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ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
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Hi iv'e had a ResMed S8 for year's Wednesday night it burst into flames next day i'm on the phone the Lady said can i be there for 11am i was there anyway i came home with Above Machine, For Year's…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jan 24.

Nose Cones
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Hi has any other member used nose cones, iv'e just discovered them what a wonderful device to help with my Cpap , i always tape my mouth shut before i put my nasal mask on before it was a struggle to…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jun 28, 2016.

Melatonin
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Hi i hope i'm asking the right question , Please i want to know what to do , My General Practitioner who deals with my General Heath is trying to stop another Dr i go to For Mental Heath from putting…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 99 May 18, 2014.

Zopiclone
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Hi i hope i am right in asking this question here , I'm on CPAP now for nearly 4 yrs , but iv'e been taking 7.5mg of Zopiclone , my Dr want's me to come off it for good which i'm glad about , He is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ianmcnamara Feb 28, 2014.

 

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Kath Hope replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"It's still January Ian so all the best to you too with your super new machine and suitable mask! Sweet dreams......"
Jan 24
ianmcnamara replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"Thank's Kath it's a bit late but all the Best for 2018 "
Jan 23
Kath Hope replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"Oops.....sorry Ian I missed your post and thank you for your mention Apart from hearing that your machine burst into flames, great news about your new machine and mask.  Lovely start to the new year!!"
Jan 22
ianmcnamara replied to David Vinnicombe's discussion Mask Leaks
"Hi David, i'm also on the Airsense' 10Elite bout 3 week's and i do feel better being on it, I'm on the Full face Mask Airfit F20,  My data for mask off is nil but i must say it is a comfortable for what iv'e been…"
Jan 15
ianmcnamara replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"Hi thank's for reply sorry i'm late, Yeah i feel a lot better thank's by just changing from Nasal to Full face What a pleasure it is getting your head down once again Iv'e even Started to Dream Again Lol ,    …"
Jan 15
Sleep2snore replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"How is the new machine going, sounds as if you are a bit happier with it and the new mask?"
Jan 13
Sleep2snore replied to ianmcnamara's discussion ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask
"If you are now on an Airsense10 Autoset you are onto a good machine, if it is the CPAP it is quite basic but from there up they are very good.  Very quiet machines in any case."
Jan 1
ianmcnamara posted a discussion

ResMed AirSense 10 & F20 Face mask

Hi iv'e had a ResMed S8 for year's Wednesday night it burst into flames next day i'm on the phone the Lady said can i be there for 11am i was there anyway i came home with Above Machine, For Year's iv'e put up with Nasal Cones up my Nose Tape my mouth up to get a good seal ect Panic Attack's it goes on First Fase mask iv'e ever used F20 WoW what a blessing Best nights sleep in a long time felt good Got it Linked to Laptop my first score was 43 first night 99 second night tonight i don't know…See More
Jan 1
Kath Hope replied to ianmcnamara's discussion Nose Cones
"Yes, I know you're careful Ian, but thought I'd just better put a warning too for people like me, who would run into trouble if they taped their mouth shut, even though I'm sure my hubby would be delighted if I could.....I can even…"
Jun 28, 2016
ianmcnamara replied to ianmcnamara's discussion Nose Cones
"Thank you Kath as you know i always tape my mouth but i'm careful i leave a tab to take off easy , but these cones do the job save the strips , i must admit i do like them plus i sleep right through , thanks for the reply Kath hope you are in…"
Jun 28, 2016
Kath Hope replied to ianmcnamara's discussion Nose Cones
"I tried the cones, but they kept coming out (tried difference sizes as well).  It might be due to me having very high pressures though.  I tend to stick with Breathe Right strips, but definitely worth people trying different products to…"
Jun 28, 2016
ianmcnamara posted a discussion

