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billysleep replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Medistron batteries
"Hi Sleep2snore, Chris, Kath, Great to hear you are pushing the boundaries of off-the-grid CPAP use.  I have used my Resmed Airsense 10 with 12V DC power. I purchased the Resmed Airsense 10 DC converter. It is quite pricey at £70 and is…"
May 27, 2018
billysleep replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion New to cpap
"My first 2 weeks starting CPAP were the hardest, but my sleeping started to improve as I adjusted. Hang it there...you should find it gets better. For me wearing the mask is now rouyine. Good luck, billysleep"
May 1, 2018
billysleep replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Airsense 10 pressures
"Hello Chris, I have been using an Airsense 10 for the last 6 months. In the early days I had a similar problem, the higher pressure would both initiate a leak and also wake me up. In the early days I was adjusting the mask tension a lot more and…"
Feb 7, 2018
billysleep replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Portable power
"Hi Chris, I am also looking for some portable power for camping and sailing trips. The vendor provided batteries do seem expensive. I am thinking to try the Li-Ion portable batteries on the British Snoring site which are £269 and are supposed…"
Jan 26, 2018

Profile Information

My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
Treatment Being Used, If Any
CPAP, Auto-Adjusting CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
Resmed 10 Auto Elite
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Resmed AirFit F10 Full Face Mask

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Sue Butcher replied to Sue Butcher's discussion RESMED S9 ESCAPE CPAP AND HUMIDIFIER in the group Buy-Sell-Swap
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Sunday
Dennis Pramas replied to Darryl Milligan's discussion Humidity and AHI
"Hi Darryl, I have a similar experience concerning increased humidity and AHI. For about one year I have been using the ResMed s9 Autoset with F20 mask, a pressure setting of 10 cm H2O without a humidifier and have been averaging AHI below 5. The…"
Saturday
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Terry James posted a discussion

First week with CPAP and it's not going well

Hi all,First of all, I would like to say what a great forum! I feel I might just be using this more often.A little background if I may?I was diagnosed late last year with OSA, with an AHI of 29 - so on the edge of severe OSA. If I'm honest, I wasn't…See More
Jan 15
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Dec 29, 2018
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Dec 23, 2018
Mags updated their profile
Dec 21, 2018
Mags left a comment for Mags
"Hello Everyone   I'm so glad I've found this wonderful informative site.  Just been diagnosed recently with sleep apnea and finding it all very difficult.  Just cannot get used to wearing the mask and take it off most…"
Dec 18, 2018
Kath Hope replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion Blocked nose
"Definitely nothing inside the humidifier chamber except plain water.  Olbas Oil on a tissue or Vicks as Eric states, and there's a more detailed article on the website here https://www.hope2sleep.co.uk/blog/cpap-masks-with-a-cold.html"
Dec 18, 2018
Eric Swindon replied to Ruth Furniss's discussion Blocked nose
"I have never done that because the general consensus is that any addition to the humidifier chamber might corode the metal plate. However, I do get the odd cold and frequently suffer from blocked nose at least on one side and my answer which works…"
Dec 17, 2018
Ruth Furniss posted a discussion

Blocked nose

If you have a cold and blocked nose can you put a couple of drops of olbas oil in your humidifier water?See More
Dec 17, 2018
Mags is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Dec 17, 2018
Rod J Brunton posted a discussion

NEEDED: CPAP nasal pillow style mask & headgear - FX, DREAMWEAR or any similar style

Does anyone have a nasal pillow style mask & headgear they don't like or don't use? Mine vanished somewhere between Vancouver & Glasgow & I didn't notice till I got to Kirky.  I have a spare one at home, but that's not helping me while I…See More
Dec 12, 2018
Rod J Brunton is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Dec 12, 2018
Andy Falconer updated their profile
Dec 11, 2018
Andy Falconer replied to Andy Falconer's discussion First night with CPAP
"Hi Kath, I'm hoping the next few nights will see me get my AHI down further, but i'm also keen not to put too much pressure on the situation. I have to say i'm very impressed with the Hope2Sleep service so far, with regular updates…"
Dec 11, 2018

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