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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"
yesterday
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
Fred updated their profile
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
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colloidal silver
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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…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 99 Dec 21, 2014.

REFLEXOLIGY TO SLEEP

JUST rub the pad on top of your thumb or both your thumbs lightly remeber to put you mask on firstContinue

Started Oct 1, 2012

OSA causes brain damage
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Damage from Untreated OSA Seen After 1 MonthA landmark study by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found that middle-age and older men with even mild obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris H May 10, 2012.

Are you electrosensitive?

Are you electrosensitive?Try the following Quiz to see if you may be electro-sensitiveHave you used a mobile for more than 5 years?Have you used a cordless phone for more than 5 years?Do you, or…Continue

Started Apr 3, 2012

 

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Latest Activity

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
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 replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"99, where have you been?  Do you add the colloidal silver to your humidifier?"
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
99 replied to Glenn Watson's discussion cannot get used to my CPAP- very frustrated!!
"it has taken me six years to get comfortable with my s8 think of your driving licence as an incentive to persevers"
Jan 5, 2014
99 replied to George Sibley's discussion Seniors: New Medicare Rule Makes It Impossible For Oral Appliance For Sleep Apnea To Be Covered
"need  to claim grandfather rights and say this is not what i sign up for and challenge their decision by claiming grandfather rights"
Jan 5, 2014
99 replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Head cold
"ethier stop your humidifier or give it a good clean"
Dec 31, 2013
99 commented on Janna's photo
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The (ideal) sleep apnea process

"what are the natural reedies "
Oct 31, 2013
99 replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Battery back up
"Will a UPS (uninterruptedable power supply) do the job"
Dec 8, 2012
99 replied to Mike Burns's discussion The best way to clean and dry you cpap tubing, mask . And has ant body use or seen the Hurrcane dryer?
"try steam cleaning followed by steralization"
Nov 16, 2012
99 replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Battery back up
"if there is no electric use a mouth device"
Oct 29, 2012
99 posted a discussion

REFLEXOLIGY TO SLEEP

JUST rub the pad on top of your thumb or both your thumbs lightly remeber to put you mask on firstSee More
Oct 1, 2012
99 replied to Corey Stricker's discussion MRCA & infectious diseases
"IR Nose LIGHT Features: • Accredited by Allergy UK• Suitable for use up to 3-4 times per day, allowing 5-6 hours between treatment.• Additional nose probes available for purchase• One unit is suitable for use on multiple people…"
Jul 9, 2012
99 replied to Corey Stricker's discussion MRCA & infectious diseases
"you can purchase infra red IR light to stick up your nose"
Jul 9, 2012
99 replied to Henning's discussion Obama Care
"IT is not the Americans that are opposing it but religion meddling in politics"
Jul 1, 2012

Profile Information

My Interest in Sleep Apnea
I have Sleep Apnea, Other
Treatment Being Used, if any
Auto-Adjusting CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Type? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
I have sleep apnea with bradycadia
ResMed escape S8 hospital loan
Philips Respironics System one auto A Flex own primary unit sept 2010
DeVilbiss 9001 own as backup unit 2010
started on my cpap January 2009
set to 15
set to 15 August 2010
my sats are 95
ahi 20.3
new ahi 0.4 august 2010
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
Fisher Paykel 432 full face mask
with
foam insert size large

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10 JUNE 2011

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At 12:21pm on March 25, 2012, Martha Greenleaf said…

Thanks, 99! I'm enjoying reading all the helpful experiences. Thanks for your participation, too!

At 10:08am on March 12, 2011, Mary Z said…

99, haven't seen you around in quite a while.  I hope you're doing ok health wise.  Miss your posts.

Mary Z.

At 7:04pm on January 20, 2011, Nancy Hegan said…

Yes, I do sleep on my side, either one. Have never been able to sleep on my back, so wonder why they insist these days that babies must. My kids were raised on their stomachs.

I keep getting different information on atrial fib. Keep hearing it's common, but despite all the heart attack symptoms we're warned about, I had never heard mention of atrial fibrillation until I had one. And then I got no information about it. Of course, I thought I was having a heart attack. Now I've learned a lot and willing to share, but there is so much conflicting opinion.

At 6:15pm on January 20, 2011, Vicki Vargerson said…
Hi thanks for the welcome ,,
At 5:16pm on December 8, 2010, Deborah Williams said…
Thanks..will talk to my sleep dr here in the USA...i haven't had an appointment to go back & see him yet as he was trying certain Narcolepsy meds which are
not working..i still nap during the day...
At 5:48pm on December 6, 2010, Deborah Williams said…
Thank you for the awesome welcome...yes Williams is a very good surname
to have...i've just been diagnosed with OSA this yr to my amazement as both
my kids have OSA too...Debbie :)
At 7:06pm on December 2, 2010, Banyon said…
How about a new avatar?

At 7:30pm on November 15, 2010, Barry Winton said…
Dear 99
What do you mean "without a script you cannot buy a cpap?"
Best wishes,
Barry
At 4:21pm on October 27, 2010, Mike Burns said…
Thanks I think this a great help to people that have OSA
At 9:47am on October 22, 2010, simon denton said…
Hi i've join to try to find some information about using cpap which has stopped apnea's but i still feel extremly tired all of the time i have been taking tramadol and then changed to oxycontine for the last 4yrs which i think the problem is but my pain specialist keeps telling me its not the pain meds which i take for disc degenaration i have ask my gp for some medication to help with the tiredness he told me only the sleep clinic Doctor can perscribe medication for that but I'm having a nightmare trying to get an appointment to c him i was seeing him next week but they moved my appointment to march this has happened 4 times now any advice would be nice
 
 
 

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