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Masks and hair curlers
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DeeMax45 Offline

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Post: #11
RE: Masks and hair curlers
What a great idea iSnooze! I'll make sure that I go down there with curlers in my hair.

Thanks for the help,

Dee
02-17-2013 08:17 PM
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iSnooze Offline
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Location: Indiana

Post: #12
RE: Masks and hair curlers
I wonder how many other people have done shown up with curlers in their hair.

I know that we are supposed to sleep like we normally do when we have the sleep and triation study but it is difficult to do that with all the wires attached along with sleeping in a strange location with someone watching you throughout the night.

Good luck with your study and let us know how it goes.
02-18-2013 11:10 AM
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Post: #13
RE: Masks and hair curlers
Actually, the technicians probably wouldn't be happy to see those curlers in your hair. They have to attach electrodes to your scalp. On the other hand, the curlers may make it easier to attach the electrodes as the regions between the curlers may make good attachment points.

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02-18-2013 04:01 PM
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DeeMax45 Offline

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Posts: 9
Joined: Feb 2013

Machine: Phillips Respironics REMstar Auto A-Flex DS560S
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Quattro FX for Her
Humidifier: Phillips Respironics System One Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 5-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Florida

Post: #14
RE: Masks and hair curlers
I realized after I sent that last message that it probably wouldn't work because of the sensors that they attach to your head. Oh well,.

I have another question, but I'll post it under a new subject line.

Dee
02-19-2013 09:20 PM
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Post: #15
RE: Masks and hair curlers
(02-18-2013 11:10 AM)iSnooze Wrote:  I wonder how many other people have done shown up with curlers in their hair.

I know that we are supposed to sleep like we normally do when we have the sleep and triation study but it is difficult to do that with all the wires attached along with sleeping in a strange location with someone watching you throughout the night.

Good luck with your study and let us know how it goes.

Just because you should be ready for sleep doesn't invite you to actually show up in your pyjamas.
02-20-2013 08:09 PM
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