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liz4cps commented on liz4cps's group Prince William Co, VA support group
"BluePoint Medical* holding their next Remedy event on June 4 with Terry Cralle, RN on "Sleep in the Mordern Family".  They will also be checking CPAP machines and providing breakfast. Click on link above for more…"
May 7
Dan Lyons posted a discussion

CPAP & Dry Mouth

In recent months, I have developed extreme dry mouth as a result of the CPAP.  I am a mouth breather when using CPAP.Recently, I saw an advertisement for the symptoms of dry mouth, but as usual, when I need the information to have a discussion with both my primary care  physician and my dentist I haven't seen the ad. Has anyone else seen the ad and can anyone remember the info in the ad?Thanks in advance,DanSee More
Mar 30
richard graham posted a status
"My deductible is double what a machine is online but I can't get the machine set up. Any ideas?"
Mar 10
BeeAsleep posted a status
"Hi all. I am just checking in and saying hi after being gone for a long time. I am doing GREAT! Just got a new machine and mask. Feel like I"
Jan 23
BeeAsleep updated their profile
Jan 23
99 replied to Fred's discussion CPAP - cure worse than the disease
"Do not turn light on as this hinder you from falling asleep or choose red light instead which do not afect your sleep"
Oct 27, 2015
99 left a comment for Joan Williams Rice
"Hi Joan visiting pelham and I have osa"
Oct 27, 2015
99 left a comment for martha crabtree
"Hi maths visiting pelham "
Oct 27, 2015
99 left a comment for Rhonda Harrison
"Hi Rhondda I am visiting pelham and have osa "
Oct 27, 2015
99 posted a discussion

Leaky gut

Do you have a leaky gutHow would you knowA telltale sign for leaky gut is Athletes footI wish to ask do you have or suffer from itThe reason I ask is maybe this is a common denominatorJust text yes or text noAnd if you are the first to text also keep a tallyExample38 yes 0 noYour input would alter the tally39 yes 0 noSo now I will input first1 yes. 0 noSee More
Sep 26, 2015
richard graham posted a status
"For the first time in a while I got a whole night sleep with my machine but woke up beat and left side of my head feels weird, not sure if"
Sep 2, 2015
Brendan Duffy posted a status
"How did you slhttp://blog.aastweb.org/winners-and-losers-food-for-thought-sleep-and-athletic-success?utm_campaign=subscribers&utm_source=hs_"
Jul 9, 2015
Pat Kniel updated their profile
Jul 7, 2015
ZolliStar replied to Fred's discussion CPAP - cure worse than the disease
"I'm wondering: what prompted you to consider whether you have sleep apnea in the first place? Also, waking throughout the night isn't uncommon especially as we (*sigh*) age.  I seem to every 90 minutes or so. This pattern probably…"
Jun 27, 2015
ZolliStar replied to ZolliStar's discussion New mouth device on the market
"You can try this website:  http://zyppah.com/ I have a MAD (mandibular advancement device). Dr. Steven Park evaluated my mouth and throat (not everyone can use a MAD, it turns out) and pronounced me a candidate for it. The truth?  I…"
Jun 27, 2015
Mary Z replied to ZolliStar's discussion New mouth device on the market
"The link didn't work so me so I couldn't see the product.  I do have experience with a supposedly reliable boil and bite device.  I should know by now I have a small mouth and nothing regular size fits.  I don't think…"
Jun 27, 2015
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"
May 22, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
Fred updated their profile
Apr 13, 2015
Brittany
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Nose Hair?!? We all have it!!

