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New CPAP user. Waking up a lot
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altaire4 Offline

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Joined: Mar 2014

Machine: Resmed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Resperonics
Humidifier: Resmed
CPAP Pressure: Unsure
CPAP Software: ResScan

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Sex: Male
Location: Brisbane Australia

Post: #11
RE: New CPAP user. Waking up a lot
To all the people who replied thank you heaps. Your comments and suggestions have helped a lot. I am getting used to the mask and do like it better than the pillows. I am waking feeling more refreshed than I have for a long time. Thanks again
03-12-2014 04:25 AM
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mdh235 Offline

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Joined: Aug 2013

Machine: ResMed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed F10
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 12.4 - 12.8
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: West Coast U.S.

Post: #12
RE: New CPAP user. Waking up a lot
(03-08-2014 05:15 PM)retired_guy Wrote:  
(03-08-2014 05:09 PM)altaire4 Wrote:  How long does it take most people to get used to using the machine and sleep through the night?

Don't know, haven't gotten there yet. But it's ok. Sometimes I have to get up to go to the bathroom but often not. Used to be that was a several times a night thing. So that's better. Also, it's kind of fun, in a sick sort of way, to wake up feeling great, like you've had a week's worth of rest --- then look at the clock and realize it's only been two hours. But that's ok too.

So how long until you or I sleep through the night? Don't know. ...and that's ok too. Geesssh, I'm beginning to sound like that funky comedian from awhile back.

Yeah, that's the weird thing. I usually wake up every couple of hours, just like I did before PAP. The difference is I must actually be sleeping during those two hours, because I feel a lot better in the morning than I did without PAP.
03-12-2014 12:59 PM
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