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richard graham
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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.

Started Nov 2, 2014

sick again
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It seems like I am sick with colds more often when I'm on the CPAP. Anybody experience that.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Z May 14, 2014.

nasal sprays

Just wanting some suggestions for some good nasal sprays to dry up sinusus. Thank you

Started Apr 3, 2014

mouth breathing
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I'm a mouth breather, and am wondering weather to get a chin strap or affm

Started this discussion. Last reply by hifay Jul 6, 2014.


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My Interest in Sleep Apnea
I have Sleep Apnea
Treatment Being Used, if any
If Machine Being Used, What Type? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
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At 4:33pm on February 10, 2015, richard graham said…
When I can afford it I'd like to get New machine with heated tube
At 11:06am on December 21, 2014, Mary Z said…

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.

At 10:55am on December 21, 2014, Mary Z said…

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.

At 9:58am on December 21, 2014, Mary Z said…

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 it's a great mask.

At 7:55am on April 11, 2014, Mary Z said…

Glad to hear it's working, Richard.

At 4:08pm on November 12, 2011, Mary Z said…

Richard, as a fellow member of the forum and on behalf of The SleepGuide Crew I would like to welcome you to SleepGuide.  We range from the yet to be diagnosed and newbie to those on the machine for many years.  I have logged 3 1/2 years.  Please feel free to start a new discussion or post to one in progress- you never know when your comments will help someone else.  Some threads are a little political right now, but that just depends on who is around and posting.  If I can be of any help navigating the site, feel free to contact me.

Mary Z.


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