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Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
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Sorry for the essay!My sleep clinic are useless and I really don't feel they have the knowledge to treat my condition.I've been on cpap/apap for around 4 or 5 years. Despite this I still feel…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sleep2snore Aug 13.

 

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Sleep2snore replied to Mark's discussion Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
"Be careful with ENT as some jump into offering operations that are very painful and if they work at all only work for a short time.  Take a lot of time to think about it if offered one.  It is a good idea to get checked out for polyps and…"
Aug 13
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
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
Kath Hope replied to Mark's discussion Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
"You're welcome Mark and an ENT consultation could certainly prove useful and they'll be able to spot the reason for your obstructive sleep apnoea. Acid reflux is often caused by the sleep apnoea.  I'm no medic, so will explain…"
Jul 23
Mark replied to Mark's discussion Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
"Hello Kath, Thank you very much for responding it's greatly appreciated. I hadn't considered an ENT referral. In fact I didn't know that was possible. I'll call my doctors and ask about it. I'm using a full face mask. I have…"
Jul 23
Kath Hope replied to Mark's discussion Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.
"Sorry to hear how you're struggling Mark and if on your initial sleep study your AHI was only just into the border of sleep apnoea, it's likely that it did start off as UARS and has progressed into the sleep apnoea range.  Many people…"
Jul 22
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Help! I'm not sure where to turn anymore.

Sorry for the essay!My sleep clinic are useless and I really don't feel they have the knowledge to treat my condition.I've been on cpap/apap for around 4 or 5 years. Despite this I still feel fatigued and exhausted all the time. Some days my brain doesn't feel right somehow and I just scrape through the day barely functional.According to the data collected from my machine I should be doing great!AHI is always under 5 and I average around 8 hours of sleep every night.I've had all the blood tests…See More
Jul 22
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