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Do you ever skip a night with the machine?
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Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: FitLife Total face mask
Humidifier: F&P HC150 with Hybernite heated hose.
CPAP Pressure: 15cm-20cm H2O (auto)
CPAP Software: SleepyHead Other Software

Other Comments: CMS50-F wearable Oximeter; Software: SPO2 Assistant

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Post: #21
RE: Do you ever skip a night with the machine?
I have skipped a night before a couple times. Felt like I was in Zombie Land all the next day.

Bleah.

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09-29-2015 03:06 PM
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Machine: ResMed A10 AutoSet
Mask Type: Other
Mask Make & Model: WISP, Nuance
Humidifier: Climate Hose and included humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 9
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: I alternate between WISP and fabric Nuance - like both!

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Location: Mebane, NC

Post: #22
RE: Do you ever skip a night with the machine?
Went without mine last July 3. Was in the ER with diverticulitis and in so much pain sleep was not a a part of the equation.

My wife brought my machine to me in the hospital the next morning, and I spent the day in blissful sleep Smile

I'm convinced I sleep SO much better with my machine that I would really prefer not to sleep without it.

Now, I do change masks around to get rid of some soreness. But I also try and change my undies daily, as well Wink

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09-29-2015 08:04 PM
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Homerec130 Offline

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Machine: Philips/Resperonics BiPAP auto SV Advanced System One (950P)
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Mask Make & Model: ResMed Quatro FX
Humidifier: Philips Respironics System 1
CPAP Pressure: 6-16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: But it is a dry heat.

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Post: #23
RE: Do you ever skip a night with the machine?
The only time I skip a night is when I get sinus issues with the accompanying cough. Makes it too hard to keep the mask on, so I move to the recliner. Other than that, the only time I remember not intentionally using my machine was the first night on our trip last summer. Had a late checkin in at the hotel and crashed around midnight. Up at 4 to make the flight. Did use it on the other end and the rest of the trip. Didn't feel too bad considering all the airplane and airport time.

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09-30-2015 12:31 PM
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