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APNOEA:  Without Breath (also spelt Apnea in some countries).  Therefore, Sleep Apnoea means pauses in breathing whilst…

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Posted by The SleepGuide Crew on April 7, 2011 at 14:46

Sleep Apnoea Myths Exposed !!!

SLEEP APNOEA MYTHS EXPOSED!!



I WAS TOLD I WON’T BE ABLE TO DRIVE IF I HAVE SLEEP APNOEA

Not True!  Once your treatment is proving to be successful your sleep clinician…

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Posted by The SleepGuide Crew on March 7, 2011 at 18:10 — 9 Comments

 

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Kath Hope replied to Amanda Farley's discussion Split mask and hospital not helping.
"So pleased to hear this Amanda and you're right to always have a spare.  I take 2 away with me just in case + 2 hoses lol.  I knew exactly how you felt which is why we would have helped."
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Amanda Farley replied to Amanda Farley's discussion Split mask and hospital not helping.
"Thank you Kath, they've phoned and have posted one out. Tbh I'd have been happier just collecting it!  Definitely going to buy myself a spare. "
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Kath Hope replied to Amanda Farley's discussion Split mask and hospital not helping.
"Hi Amanda Can you give us a call at the charity so we can try to help you.  Charity line is 0300 102 9711"
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Amanda Farley posted a discussion

Split mask and hospital not helping.

Any ideas about emergency repair to a split mask?It split on Friday night so I've been with9ut my CPAP since then .Called the hospital twice this morning and got either an answer machine or a non answered phone. Went up there on the off chance they…See More
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I have a Philips dream station Cpap machine with resmed F20 mask size M FOR SALE, more or less brand new under 10 hours use, spare filter and head strap, comes with carry case excellent condition, new resmed machine forces sale. £400See More
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Kath Hope replied to Maxine Chaplain's discussion Using humidifier
"You're welcome Maxine.  I have to say that although it's more expensive using distilled, I now never get any build-up of minerals/limescale in my humidifier and don't even need to clean it with vinegar.  I just spray the…"
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Maxine Chaplain replied to Maxine Chaplain's discussion Using humidifier
"Thanks so much for the advice. I now have my new one and will try the water/vinegar regime. Yes, we do live in a very hard water area which doesn't help so I'll give the distilled water a go too. Many thanks "
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Kath Hope replied to Maxine Chaplain's discussion Using humidifier
"Hi Maxine That advice is correct, except you really want to be giving a deeper clean once a week with a more natural disinfecting regime.  The manufacturers recommend doing this with 1 part of white vinegar to 5 parts water and leaving to…"
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Using humidifier

All the tips I've read regarding cleaning the humidifier state regularly washing with a gentle soap and water and only using distilled water. I've been using boiled, cooled water and assumed this was OK. My humidifier has gone white and crazed and…See More
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