with OSA
"Hi, I hope you read this tonight as I think I can help you. I tried to message you but we have to be friends first so my request will end up in your inbox. My first trials were at The Leicester General way back in the 1980's when sleep apnea…"
Apr 11

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Auto-Adjusting CPAP
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Resprionics System One auto cpap
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Lee and Suren Jinasena are now friends
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Lee replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"Also I have moved my Resmed so hopefully it will be quiet now  "
Dec 2
Lee replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"Hi thanks for your help, just my luck that I’d get the basic machine lol. I’ll phone them and ask. many thanks  "
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I thought I would write this blog post to hopefully inspire others.  Using a CPAP isn't the end of the world if you are an outdoors person.  If you like a bit of car camping there are many options, cheap lead acid/sealed batteries are available and…See More
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Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"The DreamStation should definitely not be noisy and they've particularly done some tests on this aspect and state it's quieter than Resmed.  You can see how your doing, re AHI, leaks etc on the CPAP Pro and Auto versions, but not on…"
Dec 1
Lee replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"Hi no it’s not the mask leaking, the very nice lady said she would order me a Dreamstation if I wanted but said about it also being noisy so I thought I’d ask people that have this machine also is the Dreamstation a better machine ?, can…"
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Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"Well I sleep next to my husband who uses the DreamStation and there's no noise at all unless he gets a mask leak.  We also don't hear of people complaining about the Resmed S9, although people who have been moved to the Airsense 10 do…"
Nov 29
Lee replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"Hi Kath yes that’s it, my Resmed S9+humidifier machine is very noisy in I can hear my breathing in/out at the machine very noisy. Had my annual check at Papworth and she said the Dreamstation is noisy to, she has had lots of phone calls from…"
Nov 29
Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion Philips Dreamstation autoset
"Hi Lee I'm just trying to understand.....do you mean you're using the Resmed S9 machine now and asking whether the Philips DreamStation is less noisy?  Neither of the machines should be noisy though."
Nov 29
Lee replied to Suren Jinasena's discussion ResMed Gecko Nasal Pad (Small Size) Suitable for Nasal and Full Face Masks
"Hi have you still got this please "
Nov 29
Lee posted a discussion

Philips Dreamstation autoset

hi can anyone using this machine tell how noisy it ie please ie breathing in/out at the machine end. My machine an S9+humidifier I can hear my breathing in/out at the machine end and it’s really noisy many thanks See More
Nov 29
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Stella Havard left a comment for ashley yeats
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Oct 13
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ashley yeats replied to ashley yeats's discussion Various CPAP Masks for Sale new and Sealed resmed, simplus, phillips in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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ashley yeats replied to ashley yeats's discussion Various CPAP Masks for Sale new and Sealed resmed, simplus, phillips in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Yes it's still availble and comes with harness/headgear"
Oct 8
Stella Havard replied to ashley yeats's discussion Various CPAP Masks for Sale new and Sealed resmed, simplus, phillips in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Hi,    Do you still have the medium F&P simplus and does the cost include the headgear? "
Oct 8
JOSEH KINCH added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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£450 Selling an (almost) brand new - Philips dreamstation - Auto Cpap with Bluetooth

I bought this machine as a back up machine to the one i am still using. I have never needed it - hence me selling it now. I also bought it from Hope 2 Sleep. This machine is a SMART Cpap machine, it hooks up via your phone to provide further…See More
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