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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 Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"This is a common problem Sally, and especially when new to CPAP, irrespective of whatever machines people use.  It's definitely not just an Airsense 10 problem. If you've not clicked on the link I posted above in my reply to Chris…"
yesterday
Sally Gray replied to Chris Vesey's discussion Cure for wind
"Hi, it’s interesting to read Chris’s comment that the AirSense 10 has given him flatulence whereas his previous CPAP wasn’t a problem.  I’m new to using a CPAP and have been provided with an AirSense 10 which I’m…"
yesterday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I'm not aware of finance, and we at the Hope2Sleep Charity certainly couldn't offer this unfortunately.  However, if you have a Paypal account then you can apply for Paypal Credit which is offered for products over £150 I…"
Sunday
Kyla Davies replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Hi Kath In relation to the Soclean do you know if any finance is available to purchase one of these machines? I do not mind spending that amount on one but would be very helpful especially this time of year to purchase one on a finance…"
Sunday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Great to hear this Andy Just as importantly they will help prevent gum disease from dry mouth (plus less dental bills)."
Friday
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Tried one Xylimelts last night. Best sleep in ages. No waking up with a terrible dry mouth. Very pleased thank you"
Friday
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Thanks for supporting our charity with your order Andy, and they'll be sent out tomorrow.  I love the Beaumont Citrus Wipes and have tried all the others, and these are definitely the best.  I use them everyday. Hope you find the…"
Sep 11
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Have just placed an order for some mask wipes and the mouth discs. Thanks for the recommendation of the discs, fingers crossed."
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"The SoClean will never be supplied by the NHS as they can't afford to give out products like this.  We have the SoClean at the charity at the price we've been told it has to be sold for…"
Sep 11
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Thank you for quick reply. The advert was on TV again this afternoon with a web address that links to an Amazon site. After a bit of research I have found a UK seller for £245 with 30 day return. Still not convinced so called my Respiratory…"
Sep 11
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"I am sure they are not, but a lt of people tend to tighten their masks up to tightly. A lot more than they need to to stop leaks, I was no exception at the start, if it leaked, tighten it more, but this was not the answer.  New mask the correct…"
Sep 11
Kath Hope replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"I still haven't seen the advert Andy, but lots of people are contacting us about purchasing.  First and foremost, whether with the SoClean or not, it is important to keep our equipment cleaned.  You're doing the right thing…"
Sep 10
Andy Dykes updated their profile
Sep 10
Andy Dykes replied to Bob Blair's discussion So Clean sanitiser
"Oh dear. Looks like I'm in trouble! I have used a CPAP machine for more than 10 years (not the same one) and currently have a Remstar System One SE. Have just seen an advert on TV for the SoClean which got me wondering how often are you…"
Sep 10
Andy Dykes is now a member of Hope2SleepGuide
Sep 10
Edam replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"The only trouble is that both the Amara View and the Dreamwear are too painful to wear. The part of the cushion separating the mouth area from the nose cuts in!! to the base of my nose and partly into my nostrils."
Sep 9
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Double inhaling
"Good detective work."
Sep 8
Sleep2snore replied to ged's discussion no EPR setting REsmed S8 spirit 2 autoset
Sep 8
Sleep2snore replied to ged's discussion no EPR setting REsmed S8 spirit 2 autoset
"I can't see why they would have it on CPAP and not on AUTO, I suspect it has been locked out by sleep clinic, resetting will not help. It might be right that earlier models might not have EPR as I do remember seeing something about that, but…"
Sep 8
Sleep2snore replied to Helen McIntyre's discussion Pressure under eyes
"ResMed also do Hybrid masks, but they are more like Nasal Pillows stuck on top of a mouth mask. These all look as if they are made by the same manufacturer to me, but they are an alternitive, however the Dreamwear looks better.  Make sure you…"
Sep 6

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