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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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Kevin Offland posted a discussion

For sale Philips dreamstation

Philips dreamstation only a few hours used comes with a Resmed mask all tubes power supply, instructions and bag it's in…See More
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Selling Resmed S9 & Remstar Pro M Series

I am selling my old machines.1x Resmed S9 with power supply1x Remstar Pro M Series with power supply only1x Remstar Pro M Series with case and some accessoriesI am having problems adding images here so I have put images of them here:…See More
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Lee replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Well I turned EPR on and tried the mask again last night, but again I stopped breathing which woke me up gasping for air. It seems to happen just after or not long after I drop off, after the third time I changed mask back to original one and went…"
Mar 18
Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Sorry for the delay as I managed to get myself locked out of the forum lol.  Please don't be messing with the pressures and contact your hospital if your wife has noticed you looking gray.  Perhaps go back to a different mask until…"
Mar 15
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"There is no link between the 95% pressure and the AHI. A few nights back my 95% pressure was 19.46 with AHI 0 Last night my 95% pressure was 17 with AHI 0 When the AHI does increase its normally hypopnoea,s So why does the APAP want to increase the…"
Mar 15
Lee replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Hi thanks for the reply’s I will look at this as the wife said I was gray yesterday and after looking at the instructions again it says about the symptoms I had to not use and talk to my clinic so a bit worried. I used my other full face mask…"
Mar 15
Sleep2snore replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"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…"
Mar 14
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"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…"
Mar 14
Edam replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I am now finding that the pressure the APAP runs at during the night is dependent  on what I have eaten that evening. I have found that if I have bolied rice rather than chips with the evening meal then my 95% pressure can reduce by as much as…"
Mar 14
Kath Hope replied to Lee's discussion DreamWear full face
"Hi Lee.  Sorry to hear you're still having problems with masks.  It's not normal to feel there's not enough air with the DreamWear as that mask usually give people the opposite sensation of feeling more pressure than…"
Mar 13
Lee posted a discussion

DreamWear full face

Hi all I’m having trouble with my DreamWear full face mask,I’ve spent a long time getting the fit right but I have two problems 1. The bit between my nostrils somehow hurts it’s bearable but I would sooner not have the pain and 2. I have to breathe…See More
Mar 13
Sleep2snore replied to SleepyHead's discussion NHS or Private to get diagnosis to determine treatment
"How are you getting on, any progress?"
Mar 5
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion APAP or BIPAP
"I was not off for a few days. The results were the same as when I started! Which I have to say was bad!"
Mar 5
Felicity Goodliffe is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
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