"Had 5th one yesterday. Further back on the tongue so had some gagging issues at first. He said next time he will give me med prior to help control the reflex more. But all went well and eating just about normally this afternoon.…"
"Dr. Park gave a presentation at our SA meeting some two years ago. I also read his recent book (forget the title) and attended some of his online meetings. All were excellent. It was clear to me that Dr. Park is a real scientist.
I saw Dr.…"
"Is your implantable device working? Mine cost a little over 6 Grand each time…insurance pays him a little over 3 grand and I pay nothing. So it is just cost of hotel/drive and my time. If my procedure does not work I will keep on…"
"This procedure is being done at my sleep center. I'll ask next time I see my sleep doctor how it's going. I already have one implantable device/battery. It cost $138,000 and my last battery cost $127,000. I am convinced…"
"I think every single person will tell you the same thing: It takes a while ti find the right mask.
I was issued a nasal mask when I first started with CPAP therapy. I had a bit of irritation, so it wasn't an ideal solution for me at all. A RT…"
I am so tired of CPAP. Does anyone have any ideas for a mask I can try that might work?I have just tried Respironics Nuance Gel Pillows Mask. The mask is junk, total junk. It stretches in the back to pull on. Pulls my hair and is showing wear and tear after about 3 uses. Velcro will not stick. The loop that might be able to hold the tubing if it were big enough is too small. The pillows are too close together at the top so they hurt my nose. What happen to having pillows that swiveled so they…See More
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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."
"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."
"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…"
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