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ZolliStar posted a discussion
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liz4cps commented on liz4cps's group Prince William Co, VA support group
"I talked to Kimberlie at the Novant Sleep lab last week (at Prince William Hospital) and she said they would not be holding any meetings this year but are planning to start holding meetings again next year.  I'll let you know when we have…"
Jul 14
richard graham posted a status
"I just have mask called the Wisp. Hope it works. Anybody have experience with it. I have an ultra mirage nasal mask and get leaks at brid"
Jul 9
Andy posted a discussion

Resmed S8 AutoSet II - No Longer Collecting Data??

Hi All,First off, my apologies for not checking in for a long time.I've been using my Resmed S8 AutoSet II for almost 3 years! I feel great, have lost almost 30 lbs, am no longer sleepy during the day, sleep through the night, and have my short-term memory back.Yay!I've told my doctors that I'm the "poster child" for Sleep Apnea and CPAPs! It's been, and continues to be, such an amazing experience that I want everyone to know!Everything has been going well in CPAP-land, but in the last few…See More
Jul 7
hifay replied to richard graham's discussion mouth breathing
"What type of chin straps?"
Jul 6
Ginny Edmundson replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Scheduled for evaluation and possible procedure next day
"No real improvement in sleep study.  Just not having to use cervical neck color.  What a bummer. Surgeon wants another sleep study in about a month or so (home one) Not sure if will do or not. "
Jun 22
Mary Z replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Scheduled for evaluation and possible procedure next day
"Ginny, how are you doing after the tongue procedure?"
Jun 22
Mary Z posted a discussion

AHI finally under five.

I have been on CPAP since March 2008 and had a good AHI when I started therapy (under 5).Then my AHI started getting worse- for a while it stayed in the 20's, then we got it to the high teens.  Nothing we did would help.  My doctor said it was due to the meds I take.  For a couple of years I just tolerated the high AHI.  I did another sleep study and changed to an ASV machine.  For two years I still had a AHI around 11-13.  Then all of a sudden - a month ago I noticed my AHI was running five or…See More
Jun 22
ZolliStar replied to richard graham's discussion mouth breathing
"FWIW, I've been alternating between my mouth device and my APAP. I haven't used humidity at all when I use the APAP -- and don't miss it, either. "
Jun 14
richard graham replied to richard graham's discussion mouth breathing
"I still use humidity but less of it. It seems to be working OK.."
Jun 14
ZolliStar replied to richard graham's discussion mouth breathing
"I rarely use the humidifier. I think it's less necessary during the summer when there is humidity.   I also switch between my mouth device and the APAP.  I like each for different reasons. Not sure with which I sleep better, though.…"
May 21
Mary Z replied to richard graham's discussion sick again
"I've been doing well.  I think you were going to try the cpap without humidity- did that help at all?  I haven't had a cold for a couple of years."
May 14
Ginny Edmundson replied to richard graham's discussion sick again
"CPAP seems to cause stuffiness in many of us.  ANother reason I hate it so much!Do you rinse your nose with saline once a day…maybe before you go to bed for the night? "
May 5
richard graham replied to richard graham's discussion sick again
"I do wake up stuffed up most days"
May 5
richard graham replied to richard graham's discussion sick again
"I do have non allergic rhinitis. Now I'm thinking that's probably it because I only feel that way for a day or 2. Thank you"
May 4
Ginny Edmundson replied to richard graham's discussion sick again
"I have been lucky.  Not one cold past three years. Could some of your problem be allergies?"
May 4
richard graham posted a discussion

sick again

It seems like I am sick with colds more often when I'm on the CPAP. Anybody experience that.
Apr 30
Ginny Edmundson replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Scheduled for evaluation and possible procedure next day
"As of now I no longer have to use a chin strap.  I am anxious about the sleep study.  Wondering if I will be able to sleep WITHOUT the CPAP….even thought I hate it it is a part of every night now and is what I am used to.  "
Apr 20
Clueless in Redwood Shores replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Scheduled for evaluation and possible procedure next day
"I had it on the same outpatient basis.  Much pain, no long term gain.  I did not have the annual repetition - that might or might not have made the difference. "
Apr 20
Mary Z replied to richard graham's discussion mouth breathing
"glad to hear it, Richard.  Keep us posted."
Apr 13

Allison Keller's Discussions (19)

Discussions Replied To (11) Replies Latest Activity

"That sounds fishy.  You should be under the care of a doctor at the Sleep Center.  H…"

Allison Keller replied May 31, 2011 to Can someone help a new member out?

2 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by Barb Van Siclen

"Well, I used to have a serious problem getting up. I was fallng asleep driving down…"

Allison Keller replied Sep 7, 2010 to 75+ events down to 0.9

6 Sep 9, 2010
Reply by gordon

"Well, no, they didn't actually size it. I had tried a small at the sleep clinic and…"

Allison Keller replied Sep 2, 2010 to Does my mask fit properly?

2 Sep 2, 2010
Reply by Allison Keller

"Well, I do appreciate the conversation and there may be things through out this thre…"

Allison Keller replied Aug 30, 2010 to Afraid I'll get stuck with a crappy machine because of my insurance

40 Aug 30, 2010
Reply by j n k

"Wow, this is a very inspiring answer. Thank you SO MUCH!!! "

Allison Keller replied Aug 24, 2010 to Afraid I'll get stuck with a crappy machine because of my insurance

40 Aug 30, 2010
Reply by j n k

"Sitting in the waiting room now. It is appointment time. Will post results tonight f…"

Allison Keller replied Aug 24, 2010 to Afraid I'll get stuck with a crappy machine because of my insurance

40 Aug 30, 2010
Reply by j n k

"Thank you so much for this article. I really appreciate you sharing this with me! "

Allison Keller replied Aug 10, 2010 to Has anyone lost weight once they got their apnea under control?

9 Aug 20, 2010
Reply by losing weight

"Oh dear, I'm not sure if I'm replying in the right place or not. Anyway, I am concer…"

Allison Keller replied Aug 8, 2010 to Quit breathing 150+ times in 2 hours

10 Aug 8, 2010
Reply by Allison Keller

"Oh I plan to stick around. I'm also on Inspire. I started blogging there when I had…"

Allison Keller replied Aug 6, 2010 to Quit breathing 150+ times in 2 hours

10 Aug 8, 2010
Reply by Allison Keller

"Wow! Thanks, Jeff! Sounds like you really know about all this. I sure am thankful to…"

Allison Keller replied Aug 6, 2010 to Quit breathing 150+ times in 2 hours

10 Aug 8, 2010
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