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Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
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HiI have been using a philips CPAP machine  for about four months and my AHI has been anything from 0.3 to 2.6 but occasionally the 90% pressure drops from 9 to 8 and my AHI shouts up to about  5 and…Continue

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

How long to get machine
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I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnoea  four weeks ago and wondered  how long it take to get machineContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Feb 22.

 

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Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
"You're welcome John (my next appointment's October too as the May one got cancelled due to COVID).  Just one other little thought is that if it's only been occuring recently it could be that you're getting more nasal…"
Jul 23
John Garbutt replied to John Garbutt's discussion Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
"Thanks for your reply Kath, I am not due for a hospital visit till October so I will see how he numbers go and contact them if it starts to creep up."
Jul 23
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion Dream mapper 90% pressure changes
"This can happen John when the default minimum pressure of 4 is set, which I stress does work for a lot of people, but sometimes clinics do raise that minimum pressure as if the pressure tends to run very low in between the apnoeas and then suddenly…"
Jul 23
John Garbutt posted a discussion

Dream mapper 90% pressure changes

HiI have been using a philips CPAP machine  for about four months and my AHI has been anything from 0.3 to 2.6 but occasionally the 90% pressure drops from 9 to 8 and my AHI shouts up to about  5 and today to 8.7 is this normal? Mask fit is always 100%Many ThanksSee More
Jul 23
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 John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Yes I know John, and so often the missing jigsaw puzzle as to how we're feeling.  I was shocked when I got my own severe sleep apnoea diagnosis and CPAP really is a life saver.  Hope you don't have long to wait, and worth saying…"
Feb 22
John Garbutt replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Many Thanks,will send them a mail om Monday. Cannot believe how debilitating sleep apnoae can be. "
Feb 22
Kath Hope replied to John Garbutt's discussion How long to get machine
"Welcome John and good to hear you've been diagnosed now and especially with your sleep apnoea being severe.  It really depends on each sleep clinic as to how long you'll have to wait for your CPAP - some give them out immediately,…"
Feb 22
John Garbutt posted a discussion

How long to get machine

I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnoea  four weeks ago and wondered  how long it take to get machineSee More
Feb 22
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Feb 22

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Nick Daniel added a discussion to the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Selling a DeVilbiss Sleepcube Auto Plus

Model DV54UK-P Excellent condition, just 200 hours usageI bought this as a spare for travelling but I've hardly used it and…See More
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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…"
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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 "
Saturday
Kath Hope replied to Stuart Adrian Gillespie's discussion I'm so worried about my Health condition and putting on weight.
"So sorry that this post got missed Stuart and was flagged up thanks to Holly's reply.  Do let us know which machine you have so we can help."
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Kath Hope replied to Holly's discussion Hot weather
Saturday
Holly posted a discussion

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
Saturday
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…"
Saturday
Kath Hope replied to Mark's discussion Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
"Hi Mark Just to let you know we've replied to your email, so can you check you've received the message in case it's gone to your junk or spam by mistake. Thanks."
Aug 5
Kath Hope replied to Amanda S's discussion Which is the best sleep apnoea test?
"Welcome Amanda and sorry to hear of your husband's struggles.  It sounds like he either went to a clinic that don't treat people with an AHI of less than 15 from the sleep study results, or he could have had a pulse oximetry sleep…"
Aug 4
Amanda S posted a discussion

Which is the best sleep apnoea test?

This is my first post and I am very grateful to have found this forum.My husband was tested for sleep apnoea  using a home test on the NHS in Dec 17. At the interview afterwards they told him he had sleep  apnoea  but not bad enough to be given a…See More
Aug 4
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Aug 3
Kath Hope replied to David's discussion Breas Z1 cpap machine error 33,
"Good luck and definitely stress you only used it for travel so had very little use."
Aug 3
David replied to David's discussion Breas Z1 cpap machine error 33,
Aug 3
David replied to David's discussion Breas Z1 cpap machine error 33,
"No Kath it’s not and disappointing. I’m holding fire to buy a travel one till next year when (if) we go abroad, Until then I’ll use my dream station as I won’t have carry it."
Aug 3
Kath Hope replied to David's discussion Breas Z1 cpap machine error 33,
"Heck, that's not lasted long David, and I assume you've not used it much either (more for travel).  Might be worth saving up for the DreamStation Go which has most features the same as your DreamStation.  We sell it at the…"
Aug 2
David posted a discussion

Breas Z1 cpap machine error 33,

My Breas Z1 machine has suddenly started showing error 33. Having contacted my supplier in the Uk it turns out that Breas will not repair it . I’ve only had about 4 years max. I feel that this is terrible service from the manufacturer to not support…See More
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Mark replied to Mark's discussion Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
"Thank you kath. I'm sending you through an email with the data from my cpap machine.The email address beings with my username."
Jul 29
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