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richard graham replied to ZolliStar's discussion New mouth device on the market
"If I thought something could work other than this lousy cpap that would be awesome"
Friday
richard graham posted a status
"I moved and have been sick a lot and can't use cpap because of cough and I'm depressed a lot"
Apr 26
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
I have tried almost every type of face mask. Including just the nostril one-hated it. I breath thru nose and mouth. The full face Mask ResMed Mirage Quattro provides the most comfort for me. My Porblem-I use night creams due to trying to reduce lines and wrinkles around my eyes and face-VAIN. I know, I have been told and read numerious articles saying don't do that! Will cause leaks-it does. Will break down the stuff that seals to my face. It does. But I can't take the increasing lines the mask causes on the sides of my face and I am noticing a lot more under eye wrinkles dark circles and puffy eyes. I am in my 50's- Usto look in my 30's- Until March this year Apena. I am trying to research this problem-Does anyone know if I can try sleeping with a night eye mask or full face mask,then placing my CPAP mask over that? I just purchased an eye mask from a company called Talika-gonna try it tonite. There's gotta be a solution out there- I refuse to give up my wrinkle creams they have worked for years. I would rather stop breathing. Any suggestions out there?

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Kathleen,

Here is a place to find a possible answer to your quandary:

www.padacheek.com

Good Luck
Dan, I owe ya big time! Not only that site but it gives me idea's! I will be in touch. Can't thank you enough.
Kathleen
Cindy,
Thanks! This one looks interesting. I know my creams are a big no-no-and can destroy the seals, I just gotta keep my looks! but this one may be possible to ware the Talika wrinkle eye mask that I have -the wrinkle treatment is covered with a cloth material that should not affect the mask- I'm gonna call/email them-just to let them know what I'm doing. There site does say don't clean with moisturisers, but I don't see anything yet about using night creams.--you guys are great. I promise! When I find the cure you all will know I'm loving the help! Truley-your great- I will spread your site to my local supplier-Medi Home Care and my sleep center too- I will let them know- Don't give it up Sign up with you guys! Thanks again! keep the help comming!
I have switched to an entirely different skin care process.....and I LOVE it. Right after starting with my APAP, I ran into this product on a weekend trip and when I discovered that this regimine requires you to not use night cream....I had to try it since I couldn't use night cream anymore. I got the

http://www.drhauschka.com/about/7-facts/

Skip the night cream; your skin will thank you.
While you sleep your skin is actually hard at work regenerating itself, balancing oil production and expelling impurities. Regular application of night creams interferes with these essential tasks, and over time skin becomes less able to care for itself. Covering the skin with moisturizer 24 hours a day sends a signal to sebaceous glands to cut down on moisture production, resulting in even drier skin that becomes dependent on moisturizing products just to appear “normal.”
This site sounds interesting. I will have to contact them. Since February this year I became Anaphylaxis to shellfish. Yep- my favorite foods in life now can kill me- almost did. Not only eatting them but also any product containing Glucosamine-I can't ware or injest.-Growing old gracefully-Really?- and now apena? This stinks!-After month of research I can only ware some Bare Minerals makeup products and my skin care is still Signature Club A-meltdown cleansing cream and 5 essentials creme face and eyes day and night creme.-These 2 companies spent hours with me researching the product ingredents. February every product I owned went in the trash. For example-Oil of Olay-and even shampoos and bath soaps. I have to research everything I do now including the gel on the CPAP mask. So-last night I only used my face cleansing creme-skipped the night creme-cut up an old silk pillow case-padded the forehead and sides of my face-looked very funny but was a bit more comfortable this morning-got the idea from Dan's suggestion website-padacheek- still puffy eyes-but the side indentations on my face not as severe. The bridge of my nose not as sore and red-hum- T'm really leaning toward the fitlife full face mask-and finding some kind of eye mask to prevent dry eyes-Thanks again-I really appreciate all your help
Kathleen
Kathleen Burkart said:
This site sounds interesting. I will have to contact them. Since February this year I became Anaphylaxis to shellfish. Yep- my favorite foods in life now can kill me- almost did. Not only eatting them but also any product containing Glucosamine-I can't ware or injest.-Growing old gracefully-Really?- and now apena? This stinks!-After month of research I can only ware some Bare Minerals makeup products and my skin care is still Signature Club A-meltdown cleansing cream and 5 essentials creme face and eyes day and night creme.-These 2 companies spent hours with me researching the product ingredents. February every product I owned went in the trash. For example-Oil of Olay-and even shampoos and bath soaps. I have to research everything I do now including the gel on the CPAP mask. So-last night I only used my face cleansing creme-skipped the night creme-cut up an old silk pillow case-padded the forehead and sides of my face-looked very funny but was a bit more comfortable this morning-got the idea from Dan's suggestion website-padacheek- still puffy eyes-but the side indentations on my face not as severe. The bridge of my nose not as sore and red-hum- T'm really leaning toward the fitlife full face mask-and finding some kind of eye mask to prevent dry eyes-Thanks again-I really appreciate all your help
Kathleen
Hello Kathleen ~

Another product you might want to check out is at this website: www.remzzzs.com

Renee
I had the same issue with line forming. I was going for Botox injections. Before I did this I was shown the fit life full face mask. Wow I was shocked it covered the eyes as well. This looked like the Old style mask that was glass and covered face. Didn’t want to think about it being claustrophobic. With reluctance tried it. Amazing! It didn’t dry my eyes and the lines have almost gone away. I sleep better for sure.
I test many mask but keep going back to the fit life for general use.
I have issues with air going into my eyes - even small amounts seem to aggrevate them. Wouldn't this mask have air going all over your eyes? I would appreciate any input as my eyes are driving me mad!
do you smoke
99 said:
do you smoke
No I have never smoked and no -one in the house smokes

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