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99 replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"i have purchased some silver the make my own colloidal silver"
4 hours ago
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…"
4 hours ago
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."
7 hours ago
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."
7 hours ago
Mary Z replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"99, where have you been?  Do you add the colloidal silver to your humidifier?"
8 hours ago
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…"
8 hours ago
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?"
8 hours ago
Mary Z left a comment for Kay Day
"Kay, I haven't been around myself and miss the old, active forum."
8 hours ago
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…"
8 hours ago
hifay replied to Mary Z's discussion Sleep apnea increases risk of osteoporosis
"Always something. Thanks for the information."
9 hours ago
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?"
Sep 29
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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
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Looking for Advice
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I was diagnosed with OSA  2 and 1/2 years ago. It is considered very severe. I also have Chronic Hepatitis C and have been diagnosed with several serious personality disorders along with Bipolar and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 99 Mar 7, 2012.

Having nightmares after starting and using cpap
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OK this may seem strange but has anyone else noticed that after starting or during cpap treatment, that they are dreaming more that before? I have always dreamt alot all though my life but as my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by susan mccord Nov 13, 2009.

 

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99 replied to sleepybob's discussion Looking for Advice
"i think with mental health issues you should be allowed a free advocate to state your case for you and make representations for you"
Mar 7, 2012
Mary Z replied to sleepybob's discussion Looking for Advice
"Sleepybob, thanks for the update. One of the best things I did when applying for social security disability was to hire a lawyer who specialized in that area.  This was after I had been turned down once.  Your case sounds more serious and…"
Mar 7, 2012
sleepybob replied to sleepybob's discussion Looking for Advice
" I wanted to add an update, I am now currently under doctors care for my mental health and have their support for my disability case. In regards to my sleep apnea I still use it faithfully but continue to have issues with cpap treatment. My…"
Mar 6, 2012
sleepybob replied to Rita Butler's discussion Looking for some answers....
"I also use the full face mask( I am a mouth breather) and usually start having problems after the first couple of months with leaks. My headgear Velcro wears out quickly forcing me to tighten and tighten the mask to prevent leaks until it…"
Mar 6, 2012
sleepybob replied to Mike's discussion Be Careful at Your Sleep Center
"I can't stand the humidifier so I don't use it, although I do wake up with a dry mouth every morning. It feels like I'm being water-boarded or trying to breathe through a wet rag when I fill it. I'd rather just brush my…"
Mar 6, 2012
sleepybob replied to sleepybob's discussion Looking for Advice
"Ah I read the thread on self titration your talking about managing air pressure correct? I was prescribed the maximum pressure the machine is capable of and I personally feel that I still struggle to breathe even at this level and could…"
Nov 30, 2011
sleepybob replied to sleepybob's discussion Looking for Advice
"I'm not sure what self titration is... can u please elaborate? And thank you for your advice:) My first step is to get my mental health doctor on board and if he/she feels that my conditions can be managed ( I cannot take medication…"
Nov 29, 2011
sleepybob replied to The SleepGuide Crew's discussion Applying for Disability Based on Severity of Sleep Apnea
"I recently applied for disability in KY. You can either fill out an online form or go down to your local SS office and take a number talk to the initial caseworker. you will be required at that point to furnish you I.D. SS card and…"
Nov 29, 2011
sleepybob replied to Carolyn Tipping's discussion Depression
"  I am not under doctors care for the hep C. Treatment options have never been raised by my physicians when I was first diagnosed because I was so young the doctor told me " you'll probably live a normal life just…"
Nov 29, 2011
sleepybob posted a discussion

Looking for Advice

I was diagnosed with OSA  2 and 1/2 years ago. It is considered very severe. I also have Chronic Hepatitis C and have been diagnosed with several serious personality disorders along with Bipolar and major depression. I'm currently using Cpap and have every night since the Sleep study. The problem is its no longer working as well as it did in the beginning and I am right back to where I was before, except now I have a new array of symptoms which I believe are aggravated by my other…See More
Nov 29, 2011
sleepybob replied to Carolyn Tipping's discussion Depression
"To someone who asked i dont believe the HCV virus directly effects my sleep apnea it does however effect my physical health and especially my mental health> I definately believe that sleep apnea has an overall effect on mental health in general…"
Aug 19, 2011
sleepybob replied to Carolyn Tipping's discussion Depression
"I also suffer from severe sleep apnea, depression, chronic hepatitus C along with back ,hip and knee problems. I think its common and and may be more related to the apnea than alot of people think. I am currently seeking a doctor for treatment but…"
Aug 19, 2011
99 left a comment for sleepybob
"hi bob welcome to the forum welcome"
Nov 23, 2009
susan mccord replied to sleepybob's discussion Having nightmares after starting and using cpap
"Jason, I'm pretty sure this is the same way for a patient to order chinstraps too. They carry all that stuff for mvapmed. McCord "
Nov 13, 2009
susan mccord replied to sleepybob's discussion Having nightmares after starting and using cpap
"Okay, Jason--I got the putty ordered. It's a different route for patients to order--the last link you gave me is for labs only. The shipping was only $386.45!!!!! lol If you're gonna refer patients to buy their own, here's the info…"
Nov 13, 2009
susan mccord replied to sleepybob's discussion Having nightmares after starting and using cpap
"Thanks, Jason. Yes, I checked Apnea Life first--always do--that kind of stuff's not on inventory yet. I always start there. Takes awhile to get a store like that stocked. It'll come with time, Appreciate the direct link--will check it out…"
Nov 13, 2009

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At 3:26am on November 23, 2009, 99 said…
hi bob welcome to the forum welcome
At 6:21pm on November 2, 2009, sleepycarol said…
Welcome to the forum.

Here you will find caring patients and professionals that care about your health. Sleep apnea can be deadly and with the help and support of this group, I have been able to be 100% compliant and improve my health.

Please feel free to join in the discussions, add a discussion, or just lurk. We are glad you are here.
 
 
 

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