"I would say if you have the Ramp Start enabled to make it start at a higher pressure. Check also if you are using a big enough cushion as this is a common mistake. Same with Nasal Pillows, people tend too use a size to small. Check you…"
"That is not impossible, even dust and mites can cause problems, even the mites that are so tiny you can't see them and they live on your body. However, only you yourself can work out if certain food make things worse. It could be…"
"Private and will not be cheap! London Sleep Clinic (PRIVATE)
London Bridge Hospital know nothing about this one.
Sleep & Snoring Institute Know nothing about this one either,
If you are near London try getting to one of the…"
"As you say that would be difficult. I would keep it in APAP mode. All you can do is to keep the high pressure open and start with the low at 10 and go up a step at a time and see where you do best, though if your needs change so much you…"
"Hi Andy, don't get to hung up on numbers, it is more how you feel that coults, though DVLA don't think so.
Small tweaks in your pressure and getting used to the machine and mask will bring it down.
It is not normal to have a machine…"
"Maybe it is just you three that is affected in this way, I have found since reading your post and playing around that I have the opposite effect. If I turn down the humidity I not only waken up but my AHI shoots up a lot.
Mind you I have never…"
"Look for your 90% and set the low pressure just below that or on that figure and it should behave a lot better.
It is 90% that most clinics set a CPAP at, this covers most events without undue pressure and a bit of discomfort.
My ResMed machine was…"
"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…"
"You can buy smaller machines for travel, but they are not so adaptable.
There are also MAD devices to hold your jaw forward (these tend to only work with MILD cases) and there are also tongue holding devices that hold the tongue forward, these have…"
HiI have been using my cpap for about 20 months now. On the whole have got on with it reasonably well.About 6 months ago started to develop a clicking in my jaw (only on the right side) and sometimes could not open my mouth properly, It is quite…See More
"That is great news. I tried again to message you but it said "You can't send a message until Beany Lad accepts your friend request." I can send you an unused nasal mask but it is unwise to quote addresses or private email addresses on…"
many thanks for your advice. Believe it or no after posting my story last night I think definitely managed to have the best night so far using the mask. After dropping off I did not find myself with a dry throat for the first time. I was…"
"Hi, I hope you read this tonight as I think I can help you. I tried to message you but we have to be friends first so my request will end up in your inbox. My first trials were at The Leicester General way back in the 1980's when sleep apnea…"
Hi allI am so pleased I have come across this forum. To get the best advise I find it best to ask people who have the experience.My storyFor my work as a field based technical engineer I am required to drive long distances daily. Going back a few…See More
Philips Dreamstation only a few hours use comes with a Resmed mask all tubes power supply, instructions and bag it's in amazing condition no smoking home this is one of the best machines on the market open to sensible offers drop me a message or…See More