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ZolliStar replied to Fred's discussion CPAP - cure worse than the disease
"I'm wondering: what prompted you to consider whether you have sleep apnea in the first place? Also, waking throughout the night isn't uncommon especially as we (*sigh*) age.  I seem to every 90 minutes or so. This pattern probably…"
Saturday
ZolliStar replied to ZolliStar's discussion New mouth device on the market
"You can try this website:  http://zyppah.com/ I have a MAD (mandibular advancement device). Dr. Steven Park evaluated my mouth and throat (not everyone can use a MAD, it turns out) and pronounced me a candidate for it. The truth?  I…"
Saturday
Mary Z replied to ZolliStar's discussion New mouth device on the market
"The link didn't work so me so I couldn't see the product.  I do have experience with a supposedly reliable boil and bite device.  I should know by now I have a small mouth and nothing regular size fits.  I don't think…"
Saturday
richard graham replied to ZolliStar's discussion New mouth device on the market
"If I thought something could work other than this lousy cpap that would be awesome"
May 22
richard graham posted a status
"I moved and have been sick a lot and can't use cpap because of cough and I'm depressed a lot"
Apr 26
Fred posted a discussion

CPAP - cure worse than the disease

It's ironic that before I was diagnosed with sleep apnea in 2000, I had no problem sleeping 8-9 hours a night. If I did wake up during the night, I had no problem falling right back to sleep, and I wasn't tired during the day.From the first night I brought home the CPAP I haven't had one decent night's sleep. Not one. I don't have any problem falling asleep, but I can't stay asleep. At first I was waking up after 4-5 hours and couldn't get back to sleep for a couple of hours. Now it's more like…See More
Apr 13
Fred updated their profile
Apr 13
ZolliStar posted a discussion

New mouth device on the market

I've been hearing advertising for this product over the past few days.  It's sold as something to help snoring, but as I look at the information it seems to me that it would work just as well as my mandibular advancement device (MAD).In other words, this could help some of us with sleep apnea.Read about it here.Anybody have any thoughts about this?  See More
Mar 31
99 replied to Mary Z's discussion AHI finally under five.
"Hi Richard I mainly use an empty humidifier as it reduces noise"
Feb 16
richard graham left a comment for richard graham
"When I can afford it I'd like to get New machine with heated tube"
Feb 10
richard graham replied to Mary Z's discussion AHI finally under five.
"I would like to see this forum active again as well. I will be more aware of what's going on"
Feb 10
ZolliStar posted a discussion

If you have trouble falling asleep....

I thought that when I got my sleep apnea diagnosis, that -- at last! -- all my sleep problems had come to an end.Ha!I have trouble falling asleep. Indeed, I rarely feel sleepy at night although I do feel tired. I even cut back on computer at night, etc., etc. (and installed f.lux on my computer) but I still had trouble. Now I'm doing something different: wearing special glasses (Uvex S1933X Skyper Safety Eyewear glasses). They block out the blue -- and they're making a difference! First I tried…See More
Feb 1
99 replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"i have purchased some silver the make my own colloidal silver"
Dec 21, 2014
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…"
Dec 21, 2014
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."
Dec 21, 2014
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."
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z replied to 99's discussion colloidal silver
"99, where have you been?  Do you add the colloidal silver to your humidifier?"
Dec 21, 2014
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…"
Dec 21, 2014
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?"
Dec 21, 2014
Mary Z left a comment for Kay Day
"Kay, I haven't been around myself and miss the old, active forum."
Dec 21, 2014
Si usted o alguien que usted conoce tiene una o más de los siguientes síntomas, puede ser Apnea del Sueño:

• Ronquidos
• jadeando por aire o detener la respiración durante el sueño
• quedarse dormido en situaciones inapropiadas, como por ejemplo durante la conducción, en una película, o sentado en una reunión
• Despertar sentimiento unrefreshed
• Gran cuello tamaño (más de 17 "en los hombres es mayor de 16" en la mujer)
• Por la mañana dolores de cabeza
• Cómo durante la noche para orinar
• Sudoración o lanzando y girando durante el sueño
• Depresión o irritabilidad
• Disfunción sexual
• Problemas con la memoria o la concentración

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Comment by 99 on November 5, 2009 at 9:01am
If you or someone you know has one or more of the following symptoms may be sleep apnea:

• Snoring
• gasping for breath or stop breathing during sleep
• falling asleep in inappropriate situations such as while driving, in a movie, or sitting in a meeting
• Wake up feeling unrefreshed
• Large neck size (over 17 inches in men is greater than 16 "in women)
• Morning headaches
• How at night to urinate
• Sweating or tossing and turning during sleep
• Depression or irritability
• Sexual dysfunction
• Problems with memory or concentration
Tags: apnea, Spanish, sleep, symptoms
Comment by 99 on November 5, 2009 at 8:56am
If you or someone you know has one or more of the following symptoms may be sleep apnea:

• Ronquidos • Snoring
• jadeando por aire o detener la respiración durante el sueño • gasping for breath or stop breathing during sleep
• quedarse dormido en situaciones inapropiadas, como por ejemplo durante la conducción, en una película, o sentado en una reunión • falling asleep in inappropriate situations such as while driving, in a movie, or sitting in a meeting
• Despertar sentimiento unrefreshed • Wake up feeling unrefreshed
• Gran cuello tamaño (más de 17 "en los hombres es mayor de 16" en la mujer) • Large neck size (over 17 inches in men is greater than 16 "in women)
• Por la mañana dolores de cabeza • Morning headaches
• Cómo durante la noche para orinar • How at night to urinate
• Sudoración o lanzando y girando durante el sueño • Sweating or tossing and turning during sleep
• Depresión o irritabilidad • Depression or irritability
• Disfunción sexual • Sexual dysfunction
• Problemas con la memoria o la concentración • Problems with memory or concentration
Tags: apnea , español , sueno , síntomas Tags: apnea, Spanish, sleep, symptoms

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