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Nasal pillows and partial blockage
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ClarkK Offline

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Machine: Philips Respironics REMstar Auto A-Flex
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Philips Nuance Pro
Humidifier: Philips
CPAP Pressure: 9.5 - 15 ... for now
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Loving my CPAP since day one in January 2015

Sex: Male
Location: Red Oak, NC

Post: #11
RE: Nasal pillows and partial blockage
Before CPAP and nasal pillows my sinuses were a mess and I was a serious mouth breather. The nasal pillows along with a prescription to Nasonex opened my sinuses up -- which in some ways has been the best part of CPAP therapy.

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05-09-2015 02:25 PM
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pholynyk Offline

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Machine: ResMed AirSense 10 APAP
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Amara View
Humidifier: included
CPAP Pressure: 11-17
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Ontario, Canada

Post: #12
RE: Nasal pillows and partial blockage
SnoozeAlarm: " The trick is in keeping your thoat closed but your nose and mouth open so that the water you are squirting up your nose has a place to come out. "

That sounds like a useful (?) skill.

I've never tried it though.
05-10-2015 08:24 AM
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