Do you use a chin strap? If you're a mouth breather, you may need a chin strap so that your mouth stays closed. It's important to keep it closed throughout the night for a lot of reasons -- mouth, dental, etc., etc.
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"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…"
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
Somehow I missed your post before I put up mine below). Do you know if there are any studies or journal articles to support this? (The relation between clenching and nasal resistance). Thanks.
"Anecdotal, at best...
When I clench my jaw, I have a noticeable reduction in nasal resistance (almost like a breathe-rite strip-try it). It also seems like it would be less likely for the tongue to detach from the hard palate and shift…"
When you go to sleep on your side, are you comfortable? How quickly do you fall asleep? Do you overheat or get sweaty when you sleep? When you are on your side, do you stack or fold the pillow? Or, put your arm under the pillow? Enough…"
"Love this topic! If anyone has any medical info about this, let me know. My thoughts are below. I think the best way to prevent a loss of the tongue seal is to facilitate side sleeping with a slight incline. I think pillow position and support also…"
"It makes sense to me that the evolution of the home test is the future of apnea/hypopnea detection, if not for the sole reason of the impact of the environment (your mattress, bedroom, bedding, bedtime, sleep positions, etc...). The bigger issue,…"
"Thanks Michael. It's a hard call with the mattress and I wouldn't pretend that there is an easy answer. I have heard that foam "rollers" which pre-compress foam, do expedite out-gassing but I'm not 100% sure, so maybe…"
"The Tempur mattress is made up of two types of polyurethane foam. A standard, mid-density material and a visco-elastic poly (visco-elastic or "memory foam" is a polyurethane with a petrochemical slowing agent). Polyurethane foam consists…"
"Do you side-sleep? or are you back and side? When you say "moving" is that from side to side or just shifting on one side? We definitely see improvement in mask stability and leakage issues with more stable pillows during side-sleeping.…"
"Pillows are tricky. Regardless of whether we are CPAP users or not, positioning for breathing is prime. Most pillows don't give the right amount of height or firmness and if they do, the support shape is lousy. Anyone who stacks pillows can…"