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Auto-Adjusting CPAP
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Resmed S8 AUTOSET II & H4I
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ComfortGel Nasal Mask with Headgear

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Magnetic Reading Glasses

Hi,

My name is Steve. Just been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea. I  have been having probbies  reading with the mask on. I have found some magnetic reading glasses that split on the bridge of the glasses then click together under the mask. You do not have to take the mask off when you are ready to sleep just pull each lens and that's it no hassle. Just send them details of your reading lens required.



 Hope this helps with your reading…

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Posted on March 19, 2011 at 19:30 — 2 Comments

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At 19:33 on March 21, 2011, Kath Hope said…
Yes, it's nice when you discover you're not alone with the OSA. diagnosis, as it's a real shock at first!  However, bearing in mind how common it really is, in just a few years you are bound to have friends and family join you as hose blowers lol.  Although it's not nice having to wear the mask every night, we're the lucky ones really :)
At 20:45 on March 19, 2011, Kath Hope said…
Thanks Steve.  I'll be putting in my order.  You should be on comission to that seller ;)
At 18:14 on March 18, 2011, Kath Hope said…
Hi Steve

Welcome to the Forum, which as you'll see is only a few days old, but has got off to a good start with some lovely people. More will be joining us very soon as I get the time to contact all my customers (so apologies if you get some useless information via email lol).
Please feel free to post any questions - we already have some good experts on here, and it would be great if you could share your own advice to others.
Love the profile picture :)
Kath

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