Do not buy a power inverter. Most of them shut off at 10v leaving you in the middle of the night without power. Get in touch with tech support at the manufacturer of your machine and get their advice. i have a ResMed S9 and they make a…"
I'm Jan and although I do not now suffer from OSA, I did and I know how scary it can be. Like you my Sleep Clinic was Queen Vic, East Grinstead, but when I was first diagnosed, they used a lovely house for their 'sleepovers'.…"
"Thanks Debi. The 407 is lovely except I am having a problem with my left eye now! It fits everwhere else lols. My eye is really painful and I think tonight I will cover it with a little patch. Darth vada/pirate.....at least my young Grandson will…"
Oh bliss, I woke up this morning and my face was so grateful lols. I slept right through, and it felt as good as when I put it on. I can remember coming round a few times due to the pain in my leg, but just went straight off again after I…"
Thanks for your welcome. I went for my assessment today and have come away with a larger mask, same design flexifit but the 407 instead of the 406. It doesn't feel as restrictive as the 406. So we will see how it goes. My air pressure…"
I was diagnosed with SOA back in March after being refused a general anaesthetic to have some root canal removal (no tooth) and a broken peg removed from upper jaw. I was lucky in that East Grinstead Queen Victoria Hospital who are hopefully…"
I'm Jan and although I do not now suffer from OSA, I did and I know how scary it can be. Like you my Sleep Clinic was Queen Vic, East Grinstead, but when I was first diagnosed, they used a lovely house for their 'sleepovers'. I live in East Peckham. Feel free to contact me if you would like to.
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 machine. Kevin.See More
"Hi Kath, thanks for your reply.
Just had an eye Clinic appointment and consultant fairly certain that this is attributable to mask leakage. I suffer with dry eyes and have prescribed gels and drops anyway, need to put more gel in. I will try some…"
"Sorry to hear that Susan. If he's still so tired it would be worth asking for help with the clinic in case his pressures need adjusting (assuming he uses his CPAP for all sleeps of course, as that would cause tiredness). If his…"
"Thanks Kath, he has been on cpap for a few years now and has regular check ups but is still extremely tired when he relaxes, he is also self employed which is another stumbling point. They are a pain these jury service, will need to look into it.…"
"Hi Susan and welcome :)
Regarding your question about jury service, I don't know much about the exemptions as I've never been called up and hope I aren't! However, if your husband is on good CPAP therapy and approved by the DVLA to…"
"Sorry you've had no response to this post Mauro as I was hoping someone may have an answer, as corneal ulcer's isn't something I've heard of caused by CPAP. However, we do often warn of why it's important to ensure the…"
"Hi Julia. I struggle with neck pain too and I use the alternative softcap headgear.Due to the fact the straps stick anywhere on the cap it means I can angle the lower straps upwards instead of across the back of my neck, as I have to have my…"