Nose Cones

Hi has any other member used nose cones, iv'e just discovered them what a wonderful device to help with my Cpap , i always tape my mouth shut before i put my nasal mask on before it was a struggle to breath through my nose and i used to panic , but now with the cones i have a v good nights sleep , if anyone like me struggled to breath with nasal mask please try them out , sorry but i just had to share about what help they maybe to others , Can't get them from Chemist's they are on the web just…See More
Jun 26, 2016
ianmcnamara posted a status
"Hi iv'e got a stinker of a cold and can't use my CPAP as i have a nasal mask , it's been a couple of nights off it , is it ok Thank you"
Dec 29, 2014
99 replied to ianmcnamara's discussion Melatonin
""The key factor in heliotherapy is the invisible ultraviolet band, and the key receptor is the retina. A layer of cells called the epithelial cells become highly neuro-active when exposed to ultraviolet radiation, without in any way affecting…"
May 18, 2014
ianmcnamara replied to ianmcnamara's discussion Melatonin
"Thank you 99 for your advice , i'll stay in touch "
May 18, 2014
99 replied to ianmcnamara's discussion Melatonin
"St Johns wort is not melatonin it exaggerate its ingredients the best meds for depression is sunlight at least 1 hour summer and two hodaysurs winter,letting the light strike the eyes without glass or glasses on or between your eyes and the sun even…"
May 16, 2014

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Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"PS  Sterimar is a popular spray people try first as it contains only natural ingredients."
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Kath Hope replied to Alan Burt's discussion Painful, dry nose
"Welcome to the forum David It's very common for nasal dryness and good you didn't suffer from it previously.  The humidifier should sort this for you, but in the meantime you can try a Saline spray as it's better to use those…"
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Alan Burt posted a discussion

Painful, dry nose

Greetings everyone. I'm new to the forum and came across it whilst doing an internet search on CPAP.It looks like a very supportive and resourceful place to be. I use a Resmed S9 (upgraded from an S8 two weeks ago) with a nasal mask. My pressure has…See More
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Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"You're welcome."
Aug 8
Ann Murch replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"That was great.  I am confident I can now sort out the problem and start getting a good nights sleep.  Thank you"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Here is a YouTube Clinical video for the Devilbiss SLEEPCUBE clinical settings. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64 It might be easier to watch, shows how to set up pressures etc. https://youtu.be/V8pns9BYn64"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Ann Murch's discussion New by wondering what to do next
"Make sure you have SmartFlex turned on, this will drop the pressure when you breath out. You didn't say what model you have, but as pressure was rising it must at least be Automatic. If you look in the manual it will tell you how to get into…"
Aug 8
Sleep2snore replied to Cathy's discussion New full face mask
"If it works for you use it. They are a bit quieter I am told so on its own will help, but comfort is the name of the game and if it fits the bill........ Glad you found a mask that works for you."
Aug 8
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Ann Murch posted a discussion

New by wondering what to do next

Hi,my name is Ann and I stumbled across this site when looking to see where I could sell my CPAP machine but after reading some discussions, I now think that I may be better keeping it. I bought the  Sleep Cube as it was fully automatic and as I…See More
Jul 16
Ann Murch is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Jul 14
Cathy posted a discussion

New full face mask

Hi, I’ve been using the ResMed mirage Quattro since I was as diagnosed5 years ago. I’ve always hated it and found it so uncomfortable. Last week I bought myself a ResMed  airfit F20 with quiet air and it’s the best thing ever. Nothing covering my…See More
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John Wilkinson replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Hi Sharon, I have been using a Cpap machine for 7 months. I too struggled with a full face mask (Simplus as issued by sleep clinic) but I changed from a large to medium size mask and it is a lot more comfortable and, because it fits better, I…"
Jul 9
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Using the Quatro Air is certainly working. My 95% pressures are still below 15 and also Im getting a much better sleep. I think the reason its working is that the inlet is lower on the Quatro Air and is also directed downwards. This direction of…"
Jul 9
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Unused Masks for sale

 I am offering these never used masks (all in original packaging with User Manuals) for half the current retail price (check them at www.eu-pap.co.uk) , that is £50 or £60 including shipping within the U.K. …See More
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Trina replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Welcome to our Forum - Feel Free to Introduce Yourself Here.
"Thanks for accepting me! I am new to the sleep apnea world, but suspect I have had it for many, many years. It was just diagnosed as many of things. "
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