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99 replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"i have purchased some silver the make my own colloidal silver"
Sunday
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…"
Sunday
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."
Sunday
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."
Sunday
Mary Z replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"99, where have you been?  Do you add the colloidal silver to your humidifier?"
Sunday
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…"
Sunday
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?"
Sunday
Mary Z left a comment for Kay Day
"Kay, I haven't been around myself and miss the old, active forum."
Sunday
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…"
Sunday
hifay replied to Mary Z's discussion Sleep apnea increases risk of osteoporosis
"Always something. Thanks for the information."
Sunday
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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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?"
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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
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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
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I can't sleep with it or with out it!
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I've been tired most of my adult life. I am not the classic sleep apnea patient. I am 55, atheletic, a triathelete, only ~ 10 lbs over weight (but it doesn't look it). I am a veterinarian and use to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Sep 10, 2010.

 

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sleepycarol left a comment for James A. Miele
"Welcome to the forum!! We are glad you joined. Here you will find information about sleep apnea, treatment options, and other sleep related disorders. If you are fairly new to the world of sleep apnea, please check out the FAQ tab and under the…"
Sep 18, 2010
Dawn replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"Good luck James. Let us know how it goes. It can be a tough road, but it is one well worth traveling. I hear you on your symptoms. My Dad and Grandpa both had bad sleep apnea and both were thin guys. I have it too, but you could write me off as I…"
Sep 10, 2010
gordon replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"For nasal pillow burning, you can use Ayr saline nasal gel, and play with the strap tightness. I use it as tight as I can tolerate, same with the chinstrap, my wife took 2 tucks in it. But that's because I washed in hot water.(no-no) Good luck,…"
Sep 10, 2010
Rooster replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"James A. Miele said, "I will review the questionaire with my doctor and go forward with the data.." One thing you can look into before the doctor visit is mouthbreathing. Do you awaken sometimes with a very dry mouth? Have you ever…"
Sep 7, 2010
99 replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"very encoaraging questions some may be difficult to answer after the event of a PSG and so it may be in order to ask the RT prior to the PSG to look out for these things so that a proper answer will be given you "
Sep 7, 2010
James A. Miele replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"Thank you everyone! I've was getting very discouraged any you've fired me up again to go the distance. I will review the questionaire with my doctor and go forward with the data. Thanks again! JAM "
Sep 6, 2010
Rooster replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"I have posted a document below that needs to be in the hands of patients before they review PSG results with the doctor. But you need to step back to it. Give us some comments. Questions to ask about your PSG and Titration Study 1. Did I have any…"
Sep 6, 2010
BeeAsleep replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"Using the CPAP is not an easy thing to do. I am grateful to this forum for teaching me to sleep with my CPAP. It is what jnk and Jason said, trying every combination of mask, machine, humidity, sleep pillow, positioning of the CPAP next to your bed…"
Sep 6, 2010
Jason replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"I noticed you said that you use the nasal pillows. I get the same nose burning sensation with those. I recommend trying different mask. I found out that I like the ResMed Quattro mouth and nose mask. It's the most comfortable to me and my nose…"
Sep 6, 2010
James A. Miele replied to James A. Miele's discussion I can't sleep with it or with out it!
"After ~ an hour or so my nose burns and I find my self waking up uncomfortable. I also find it confining (unable to move around) I can't get comfortable. I'm notw up after trying to sleep with it again. "
Sep 6, 2010
James A. Miele posted a discussion

I can't sleep with it or with out it!

I've been tired most of my adult life. I am not the classic sleep apnea patient. I am 55, atheletic, a triathelete, only ~ 10 lbs over weight (but it doesn't look it). I am a veterinarian and use to work 70-80 hours / week. Now ~ 45. I don't sleep at night. I am up every hr. to 1.5 hrs either tossing and turning or urniating. I go to the bathroom on average 3-4 times / night. I feel when I'm sleeping I am half awake, but I actively (very actively) dream. I never wake up refreshed. I had a study…See More
Sep 5, 2010
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At 10:27pm on September 18, 2010, sleepycarol said…
Welcome to the forum!!

We are glad you joined. Here you will find information about sleep apnea, treatment options, and other sleep related disorders.

If you are fairly new to the world of sleep apnea, please check out the FAQ tab and under the Groups tab, the new users group and the collective wisdom section. You may find those of particular importance in learning the language often used on the forum, solutions to common issues patients may have, and other information you may find useful.

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