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Mary Z left a comment for Kay Day
"Kay, I haven't been around myself and miss the old, active forum."
4 minutes ago
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…"
5 minutes ago
hifay replied to Mary Z's discussion Sleep apnea increases risk of osteoporosis
"Always something. Thanks for the information."
19 minutes ago
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
15 hours ago
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
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
Andy posted a discussion

Resmed S10 AirSense - Anyone have one? Any feedback?

Hi All,I've just ordered a new Resmed S10 AirSense, and I was wondering if anyone here has used one?Any information or input would be appreciated!See More
Sep 29
Andy replied to Andy's discussion Resmed S8 AutoSet II - No Longer Collecting Data??
"Hi All, Well, I went to the sleep doc today, and he ordered a new S10 for me! I still don't know why my S8 is not tracking data anymore. Anyone have any ideas?"
Sep 29
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Sep 25
liz4cps commented on liz4cps's group Prince William Co, VA support group
"Just found they have a Facebook for the REMedy event, 1st Class Sleep REMedy Wellness Health Fair."
Sep 25
liz4cps commented on liz4cps's group Prince William Co, VA support group
"Reminder: REMedy event is this Saturday, 10 am to 2pm.  Topics include: Nutrition and Weight Management with Sarah Kelly, Registered Nutritionist/Dietitian Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea with Drs. Rena Vakay & Lara…"
Sep 25
Kay Day left a comment for Kay Day
"September 1, 2014 My apologies to Sleep Guide for not participating in a long time. In January 2012 I started classes at the local community college (my husband is an instructor there, and my tuition is refunded when my grades are above a C. My…"
Sep 1
Mary Z posted a discussion

Sleep apnea increases risk of osteoporosis

Sleep apnea/osteoporosis study finds “increased” health riskA recently published study may have found a connection between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and osteoporosis, marking yet another health…See More
Aug 23
Mary Z replied to ZolliStar's discussion Non-invasion approach that can relieve mild sleep apnea
"Hi ZolliStar, I've heard before that speech therapy, or singing lessons can help sleep apnea.  The problem at that time was there was no way to determine which exercises help.  Getting research done, rather than anecdotal would be…"
Jul 28
ZolliStar posted a discussion

Non-invasion approach that can relieve mild sleep apnea

Some people report that singing -- singing! -- really helps their sleep apnea. Dr. Stephen Park said that myology (which are exercises to strengthen muscles around the inside of one's mouth area) helps some. I think singing would be better.  If you read all the FAQs on this (click below), I think you'll agree that it makes sense for some. Maybe you.http://www.singingforsnorers.com/index.htmSee More
Jul 28
ZolliStar posted a discussion
Jul 20
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

All Discussions Tagged 'tongue' (13)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Starting Tongue Exercises to Strengthen Muscles in Throat

After 5 years of CPAP, my current doctor's hypothesis is that reliance on CPAP has weakened the muscles in the back of my throat, and that…

Started by Mike

4 Mar 20, 2012
Reply by 99

Ask Dr. Park: Cutting Edge Surgical Options for Sleep Apnea

Please join me on Wednesday, February 22nd at 8 PM Eastern for my next Ask Dr. Park Teleseminar. This month, I'm going to do a presentation…

Started by Steven Y. Park, MD

0 Feb 18, 2012

Fat Tongue

Discovered this site after a Google search for "cpap+tongue" because a side effect of "fat tongue" recently developed. The effects are quit…

Started by Janis M.

1 Feb 13, 2012
Reply by Mike

Expert Interview: Dr. Brian Palmer on “The Evolution of Malocclusion & Sleep Apnea”

Please join me on December 27th, at 8-10PM Eastern, for my next Expert Interview. I'll be interviewing a returning guest, Dr. Brian Palmer,…

Started by Steven Y. Park, MD

0 Dec 23, 2011

Ask Dr. Park: Tongue Nerve Stimulation for Sleep Apnea

Please join me on October 11th at 8 PM Eastern for a special edition of my Expert Interview Series. I’m going to do a short presentation on…

Started by Steven Y. Park, MD

4 Oct 14, 2011
Reply by Ginny Edmundson

ImThera Tongue Implant: Sleep Apnea Patients of the Future?

ImThera Medical is developing a sort of pacemaker for the tongue that is supposed to treat Sleep Apnea.  Here's some information from the C…

Started by Mike

10 Jun 30, 2011
Reply by chaitraglaze

Tongue Exercises for Sleep Apnea?

Brazilian researchers reported that a series of throat exercises, along with breathing exercises and nasal saline irrigation, could improve…

Started by Steven Y. Park, MD

5 Jan 17, 2011
Reply by Susan Walmsley

Ask Dr. Park: Over-The-Counter Snoring & Sleep Apnea Options: Do They Work?

Please join me for my next Ask Dr. Park teleseminar this Tuesday, January 11th, at 8 PM Eastern. When I’ll reveal which of the following o…

Started by Steven Y. Park, MD

1 Jan 13, 2011
Reply by Mike

imThera Implant company raising another $3.5 million

According to an imThera regulatory filing, imThera, the company developing a tongue implant for Sleep Apnea, is raising $3.5 million in a S…

Started by Mike

0 Sep 10, 2010

Anybody, besides me, have "tongue scalloping"???

I read about this on Dr. Park's website. It's apparently a marker for possible apnea. News to me! I've had it for a long, long time and alw…

Started by susan mccord

30 Aug 6, 2010
Reply by Allison Keller

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