"I use that stuff you get for kids in a capsule that you sprinkle onto their pillows.
Put on a tissue close to the air filter it works wonders.
I forget the name of it as I have run out. I can't look for the carton as it was recycled!
"Contact the hospital and ask how long they take to diagnose and treat a patient, some are very slow and others can be surprisingly quick, though I have a feeling you are in the slow zone. However, it costs nothing to ask the question, maybe…"
"You can always ask to be transferred to another hospital if there is one near you.
Or you can buy one of you can afford one and ask if they will service it and repair it if you buy one, some hospitals will and others will not. But in any case,…"
"You can also try turning up the humidifier a bit, but be careful not to turn it to far as you can get condensation in the hose and mask. This is referred to as Rain-out. You can get covers for the hose, but if you are still bother it…"
"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…"
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…"
"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…"
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
"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."