Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account

New Posts   Today's Posts

Chin strap: not working. Alternatives?
RE: Chin strap: not working. Alternatives?
As an update; I have now tried the P-R chinstrap and prefer it to the "Ruby". It is, at least for me, very comfortable, easily adjusted and is applied after donning the nasal pillows. After trying 3 different chinstraps I think I've found one that works for me. Oddly my AHI's have decreased too. Now if it will make the house payment and take out the trash. . .
Post Reply Post Reply

Donate to Apnea Board  
RE: Chin strap: not working. Alternatives?
(01-07-2015, 05:42 AM)Visitor Wrote: The chin strap I'm wearing does not work every night. When it doesn't, I wake up out of breath. I notice as at times I wake up breathing through my mouth.

I'm using the P10 nasal pillows mask.

I would like to continue using nasal pillows.

However, if the chin strap does not work, the effects are quite negative.

What are my alternatives?

Full face mask? (Rather not, but of course, I'll do what it takes to get this sorted)

Different type of chin strap? (I ordered mine from Supplier #2, but the email confirmation I got does not specify what type it is)

The strap is a single piece, that straps over the head with velcro connection.

I would try a nasal mask like FX. I've tried all the masks and the pillow just didn't work. With nasal mask I don't have the mouth breathing issue.

Sometimes a lower pressure might be recommended...
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  My auto cpap quit working.... emergency !! sciencetruth101 5 333 10-20-2018, 10:18 AM
Last Post: crowtor
  Help! Missing Strap Clips [from mask] PerChancetoDream 9 272 09-28-2018, 06:43 PM
Last Post: sheepless
Question Chin strap cause problems? FozzyDaBear 3 312 09-02-2018, 01:16 PM
Last Post: Larch45
  First post- Leaking from mouth, using chin strap Rgn3 11 528 08-24-2018, 01:21 PM
Last Post: allanri
  Desperate for relief, why isn't CPAP working? sventory 16 712 08-22-2018, 11:32 AM
Last Post: sventory
  Auto Shutoff Not Working wsonner 12 433 08-13-2018, 07:52 PM
Last Post: Mosquitobait
Wink 5 year and still not working but have some new ideas Mouchet 7 415 07-19-2018, 09:32 AM
Last Post: Sleeprider

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.