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Fred posted a discussion

CPAP - cure worse than the disease

It's ironic that before I was diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2000, I had no problem sleeping 8-9 hours a night. If I did wake up during the night, I had no problem falling right back to sleep, and I wasn't tired during the day.From the first night I brought home the CPAP I haven't had one decent night's sleep. Not one. I don't have any problem falling asleep, but I can't stay asleep. At first I was waking up after 4-5 hours and couldn't get back to sleep for a couple of hours. Now it's more like…See More
Apr 13
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Apr 13
ZolliStar posted a discussion

New mouth device on the market

I've been hearing advertising for this product over the past few days.  It's sold as something to help snoring, but as I look at the information it seems to me that it would work just as well as my mandibular advancement device (MAD).In other words, this could help some of us with sleep apnea.Read about it here.Anybody have any thoughts about this?  See More
Mar 31
99 replied to Mary Z's discussion AHI finally under five.
"Hi Richard I mainly use an empty humidifier as it reduces noise"
Feb 16
richard graham left a comment for richard graham
"When I can afford it I'd like to get New machine with heated tube"
Feb 10
richard graham replied to Mary Z's discussion AHI finally under five.
"I would like to see this forum active again as well. I will be more aware of what's going on"
Feb 10
ZolliStar posted a discussion

If you have trouble falling asleep....

I thought that when I got my sleep apnea diagnosis, that -- at last! -- all my sleep problems had come to an end.Ha!I have trouble falling asleep. Indeed, I rarely feel sleepy at night although I do feel tired. I even cut back on computer at night, etc., etc. (and installed f.lux on my computer) but I still had trouble. Now I'm doing something different: wearing special glasses (Uvex S1933X Skyper Safety Eyewear glasses). They block out the blue -- and they're making a difference! First I tried…See More
Feb 1
99 replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"i have purchased some silver the make my own colloidal silver"
Dec 21, 2014
99 replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"just add to the distilled water it is antimicrobial eg cleans your machine and is beneficial for keeping you healthy  from bugs germs viruses you get the picture and when you need to clean the humidifier out, put water on your plants the silver…"
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z left a comment for richard graham
"If the heated tube works with your machine I would try that.  They also make covers for your tubing which may help some.  I think the heated tube may be your answer.  Keep us posted."
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z left a comment for richard graham
"Richard, some folks just use the humidifier in a Passover mode.  They just don't turn it on, but let the air pick up moisture without heat."
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"99, where have you been?  Do you add the colloidal silver to your humidifier?"
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z replied to Andy's discussion Resmed S8 AutoSet II - No Longer Collecting Data??
"I Andy, I realize I'm months behind your post.  I have no idea why your S8 would stoop collecting data.  I'm glad to hear  you're having such improvement with your apnea.  I have made great strides since I changed…"
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z replied to Andy's discussion Resmed S10 AirSense - Anyone have one? Any feedback?
"Andy, just found your post.  I don't know anything about this new machine.  How are you liking your new ResMed?"
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z left a comment for Kay Day
"Kay, I haven't been around myself and miss the old, active forum."
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z left a comment for richard graham
"Hi Richard,  I don't bother with a humidifier.  Someone on the forum suggested not using it and I'm a lot less congested without it.  A good AHI is under 5.  I use the Wisp and have been since it came out.  I think…"
Dec 21, 2014
hifay replied to Mary Z's discussion Sleep apnea increases risk of osteoporosis
"Always something. Thanks for the information."
Dec 21, 2014
99 posted a discussion

colloidal silver

a humidifier can be used with colloidal silverthis can keep the humidifier clean for day maybe weeks or longer without the need to clean the humidifiersilver colloidal is antimicrobial and you could just top up your humidifier without cleaning and at the same time treat your bodyor you just put silver on it own into the humidifierSee More
Dec 20, 2014
richard graham posted a status
"I feel like the humidifier is making me feel yucky and I'm waking up hacking and having to clear my throat a lot for a while."
Nov 3, 2014
richard graham posted a discussion

what's a good AHI?

I've been using and auto and it says my AHI HAS been between 4 and 6 and wondering what's a good range.
Nov 2, 2014

bigsky's Discussions (15)

Discussions Replied To (11) Replies Latest Activity

"Have you tried Chin-Up Strips?"

bigsky replied Mar 14, 2011 to chin straps

5 Mar 15, 2011
Reply by Tom Henderson

"I have a swift II nasal mask and use 'chin-up strips' to keep my mouth closed which…"

bigsky replied Dec 23, 2010 to What is a good rate for leaks?

16 Dec 25, 2010
Reply by Mary Callahan

"I've been using the zeo for about six months. My new sleep doc doesn't believe it is…"

bigsky replied Dec 14, 2009 to My ZEO sleep machine/monitor

34 Jan 20, 2010
Reply by bonesigh

"Chin-up strips are the best! I've been using them for about a year now."

bigsky replied Dec 8, 2009 to 2 nights of success!

10 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by bigsky

"I use chin-up strips every night. I find the white strips adhere best. I have applie…"

bigsky replied Nov 25, 2009 to Has anyone tried these to help mouth leak?

3 Nov 25, 2009
Reply by bigsky

"Susan The picture they supply doesn't do it justice. Depending on the thickness of…"

bigsky replied Nov 14, 2009 to Wrapping Hose around neck...

7 Nov 14, 2009
Reply by sleepycarol

"I use this hose lift. Works wonders. It sits at the head of my bed between the mattr…"

bigsky replied Nov 14, 2009 to Wrapping Hose around neck...

7 Nov 14, 2009
Reply by sleepycarol

"I tend to agree with Sleepsurfer. I've been using the Zeo for two months now. Althou…"

bigsky replied Sep 22, 2009 to cpap pressure setting for UARS???????

46 Sep 26, 2009
Reply by sleepsurfer

"My latest sleep study shows I obtained just 3 hours of sleep with 7% REM and 0% N3.…"

bigsky replied Aug 6, 2009 to Neat New Gadget for Sleep

12 Aug 6, 2009
Reply by Mike

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bigsky replied Apr 23, 2009 to Chin Straps

8 Apr 24, 2009
Reply by Mike

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