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Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.
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Hi All,First post so it's great to be here.I've been using CPAP for 10 years.  Recently lost 3 stone and have been experiencing a new challenge.  I've started swallowing air as I fall asleep which…Continue

Tags: increase, pressure, Auto, Sleepcube, APAP

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tef Aug 24, 2018.

 

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"Hi Edam, How did you get on ? I'm interested becuae I'm also hoping to be referred to another Sleep Clinic / Hospital as I'm not happy with my exisiting hospital's support. Tef"
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Tef replied to Tef's discussion Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.
"HI Kath, Thanks for your reply and advice. I've replied to your post via private message . :-)"
Aug 24, 2018
Kath Hope replied to Tef's discussion Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.
"You need to be careful messing around with the pressures too much Tim, because as you've proved, when you turned them down you felt worse, which is probably because you weren't be treated well for your sleep apnoea. It's common for…"
Aug 24, 2018
Tef replied to Tef's discussion Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.
"Hi, and thanks for the reply.  It has exhale relief in the form of SmartFlex and when I used it I got a semi decent night's sleep.  So thanks for the tip as it will hopefully seems to help. I'm gonna try it on CPAP again…"
Aug 23, 2018
Sleep2snore replied to Tef's discussion Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.
"I don't know this machine that well, does it have EPR?  If it does turn it on, this will help with air pumping you up. CPAPs can make mistakes with people when not yet asleep, people hold their breath sometimes when they turn and toss…"
Aug 23, 2018
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Just switched to APAP machine - pressure increasing.

Hi All,First post so it's great to be here.I've been using CPAP for 10 years.  Recently lost 3 stone and have been experiencing a new challenge.  I've started swallowing air as I fall asleep which then wakes me up, classic signs of pressure too high.  So, i reduce the pressure but then the therapy seems less effective (tired/anxious/stressed next day).Anyway I had my maintainence check a couple of days ago and I've been issued with a Devilbiss Sleepcube Auto.  The range was left at 4 - 18 cm02…See More
Aug 23, 2018
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