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Dishwasher Cleaning CPAP Mask
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I have just started using an Amara Gel mask. The handbook states that the mask can be washed in a dishwasher once a week using mild dishwasher detergent.Does anyone do this? What detergent do you…Continue

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

Portable Machines
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Does anyone have experience of using a portable machine? I have been invited to join a walking holiday in the far east and at some overnight stops there may be no 220V supply for a mains operated…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Pigott Nov 6, 2017.

 

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Kath Hope replied to Kevin Pigott's discussion Dishwasher Cleaning CPAP Mask
"Whilst some of the masks are suitable for the top shelf of the dishwasher, it's up to people if they really want to risk it.  One of the members of our Facebook Group posted about this the other day and he doesn't recommend it. …"
Jan 23
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Dishwasher Cleaning CPAP Mask

I have just started using an Amara Gel mask. The handbook states that the mask can be washed in a dishwasher once a week using mild dishwasher detergent.Does anyone do this? What detergent do you use?Kevin.See More
Jan 14

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Treatment Being Used, if any?
Auto-Adjusting CPAP, Surgery
If Machine Being Used, What Make or Model?
ResMed Escape
If Mask Being Used, What Type or Name?
ResMed Air Full Face

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Richard Smith replied to Richard Smith's discussion Philips Trueblue
"Hi Kath, thanks for the info.  I thought I’d seen it on the Philips website but maybe it was elsewhere."
6 hours ago
Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Bob I just replied to your other post and have the answer here (that it's APAP you're on).  Nobody will have a go at you on here, about driving, as you've clearly said that you don't drive when tired which is…"
7 hours ago
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Bob (delayed reply as the forum wouldn't post last time I tried).  Your average pressure is certainly very low.  I'm assuming it's auto pressures (APAP)?  Your AHI is good too.  It would be better to upload a…"
7 hours ago
Kath Hope replied to Richard Smith's discussion Philips Trueblue
"Sorry Richard, but I clearly remember replying to you a whle ago but my comment's not here.  If it's not too late to say, I'd mentioned that it may not be worth trying the Philip's TrueBlue as the mask is now discontinued as…"
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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"The final answer is to change my mask back to a F & P  Flexifit 432 which has reduced my 95% pressure by up to 4cm.. Last night my 95% pressure was 16.1 with a AHI of 0.6"
Thursday
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Richard Smith posted a discussion

Philips Trueblue

Hi,Does anyone have experience of the Philips Trueblue mask?  Any opinions?Thanks in advance.RichardSee More
Feb 10
Bob Young replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi Kath, I think, looking at the graphs that I have a very low flow rate and then an OA event and then the machine sends out one or more pulses. This is almost invariably when I wake. So it could be the OA event waking me (or waking causing the OA),…"
Feb 10
Royston Tucker replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Kath, Thank you for your message, I attend the GP surgery and provided my evidence and completed the simple online test which all concluded I needed a referral which is great but I was told there is a long waiting list so I am not sure where…"
Feb 9
Kath Hope replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Sorry Bob, but I missed your post.  If you're having broken sleep this will cause daytime tiredness.  Roughly every 90 mins we go into REM sleep and I'm wondering if you're being woken up by the pressure rising when apnoeas…"
Feb 9
Kath Hope replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"How did you get on at the GP Royston?  Hopefully, you got a sleep clinic referral as you do need a diagnosis for a CPAP machine which is a prescription item."
Feb 9
Royston Tucker replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thank You Iain,I am seeing GP tomorrow with my evidence collected so far,  hopefully they will be compliant and assist me going forward, I was looking to just purchase a machine and I agree I did see the humidifier machines which do look a lot…"
Feb 3
Iain Noble replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"hi your gp will refer you to r local sleep clinic. they will test your pulse a o2 levels during the night. if the results indicate sleep apnea they will provide a pump and a mask. i wouldvise asking for a humidifier unit as…"
Feb 3
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Feb 3
Royston Tucker replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi,Just popping in to say Hello.I haven't been diagnosed with sleep apnea not do I have a CPAP machine but after 40 years of intensive snoring and the worry of causing distress to anyone with close radius I am attending the doctors to try and…"
Feb 3
Royston Tucker left a comment for Royston Tucker
"After many years of snoring and upsetting people I am finally attempting to try and get to the bottom of it! I have for the past 40 years endured the snoring and whilst I guess I seem unaffected by it physically I suffer mentally because of the…"
Feb 3
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Jan 30
Bob Young replied to Mags's discussion Daytime Tiredness on CPAP
"Hi, i too suffer from daytime tiredness, so much so that if I sit at any time of day for more than aboiut 20 minutes I am overcome by waves of sleepiness. I suddenly fall into a deep sleep so quickly that I drop mugs of tea or anything…"
Jan 29

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