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Machine: S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 14-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type; chronic sarcasm

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Location: western NC, USA

Post: #21
RE: New CPAP user need some help
Glad a change worked! Just remember though, one night is not a trend. Use it for at least ten nights before truly celebrating.

We all have different faces, different noses, different sleep patterns. Else there would be one mask fits all.

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03-23-2013 02:30 PM
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Posts: 95
Joined: Dec 2012

Machine: ResMed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage FX
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 8
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Post: #22
RE: New CPAP user need some help
Hey, there is nothing to be embarassed about! Sleep apnea is a medical condition. You should be commended for taking care of it and not ignoring it. As as a wife of a more senior hosehead, I can tell you there is almost nothing more comforting than hearing that steady flow of air blowing next to me in the bed. I can hardly even remember what that old freight train used to sound like. I am sure your wife sleeps a lot better than she used to and this is good for both of you! Glad to hear the nasal mask is working better for you.

(03-13-2013 06:58 PM)iwanttosleep Wrote:  I've been just embarrassed by the whole thing since I'm fairly young < 40, and I feel like a dope wearing it around my spouse. Although she loves that I don't snore like a freight train with the mask on.
03-23-2013 08:50 PM
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