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WBAN is exciting technology and may possibly surplant polysomniograph What is itIt comprises of 4 different elements 1 a wearable garment with electrial in plants sensors 2 mobile to transmit…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 99 Jun 1, 2016.

Leaky gut

How can you diagnose leaky gutSimple Do you suffer from athlets footIf you do most likely you have leaky gutI want to know is there a coraIlation to sleep apneoaAnd would like to set up a…Continue

Started Sep 30, 2015

oxidative stress
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Antioxidant Supplements Aside from diet and exercise, natural remedies for sleep apnea should focus on increasing antioxidant capacity. Why? Sleep apnea is associated with oxidative stress, the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Feb 17, 2016.

vitamin d deficiency implicated with sleep apnoea
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Lack of d vitamin is implacated with sleep apnoea, diabetes and heart diseaseContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Jan 29, 2015.


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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
Treatment Being Used, If Any
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
ResMed escape S8 hospital loan
Own Philips Respironics System one auto A Flex own primary unit sept 2010
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
I have sleep apnea with bradycadia
ResMed escape S8 hospital loan
Philips Respironics System one auto A Flex own primary unit sept 2010
started on my cpap January 2009
set to 15
set to 15 August 2010
my sats are 95
ahi 20.3
new ahi 0.4 august 2010

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At 23:28 on May 5, 2012, Mary Zimlich said…

Thanks, 99.

Mary Z.

At 8:42 on May 5, 2012, Terry Vella said…
I wasn't going to mention her name or what she is for fear that she may google herself and find us, LOL.
At 22:08 on May 4, 2012, Terry Vella said…
Welcome to this site 99, hopefully someone we both know won't find it, the people on here whether be it from the UK, US or anywhere else, like me are less confronting. I like sleepguide and will stay there but sometimes it gets too 'loud'.
At 20:13 on May 4, 2012, Kath Hope said…

Yes, I just spotted you Thomas and left you a welcome :)

At 20:09 on May 4, 2012, Kath Hope said…

Welcome to SleepGuide's UK Sister site 99 and look forward to your posts.




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Edam replied to Edam's discussion Changing hospital
"I want to change because the other hospital, which is in a different trust, supplies a different make of mask. My present hospital only supplies one make of mask which is unsuitable for my nasal problems. Over the years I have spent hundreds of…"
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"Yes, masks for one person do not mean they are for everyone, getting a supplier to give ou a refund if it is not suitable is good, but trying it on and lying down with your machine on for an hour or so is the only real way of trying a mask. …"
Sleep2snore replied to Edam's discussion Changing hospital
"It will depend on the Sleep Clinic or hospital, however, if you AHI is 1 why do you want to change? You might be allowed just to keep what you have already and the equipment transferred to the new Sleep Clinic. As your AHI is so low I very much…"
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Changing hospital

I am considering asking my GP to refer me to another hospital for the supply and monitoring of CPAP .Would I just be supplied another CPAP and mask by the new hospital or would a new sleep test have to be done. As my original diagnosis was made…See More
Kath Hope replied to ROBERT O'BRIEN's discussion c pap mask
"I agree with giving it your best shot at getting the 'right' mask for you Bob, but even with all the best reviews in the world it's not possible to guarantee if it will be the 'right' mask for you.  It's why when…"
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c pap mask

hi everyone I am considering buying a more comfortable nasal mask, I am looking at the JOYCE SILK GEL NASAL MASK.  I have looked for reviews but cannot find any , has anyone on this forum used this mask and is it worth a hundred pounds.my current…See More
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Kath Hope replied to Savannah A.'s discussion Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS
"Unfortunately, there aren't as many as we'd like there to be.  The only way of truly diagnosing UARS is via Esophageal Manometry (Pes) which is rarer still here in the UK.  Take a look at our charity's webpage on this…"
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Sleep Centre in UK that measures UARS

Hi there,I have a connective tissue disorder that is associated with UARS (Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome).I was wondering whether there was a sleep centre in the UK that measures UARS in patients.I would be very grateful to hear from others.Many…See More
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Kath Hope replied to Dave Cheeseman's discussion New diagnosis!
"Hi Dave, and sorry to hear you've been diagnosed with severe sleep apnoea, but when you get on CPAP you should start to feel so much better. To purchase a CPAP machine you need a prescription from the consultant, and if you really want to…"
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New diagnosis!

Hi Everyone,I need a bit of advice from some more experienced people. I had a sleep study through the NHS last week & have been diagnosed with extreme Sleep Apnea (60-70 instances an hour). However I have now been told that I have to be referred…See More
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Kath Hope replied to Bernadette Plunkett's discussion Advice on ordering a CPAP machine from overseas
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