This is the place for new users to orient themselves to the forum.
Latest Activity: Jan 17, 2012
Many times newly diagnosed patients do not have a clue about what type of cpaps and machines there are. If you were like me, in a sleep deprived state of mind, you really do not know what questions…Continue
Started by sleepycarol. Last reply by Chris Jan 17, 2012.
I thought it might be useful to find out what types of problems newbies are having.Many on the forum did not make the transition without adjustments. If we know what problems you are having we may be…Continue
Started by sleepycarol. Last reply by Mary Z Jan 15, 2012.
the first, the only CPAP Song!!! Enjoy . . . CPAP Song LyricsSome people sleep clear through the nightand then they wake up feeling all rightand they don't even have to try.Others wake up quite a…Continue
Started by The SleepGuide Crew. Last reply by CleveMed Nov 16, 2009.
contributed by Sleepy Carol:I don't have any experience with the Quattro, but do have some experience on leaks.Unfortunately, masks are made for a sort of "one size fits all" method. Typically mask…Continue
Started by Mike. Last reply by Gerald Allen May 5, 2009.
- only members can post questions to our sleep apnea forum- active and ever-expanding user base of +1,600 members who care deeply about Sleep Apnea, including the Chairman of the American Sleep Apnea…Continue
Started by The SleepGuide Crew May 2, 2009.
I am new to using the CPAP. Is it advisable to use the CPAP if you take an afternoon nap? I hope when I am on this longer it will reduce the need for a nap. Just checking. Thanks.!
Started by BeeAsleep. Last reply by Judy Apr 19, 2009.
I use the nasal pillows and I am using the large although the respiratory therapist tried small or medium on me. wondered if the pillows would enlarge my nostrils since I am using large rather than…Continue
Started by Joannie J. Hassenpheffer. Last reply by Melodie Apr 19, 2009.
CPAP Common Problems and SolutionsProblemPossible CauseCorrectionMask leaks.Skin irritation.Pressure sores or blisters.Strap adjustment too loose or too tight.Incorrect mask size.Worn-out…Continue
Started by Mike. Last reply by Judy Mar 22, 2009.
I recommend that you do your homework prior to visiting your DME.Typically the DME will give you a "bare-bones" machine that can supply you with adequate treatment -- IF you do not encounter any…Continue
Started by sleepycarol. Last reply by Gerald Allen Feb 18, 2009.