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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?"
Sep 29
Oscar Lemus updated their profile
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
Ginny Edmundson replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Scheduled for evaluation and possible procedure next day
"No real improvement in sleep study.  Just not having to use cervical neck color.  What a bummer. Surgeon wants another sleep study in about a month or so (home one) Not sure if will do or not. "
Jun 22
Mary Z replied to Ginny Edmundson's discussion Scheduled for evaluation and possible procedure next day
"Ginny, how are you doing after the tongue procedure?"
Jun 22
Mary Z posted a discussion

AHI finally under five.

I have been on CPAP since March 2008 and had a good AHI when I started therapy (under 5).Then my AHI started getting worse- for a while it stayed in the 20's, then we got it to the high teens.  Nothing we did would help.  My doctor said it was due to the meds I take.  For a couple of years I just tolerated the high AHI.  I did another sleep study and changed to an ASV machine.  For two years I still had a AHI around 11-13.  Then all of a sudden - a month ago I noticed my AHI was running five or…See More
Jun 22
ZolliStar replied to richard graham's discussion mouth breathing
"FWIW, I've been alternating between my mouth device and my APAP. I haven't used humidity at all when I use the APAP -- and don't miss it, either. "
Jun 14
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Fisher and Paykel sleep style 200 CPAP
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Hi All, I need help. I've only had this machine for 2 months.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patricia Salgado Jul 12, 2011.

 

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Patricia Salgado replied to Kate's discussion Computers WILL Impair Your Ability To Sleep!
"Hi all, I haven't been on this site for a long time but I'm so happy I clicked on the Sleep Guide email that came in today. This information is wonderful! I work on a laptop day and night! Until seconds before I go to bed, and have been…"
Feb 15, 2012
Patricia Salgado replied to Linda Suza's discussion jerking, twitching, body and joint aches
"Wow - iron infusions. Very interesting. I'm going to ask my sleep Dr. about that one. I'm writing "ferritin" levels now. Thanks for the tip Mary!"
Jul 19, 2011
Patricia Salgado replied to Linda Suza's discussion jerking, twitching, body and joint aches
"My RLS is horrible. I'm currently taking Mirapex (Pramipexole) but it's now that effective. I want to try Ropinirole (Requip) which is what you take... I'm hoping that helps. RLS is a NIGHTMARE. It is an awful feeling and it leaves me…"
Jul 19, 2011
Patricia Salgado replied to Lynn Rochell's discussion air in eyes
"My mask is a "small". So I think the size is okay, although I really don't have anything to compare it to. I would think that leaking, when it comes to mask size, would be a result of a mask that is too big. Since my is small and fits…"
Jul 19, 2011
Patricia Salgado replied to Lynn Rochell's discussion air in eyes
"I'm going to try this Quietus Liner. I keep repositioning my Quatro FX to stop leaking, but it always starts again in the middle of the night since it moves around when I lay sideways. Anyway, I hope these liners work.  Thanks for the tip."
Jul 19, 2011
Patricia Salgado replied to Patricia Salgado's discussion Fisher and Paykel sleep style 200 CPAP
"Thank you Mary. That's exactly what I was told by the tech. I turned off the humidifier (set it to zero) and I'm just not going to add any water. Thanks so much Mary Z."
Jul 12, 2011
Patricia Salgado replied to Patricia Salgado's discussion Fisher and Paykel sleep style 200 CPAP
"All - I have the solution. Because it's summer, and hot, the HUMIDITY setting should be set to ZERO. Once I did that, the heat plate did not heat up. Yai!! Also, I was told there is no need to put water in the container."
Jul 12, 2011
Patricia Salgado replied to Linda Suza's discussion jerking, twitching, body and joint aches
"Hi Linda - Sorry to say but I have really bad RLS (restless legs syndrome) and the CPAP machine does not help. My sleep clinic doctor prescribed another medication for the RLS which helped a tiny little bit but not that much. RLS is about the worse…"
Jul 12, 2011
Patricia Salgado posted a discussion

Fisher and Paykel sleep style 200 CPAP

Hi All, I need help. I've only had this machine for 2 months. I use it at level 12, as prescribed by my Sleep Study Doctor and have not had any problems with it since raising the level to 12. Two nights ago I noticed that the water chamber (and the water) was pretty warm but didn't pay any attention. Last…See More
Jul 12, 2011
Patricia Salgado posted a status
"Help! fisher and paykel sleep style 200 machine plate is really hot and heating up the water so that it is umbearable to breathe."
Jul 12, 2011
Patricia Salgado is now a member of SleepGuide
Jul 12, 2011

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At 10:44am on July 12, 2011, Mary Z said…

Thanks for the friend request Patricia.  I can always use a new friend.  Good luck with that humidifer problem.

Mary Z.

At 10:04am on July 12, 2011, Mary Z said…

Patricia, as a fellow member of the forum I would like to welcome you to SleepGuide.

Mary Z.

 
 
 

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