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Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?
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HiI was diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea Jan 2017 after hiring a device from Hope2sleep. Think I had this problem for around 10 years. I eventually got my cpap machine in August 2017. I have had a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Dec 2, 2018.

Apnea and muscle weakness?
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I hired a sleep apnea test from hope 2 sleep in January this year, and it showed I had severe sleep apnea. My GP finally believed me and refered me to a hospital sleep clinic, which I attented in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jun 24, 2017.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Judy Y's discussion Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?
"Hi Judy, Try drinking a glass if water before going to bed. Dehydration can play a part in the mornings."
Dec 2, 2018
Judy Y replied to Judy Y's discussion Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?
"Hi again Kath, Just found how I can see Clear airway/Obstructed airway. So sorry for the previous question. It appears I have approx 80% obstructed. Thanks for your time, best regards"
Nov 28, 2018
Judy Y replied to Judy Y's discussion Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?
"Thanks for your answer Kath. The app I have is Philips Dreamapper . It tells me minimum/maximam/ 90% pressure, My AHI and mask fit, Hours usage. I cant see anything about obstructive or centrals. Is my app out of date, or my machine?"
Nov 28, 2018
Kath Hope replied to Judy Y's discussion Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?
"I don't think those symptoms are specific to central sleep apnoea.  Your app should tell you if those apnoeas are obstructive or  centrals.  It sometimes says 'CA.'  Sometimes when people first wake it takes a…"
Nov 27, 2018
Judy Y posted a discussion

Could I have developed Central Sleep Apnoea ?

HiI was diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea Jan 2017 after hiring a device from Hope2sleep. Think I had this problem for around 10 years. I eventually got my cpap machine in August 2017. I have had a few ups and downs, and had my machine adjusted a couple of times. I get on ok with the full mask (except when it was very hot this summer, where a few nights I found that I had taken it off without knowing I did) Hospital said they were happy with me, and they have me down for a yearly…See More
Nov 26, 2018
Judy Y commented on Kath Hope's event 'Hope2Sleep Charity's Official Open Day - Sleep Apnoea Awareness + Support Event'
"Sounds like a great day. Would love to come and see everybody, and try different masks, but unfortunately too far for me to travel. Hope2 sleep has been a great help to me, so thanks everybody at Hope2sleep  Wish you a great success on the 23rd…"
Aug 21, 2017
Kath Hope replied to Judy Y's discussion Apnea and muscle weakness?
"Yes, mixed feelings are understandable at the thought of sleeping with a mask on, but once you feel the benefits of the therapy then you'll not want to sleep without it. Make a note or download this page from the website with tips for when you…"
Jun 24, 2017
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Jun 23, 2017
Judy Y replied to Judy Y's discussion Apnea and muscle weakness?
"Hi Kath, Thank you for replying so quickly, and appreciate the time taken to answer. I cant wait to try the cpap machine, although at the same time I am not looking forward to it either.. I did have a date in June to go to the sleep clinic to get…"
Jun 23, 2017
Kath Hope replied to Judy Y's discussion Apnea and muscle weekness?
"Hi Judy.  So glad our screening test convinced your GP to refer you to the sleep clinic, even though it's a shame some people have to go to these lengths.  Hopefully in time more GP's will become aware of how common this is and…"
Jun 23, 2017
Judy Y posted a discussion

Apnea and muscle weekness?

I hired a sleep apnea test from hope 2 sleep in January this year, and it showed I had severe sleep apnea. My GP finally believed me and refered me to a hospital sleep clinic, which I attented in April.I have an appointment in August to collect my first cpap machine.I wanted to ask can sleep apnea affect muscle strength?  Last November I got back pain, which I managed for a few days, but then had to stop work, but it still got worse and took painkillers for it . The pain subsided after a couple…See More
Jun 23, 2017
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Terry James replied to Terry James's discussion First week with CPAP and it's not going well
"Thanks all for your responses! I am pleased to tell you that a lot of the symptoms are diminishing slowly - I am getting more sleep and the aerophagia has eased off quite a bit too. I am getting about 6-7 hours now with the ResMeD. Dry mouth is…"
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John Wilkinson replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Frankie, I have been a hosehead now for about 14 months and I too had severe sleep apnea. I too struggled with my mask and head sores but my persistence has paid off. My apneas are now down to 9 from 44. My mind and memory is much sharper and I…"
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Frances Coiwn replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for the warm welcome. Started CPAP therapy early December having been diagnosed with severe Sleep Apnea. Over the past 10 weeks or so I have slowly adapted to using CPAP, really struggleing at times with mask fit, the having the flu which…"
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Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I checked with my hospital but they dont supply Bipap,s to outpatients so looks like Im stuck with the S9"
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SleepyHead posted a discussion

NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment

Hi,  With the help of a hope2sleep screening test indicating I may have moderate sleep apnea, I am hopefully going to get my GP to finally agree to refer me to a sleep specialist (I have been trying for 6 months).  I have some concerns over how long…See More
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SleepyHead replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"I've learnt a lot in a short space of time through Hope2Sleep. Look forward to joining discussions on the forum."
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Glen Vaal replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"I look forward to your text with payment account details. Either is Ok. I will reply with my address. Regards, Glen"
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Bill Thomson replied to Bill Thomson's discussion ResMed DC-DC converter for S9 in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
"Glen - apologies for not replying sooner, but my phone died. I now have a temporary fix (the replacement should arrive today anyway) so I will text you. I have also sent a message via the forum, but they are limited to 200 characters."
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