I am a little embarrassed and my doctor actually kind of laughed at me when I brought this up. I am a 20something female.. I don't exactly have NOSE HAIR... I have what I would suppose is a normal…Continue

Started Feb 27, 2012

 

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Brittany replied to Noreen LaVallo's discussion Where to put the Cpap: Higher or lower than the bed?
"Puddles on the floor!? That sounds like more than condensation from the humidfier. I cant imagine how the water would be getting out of the tube. There may be something wrong with you machine... or maybe make sure the door to the humidifier…"
Feb 27, 2012
Brittany replied to Kate's discussion Intolerant Of Caffeine
"I love my wine... and i seem to love cheap wine. Its hard to resist the very large $11 dollar bottles of Barefoot.It's even harder being in your 20's and going out with friends to bars knowing that I have to go home and "hook myself…"
Feb 27, 2012
Brittany replied to Gary R. Munn's discussion #$%^%##@ MASKS!!
"I have had the Mirage Liberty for about a month now and I really like it... It is what I guess you would consider a hybrid mask. It goes around just the mouth and has nasal pillows on-top of it so I feel significantly less claustrophobic. There is…"
Feb 27, 2012
Brittany replied to Spencer L's discussion Why am I waking up within half an hour to an hour with Auto CPAP
"This is all super helpful. I have THE SAME exact problem. I wake up within 30 min to an hour after first falling asleep and then I end up FIXATING on the mask and the pressure. Its all down-hill from there. I think that I will try some sort of…"
Feb 27, 2012
Brittany posted a discussion

Nose Hair?!? We all have it!!

I am a little embarrassed and my doctor actually kind of laughed at me when I brought this up. I am a 20something female.. I don't exactly have NOSE HAIR... I have what I would suppose is a normal amount of shorter fine blonde hair in my nose that you can not see. It is not like it is hanging all about. But I feel like maybe it is SUPER sensitive? Does anyone else have this problem? I hope I am not alone with this. I have had the Mirage Liberty for about a month now and I really like it... It…See More
Feb 27, 2012
Brittany replied to Noreen LaVallo's discussion Where to put the Cpap: Higher or lower than the bed?
"I love my heated tube! I completely agree with you. I never have much condensation but any that I do get sits below the level of my bed with the extra hose. I also find it helpfull with the S9 if you give the machine and tube some time to 'warm…"
Feb 27, 2012
Brittany replied to Noreen LaVallo's discussion Where to put the Cpap: Higher or lower than the bed?
"I used to have it on a night stand next to my bed and it was perfect. When I moved into an apartment with my fiancé we had to put the bed up against the wall becuause of space issues. Of course my fiancé refuses to sleep on the side of…"
Feb 27, 2012
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What It First Felt Like

"This is exactly how I feel  "
Nov 2, 2011
Brittany commented on Mike's group New Users Group
"I'm Brittany, I live in Connecticut and im 23years old. I was diagnosed with obstructive and mixed apneas. I went to the doctor after my fiance noticed a change in my sleeping patterns over the last year that then led to night terrors.…"
Nov 2, 2011
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New Users Group

This is the place for new users to orient themselves to the forum.
Nov 2, 2011
Brittany is now a member of SleepGuide
Nov 2, 2011

Profile Information

My Interest in Sleep Apnea
I have Sleep Apnea
Treatment Being Used, if any
Auto-Adjusting Bi-Level
If Machine Being Used, What Type? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
ResMed S9 escape Auto CPAP with EPR and climate control.
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
ResMed Quattro FX face mask

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At 6:54pm on November 2, 2011, Mary Z said…
Brittany, as a fellow member of the forum and on behalf of the SleepGuide Crew I would  like to welcome you to SleepGuide.

We come from all over the world and range fom the yet to be diagnosed and newbie to those who have been on the machine for many years, Sleep Professionals, and those concerned about a friend or relative.

There is a wealth of information available from the main page including articles, videos, and the FAQ.  You can also start a new discussion- you never know when your comments or suggestions will help someone else.  The "What's on Your Mind?" feature is for a quick rant or comment for which you do not need feedback.

We are all about the world of Sleep Disordered Breathing, narcolepsy, and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness. Up for discussion are Doctors, DME'S, sleep labs, tests and results, and any problems or tips about therapy. We also discuss alternatives to CPAP- Provent, dental devices, surgery and the new electrical implant.

SleepGuide was founded by Mike Goldman, a Sleep Health Advocate and Blogger.

We welcome your contributions,

Mary Z

 
 
 

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