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Chinstrap doesn't prevent mouth breathing, how to solve?
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Machine: Resmed Airsense 10
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed F-10
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CPAP Pressure: 6-10
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead Other Software

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Location: California

Post: #21
RE: Chinstrap doesn't prevent mouth breathing, how to solve?
I resisted a full face for so long but I was so pleasantly surprised when I finally tried one and I slept better and had better numbers. For me personally, it seemed drastic to tie or glue my mouth shut when there was a mask specifically designed to eliminate the mouth leak.

I thought FFM was too bulky and scary looking, but it was fine when I tried it so I would encourage anyone with mouth leak issues to at least try it. Resmed often offers free return insurance if you don't like it after 30 days.

I wish I had tried the FFM long ago. I have a Resmed F10 but am going to try out the Simplus just because I really like Fisher & Paykel designs.
10-02-2016 04:40 PM
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Machine: ResMed AirSense™ 10 AutoSet™ for Her CPAP w/ HumidAir™ Humidifier
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: P&S 405
Humidifier: Climateline
CPAP Pressure: 7-14
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Location: Canada

Post: #22
RE: Chinstrap doesn't prevent mouth breathing, how to solve?
Good thread on mask leaks/air leaking from lips/ffm

Old82: Especially like your modified baseball cap to chin strap idea ... worth a try

Will try F&P Simplus and Forma on my on going search for better mask
10-03-2016 05:03 PM
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