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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, 2020.

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, 2020.

 

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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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
Kath Hope replied to Holly's discussion Hot weather
Aug 8, 2020
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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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
Holly posted a discussion

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
Jan 16, 2020
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Jan 11, 2020

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Kath Hope replied to ScottishSleepyHead's discussion Newly diagnosed not sure what happens next - Scottish NHS
"Yes it can be a shock to get the results of a sleep study Mark and to find out you're stopping breathing 24 times per hour, because this is happening whilst asleep so most often the sufferer is totally unaware of this.  This forum is…"
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ScottishSleepyHead replied to ScottishSleepyHead's discussion Newly diagnosed not sure what happens next - Scottish NHS
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Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
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Kath Hope replied to ScottishSleepyHead's discussion Newly diagnosed not sure what happens next - Scottish NHS
"Welcome Mark and good to hear you got diagnosed and will hopefully soon be treated.  An AHI of 24 is classed as moderate sleep apnoea (30 and above is severe).  Good that you don't drink as it makes sleep apnoea worse.  Being…"
Jan 14
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Newly diagnosed not sure what happens next - Scottish NHS

Hi,Firstly my names Mark and I am totally alien to all of this.I had a sleep test done by the Scottish NHS about 14 weeks ago, after waiting since January to get it, given all the Covid problems I thought that was quite quick. The results came back…See More
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frankam replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Well i finally  made  it  here..thanks  for  all  the  help   and advice fromKath  who has  been a great  help.I used  my philips  cpap machine  last  night for …"
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"It seems a very big difference i slept like a baby"
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"my first AHI was 22.38 that was on my first nights test this morning it read 3.3 using cpap exactly what is this telling me"
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