"I've got lucky! I can collect a new machine next week. It's been really helpful to 'speak' to people here and to Kath. It alerted me to the fact that I'd slipped through the net. The clinic were very apologetic and now all…"
"Thanks. Good news for me today, my clinic did finally reply to me and they’re giving me a new machine. The person I spoke to was super helpful.
The NHS clinics are great when you’re able to speak to them, but they seem to be…"
"I'm sorry to hear that. I emailed Kath about this and she was very helpful. She advised me to get in touch with my sleep clinic and I have had a reply from them. I so hope that you get a response soon."
I was diagnosed about the same time as you, and also found CPAP therapy live-changing. My original machine was an NHS issue Respironics, with no reporting or logging of data. After a throat infection which wouldn't go away, I…"
"I can’t offer any advice but I sympathise with the feeling of being abandoned.
I got given my current Resmed machine about 8 or 9 years ago by my clinic, and I think it’s overdue replacement, but I can’t get a reply from my clinic,…"
thanks for approving my application to the forum.
I was first diagnosed in 2007 although for many years I had been suffering from extreme tiredness, and my snoring and stunted breathing at night was often joked about amongst friends and…"
I was diagnosed with OSA back in 2017 following having used the Hope 2 Sleep diagnostic home thing. (Thank you!). Since being diagnosed with OSA I've also been diagnosed with hypertension and am being treated for this with medication.I was given a…See More
"Hi Kath, thanks for your great answer. I think even if the CPAP was perfect it's the other rigmarole interferes with sleep, for me anyway - oh the pipe's gurgling, oh didn't shave and have to tighten everything, oh the temperature…"
"The o2 ring is good if you can retrieve it 😂
Yes I've seen Nick's videos and he has a lot of great content, but it doesn't mean everything is 100% correct (same for us all as we just try our best with the knowledge we have).…"
"Hi Kath, I did get myself an O2 Ring, but it hid behind some furniture somewhere and won't come out. When I find it I can check what's going on. I read that, like you say, smart watches aren't that good so I went for dedicated kit…"
"The hospitals see far more than we see on the app in their clinical software, and do bear in mind that it's the opinion of a Youtuber you must have seen, as sleep professionals worldwide have used their software for many years, and…"
"A bit of medical micropore tape over the lips can work pretty well. You just need an inch and a half like a Hitler moustache, no need to tape along the entire lips. Can get tape from Home Bargains or Poundstretcher type shops for about a quid."