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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.

 

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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…"
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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
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
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
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Best CPAP MACHINE FOR CAMPING?

HiI'm new to the forum.  I would like a compact machine for use in a camper van.  Does anyone have experience of this using electric hook up?  I would welcome your comments.  See More
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