Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

Nasal pillow war
#21
Thanks for the good ideas. The Puresom looks like what I had in mind. Can you tell me where you get them? I searched and found one place that had them listed but discontinued and replaced with the Ruby Red. I'll be sure to check the chin cup size. Why do I hear comments about nose pillow problems regarding pressure? Is the pressure different than that of a nose mask? Just curious. I still need to find a way to not dislodge either during the night. I've adjusted both straps numerous times and short of Super Glue they get pushed off and start leaking. I think a full face mask would be even mire of a problem.
Barbara
Ajijic, Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  
#22
I just read an old post and it reminded me that I can't ask where to get an item. Sorry. I'll try to remember that in the future. Guess I'll just keep searching for that Puresom chin strap.
Barbara
Ajijic, Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
Post Reply Post Reply
#23
(03-24-2015, 11:21 PM)Hilobarbie Wrote: Thanks for the good ideas. The Puresom looks like what I had in mind. Can you tell me where you get them? I searched and found one place that had them listed but discontinued and replaced with the Ruby Red. I'll be sure to check the chin cup size. Why do I hear comments about nose pillow problems regarding pressure? Is the pressure different than that of a nose mask? Just curious. I still need to find a way to not dislodge either during the night. I've adjusted both straps numerous times and short of Super Glue they get pushed off and start leaking. I think a full face mask would be even mire of a problem.

The pressure really shouldn't be causing your issue. What size pillow are you using? Often you need to move up to one size larger.

I would check with our on-line suppliers, google puresom ultra, or even look on Amazon for the chinstrap.
Post Reply Post Reply
#24
I found a post that mentioned "ultra" and that was the key. I've found the chin strap. I've tried all sizes of the nose mask but the Large. I'll try it and see if it fits. Thanks.
Barbara
Ajijic, Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
Post Reply Post Reply
#25
(03-24-2015, 07:52 PM)Hilobarbie Wrote: Any recommendations for a chin strap that doesn't push your jaw back...and one that leaves ears uncovered...and one that isn't too bulky? While I'm asking, I'm having a hard time finding either a nise mask or pillows that I don't dislodge during the night. Always about fours into the sleep. Thanks for any advice...it's all appreciated.

Pap-cap does all that.

There are a handful of places that carry it, so you'll need to google.
Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  
#26
Well I used the ruby chin strap under the p10 last night, and I selpt great and woke up with no leaks at all this morning. I've followed retired_guy's advice of not cinching the strap down and it's way more comfortable and did it's job. I look forward to many more great nights!
Post Reply Post Reply
#27
(03-27-2015, 07:59 AM)truetopath Wrote: Well I used the ruby chin strap under the p10 last night, and I selpt great and woke up with no leaks at all this morning. I've followed retired_guy's advice of not cinching the strap down and it's way more comfortable and did it's job. I look forward to many more great nights!

Were you having to wear a chin strap with the Wisp or Eson? That is the one thing I have not tried with the P10, using the chin strap, doesn't it seem more obtrusive than the wisp if you have to use chin strap + p10, if you were successful with only the Wisp or Eson?

Glad you like your new setup.
Post Reply Post Reply
#28
(04-04-2015, 10:21 AM)Mich Wrote:
(03-27-2015, 07:59 AM)truetopath Wrote: Well I used the ruby chin strap under the p10 last night, and I selpt great and woke up with no leaks at all this morning. I've followed retired_guy's advice of not cinching the strap down and it's way more comfortable and did it's job. I look forward to many more great nights!

Were you having to wear a chin strap with the Wisp or Eson? That is the one thing I have not tried with the P10, using the chin strap, doesn't it seem more obtrusive than the wisp if you have to use chin strap + p10, if you were successful with only the Wisp or Eson?

Glad you like your new setup.

I was not having any mouth leaks with the wisp or eson, but with any pillow mask I tried the direct flow of air would pop my mouth open. I've been using the p10 for about a week now with the ruby chin strap and have been sleeping great. Next week I'm going to throw in a night without the chin strap to see if I can go without.
Post Reply Post Reply
#29

[/quote]

Were you having to wear a chin strap with the Wisp or Eson? That is the one thing I have not tried with the P10, using the chin strap, doesn't it seem more obtrusive than the wisp if you have to use chin strap + p10, if you were successful with only the Wisp or Eson?

Glad you like your new setup.
[/quote]

I was not having any mouth leaks with the wisp or eson, but with any pillow mask I tried the direct flow of air would pop my mouth open. I've been using the p10 for about a week now with the ruby chin strap and have been sleeping great. Next week I'm going to throw in a night without the chin strap to see if I can go without.
[/quote]

Thanks for the update and input. Maybe that was my problem with the P10. I do not have a chinstrap since I did not need one with any of the nasal masks I tried. Might look into that. My only concern is that then I would have to use a chinstrap and P10 vs. only one mask with no problems with mouth opening with the other masks.

Happy Easter everyone!
Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  DreamWear Gel Pillow Mask Snore of Thunder 10 458 06-11-2018, 02:45 PM
Last Post: gregger
  CPAP pillow, worth it? mdhampton 11 340 06-04-2018, 04:27 PM
Last Post: OpalRose
  [Equipment] Very Difficult to be compliant my nasal pillow hurts the inside of my nose soo much WakemeupBeforeYouGoGo 33 12,607 05-23-2018, 11:18 AM
Last Post: Fats Drywaller
  [CPAP] Leak in nasal pillow sherryl10 5 247 05-02-2018, 12:06 PM
Last Post: gwc2795
  Someone be so kind as to explain Gel nasal mask vs regular nasal mask gwc2795 12 646 04-27-2018, 05:53 AM
Last Post: gwc2795
  Pillow Recomendations jochumr 6 349 03-25-2018, 08:14 PM
Last Post: jochumr
  What (sleeping) pillow do you like and why? groggygirl 32 1,482 03-24-2018, 04:32 PM
Last Post: PaulKTF

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.