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Sun, Feb 2 8:32am · Cpap and sleep in Sleep Health

I have been using the Philips CPAP machine with a nose cradle successfully for 4 years. I was given a ResMed Air Sense 10 Autoset and had a parched mouth (as if someone had put a hair dryer in my mouth) and kept waking up every several hours. After 7 days, I switched back to my Philips. HAS ANYONE had this problem with the ResMed Air Sense 10?? Last night I used my Philips once again – I did NOT have a parched or dry mouth and slept well. I was using the same mask and headgear for both machines. I really want to like the ResMed Air Sense, as it has some great features and is easier for traveling. Any suggestions? I have had 3 calls with ResMed customer service, and the same number with my medical provider. The last ResMed suggested that my provider send the machine to them to be checked.

Oct 25, 2019 · CPAP machine for travel in Sleep Health

This is exactly what I need – recommendations for a good travel CPAP machine. Has anyone had experience with the Philips travel Dreamstation with humidifier? If so, what do you think of it? I am currently using a Philips System one 60 series and like it – but it's heavy and bulky.

Mar 30, 2019 · Facing Cancer Recurrence, PTSD & Acknowledging Mental Health in Cancer: Managing Symptoms

I have sensitive skin. I had this very same problem with one of my 4 scars being right under the bra elastic. What worked for me were 3 things: using "Scar Away" tape for 3 months (at least 22 hours out of 24 every day); going without a bra (for 8 1/2 months), and wearing tops under loose flannel shirts that were slightly, but comfortably, compressive (I hat anything tight and too close to my skin – I wore these inside out with the seam out). Then after 8 1/2 months I transitioned to Hanes Smooth comfort bra (a tip that I found from another lung surgery patient). Then finally back to a normal bra, although 1 yr, 8 months later I sometimes wear the comfort bras. I got mine at Target and also at Amazon. It's style WHG 796. So, did I feel comfortable not wearing a bra? No, but the tops and flannel shirts helped me to feel a little bit better than my t-shirts. Good Luck. BTW, all my scars are now flat.

Mar 20, 2019 · How to reduce my events while using my Cpap in Sleep Health

Oh, thanks for letting me know.

Mar 20, 2019 · How to reduce my events while using my Cpap in Sleep Health

@pearlbaby7 – Oh, thanks for letting me know. I still think I won't be using the CPAP for my shorter naps. But maybe I should use it for the longer ones.

Mar 20, 2019 · How to reduce my events while using my Cpap in Sleep Health

@pearlbaby7 I don't use my CPAP for naps at all, but I often nap in a recliner chair with my torso "propped up", so I am not completely flat. I think that might be okay, but I am not sure. Also, my naps usually don't last longer than 1 hour, and often more like 30 minutes.

Mar 18, 2019 · How to reduce my events while using my Cpap in Sleep Health

John, I have been using the CPAP hose stand for 3 nights. It is a definite improvement over my moving the hose out of the way several times during the night. Thanks for suggesting it and I will be recommending it to my CPAP using family and friends.

Mar 16, 2019 · SoClean Machine in Lung Health

When I asked my sleep therapist about this machine, she said do NOT use it – She said it would damage the CPAP.