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New Solution for lip flutters
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Someone in another forum mentioned that he used Listerine Breath strips torn in half and placed on moistened lips just before sleep. It creates a seal but not too strong a seal that you cannot open your mouth if you have to cough or vomit or if the electric goes off. I tried it and it really does the trick. I had a 0.0 AHI last night and a much lower leak rate.
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Fighting the same Issue I'll have to try it.
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I want to try this too for when I don't want to use the full face mask. I seem to remember the Listerine strips being quite strong, does it leave a burning sensation on the lips? I tried tapping but couldn't stand it.

My current solution with the nasal pillow mask is a headband, used like a chin strap. It's the kind of headband that has a fabric covered elastic on one side and gathered fabric on the other half. They were popular a few years ago. I fan out the fabric over the top of my head, like a cap, and put the elastic band on the tip of my chin. There is just enough pressure to keep my mouth shut. When I detect lip flutters, I pull the elastic up until it sits right under my lower lip, pushing it up slightly and keeping my lips shut. The wide band of fabric over the top of my head keeps it in place all night. Only downside is that it leaves marks on the side of my face. I'm thinking in the summer I'll be too hot with the headband, so this Listerine strip solution is something I'll keep in mind. Thanks so much for sharing!
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