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Hot weather
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Hi all. first summer using CPAP and my god it’s hard to use when it’s hot!! Any tips would be greatly appreciated HollyContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Aug 13.

NEWBIE STUFF
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Hi guys. started CPAP 1 month ago. My AHI was 44. I have been given a dream station. Mask is ok, pressure ok. My AHI is now around 0.5 to 1. No leak.  Sleeping long periods of time and waking up 1-2…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jan 23.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Holly's discussion Hot weather
"Buy an air conditioning portable unit, very expensive! Or do what I heard someone did, they bought a freezer, left the door open with a tray below to catch water and left a fan running in front of the freezer that had no door fitted.  Now a…"
Aug 13
Kath Hope replied to Holly's discussion Hot weather
"You're welcome Holly and will notice the article mentions the Silent Night Liners which helps with sweat.  I realise you probably haven't got any at the moment, but you can try making a liner from an old t-shirt (stretchy…"
Aug 8
Holly replied to Holly's discussion Hot weather
"Thank you for thanking the time to reply. The mask is so hot a sweaty on my face. I will try the tips. Thank you "
Aug 8
Kath Hope replied to Holly's discussion Hot weather
Aug 8
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Hot weather

Hi all. first summer using CPAP and my god it’s hard to use when it’s hot!! Any tips would be greatly appreciated HollySee More
Aug 8
Holly replied to Stuart Adrian Gillespie's discussion I'm so worried about my Health condition and putting on weight.
"Hey. Depending on your make of machine you can download the app. I have a Philips dream station and you can see how you are doing every day. It took me 6 months to see any difference what so ever. At first I was more tired than I was before I…"
Aug 8
Kath Hope replied to Holly's discussion NEWBIE STUFF
"Hi Holly It's great that your treatment is proving to be working with such a low AHI from such a high one, and also that you're sleeping long periods with the CPAP, which your body will be thanking you for after years of pressure on your…"
Jan 23
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NEWBIE STUFF

Hi guys. started CPAP 1 month ago. My AHI was 44. I have been given a dream station. Mask is ok, pressure ok. My AHI is now around 0.5 to 1. No leak.  Sleeping long periods of time and waking up 1-2 times a night ( I think this is habit). However I feel so so tired still. When will I feel better? Thought it would be an over night thing. thanks guys.  See More
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Sleep2snore replied to thatbloke's discussion Having major trouble and getting very frustrated trying to use CPAP machine - help?
"This came to a head a couple of weeks back where, even while just sat in front of my computer at home, I felt like I wasn't breathing properly, even with none of this going on - I was having to manually breathe. I got tested for covid that day…"
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Sleep2snore replied to thatbloke's discussion Having major trouble and getting very frustrated trying to use CPAP machine - help?
"With the last point in mind, because I never feel like I'm breathing "normally" with the mask on, I then end up taking over and "manually" trying to concentrate on my breathing with it on. This, of course, means that…"
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Sleep2snore replied to thatbloke's discussion Having major trouble and getting very frustrated trying to use CPAP machine - help?
"Note that this feeling of not breathing properly also happens even if I put the mask on for a bit during the day, just to try to get used to it. I simply do not ever feel like I'm taking in enough air when I breathe in, and therefore have to…"
Aug 16
Sleep2snore replied to thatbloke's discussion Having major trouble and getting very frustrated trying to use CPAP machine - help?
"Additionally, with the mask on, within literally about 5 breaths, my mouth becomes drier than the sahara desert - You NEED a HUMIDIFIER."
Aug 16

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