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10-07-2012, 02:45 AM
I have another question.... I have woken a couple of times with something like hic ups... all I have done is turn off my machine take off my mask for a minute and put it back on and go to sleep. Would it just be me not being in "sync" with the air blowing in?? just curious if anyone else has this.
10-07-2012, 08:41 AM
I haven't had this happen, but until someone offers more possibilities, here's Mayo Clinic's list of Causes for Hiccups:
Mayo Clinic Wrote:Hiccups
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10-08-2012, 02:26 AM
Gosh now that's a huge list! well mine only happened with mask on and stopped as soon as I turned the machine off.... so I can safely cross of most of what is on this list maybe?? lol
10-08-2012, 03:25 AM
does the trick for me
Spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down
03-24-2017, 08:04 PM (This post was last modified: 03-24-2017, 08:06 PM by woozie38. Edited 1 time in total. Edit Reason: typo )
(10-07-2012, 02:45 AM)Ulrika Wrote: I have another question.... I have woken a couple of times with something like hic ups... all I have done is turn off my machine take off my mask for a minute and put it back on and go to sleep. Would it just be me not being in "sync" with the air blowing in?? just curious if anyone else has this.
Hi Urika, Yes I have experienced this too. I recently got a Resmed S9 ASV machine & being unused to the way it works I found myself attempting to breathe out whilst the machine was delivery a boost in pressure. The remedy for me was the same, turn off the machine. This re-set the ramp feature & I was able to go back to sleep. So the answer to what causes these hiccups, could, IMHO be, "trying to exhale against machine pressure". The expiration pressure is overcome by machine pressure sending the diaphragm into convulsions.
Keep on breathin'
03-24-2017, 08:13 PM
Sometime the cpap air goes into your gut. I have adjusted my pressure to keep this to a ok level.
CPAP users who experience excessive belching, stomach bloating, stomach distension and agonizing gas pains may be suffering from aerophagia. ... Aerophagia occurs when air from a CPAP enters the esophagus and goes into the belly, rather than the airway and into the lungs
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