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Do i need a chinstrap?
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Hi - My only, very short, experience with masks in the Amara View which i understand is a full face mask. However, i have a problem every night with the mask slipping up and covering my bottom lip. I am a SNORER which suggests i sleep with my mouth open. Does this impact upon the effectiveness of my treatment? I have attached graphs in another post on the software blog. If having my mouth open is a problem would the treatment be improved by using a chin strap?

Huh
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(01-09-2017, 11:13 AM)Johnboy Wrote: Hi - My only, very short, experience with masks in the Amara View which i understand is a full face mask. However, i have a problem every night with the mask slipping up and covering my bottom lip. I am a SNORER which suggests i sleep with my mouth open. Does this impact upon the effectiveness of my treatment? I have attached graphs in another post on the software blog. If having my mouth open is a problem would the treatment be improved by using a chin strap?

Huh

It is a relatively cheap ($15) experiment. In my case, I found that I needed the chin strap only at higher pressures and not so much at lower pressures. I am using the ResMed Mirage Activa LT since I am not normally a mouth-breather.

Best of luck with your therapy.
"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius
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Get yourself a mask liner (Supplier #31). Solved my slipping problem with this mask (although it is a backup).
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