Reading, watching TV and so on will help you to get used to it. The sooner you can keep the mask on all night, every night, the sooner you will become comfortable. I assume you need it (like the rest of us) and can tell you that at some point you will realize that you sleep better with your machine than without it. Just know that we've all gone through what you are going through. It will pass.
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Hi Leonard, welcome to the club.
As the others have said, adjusting to PAP therapy does take some getting used to. The fact that you move about a lot in your sleep is possibly dislodging your mask and the leaks might be waking you. First and most important is to get a mask which is comfortable and doesn't leak - I'm on my 4th in seven weeks and have finally got one that suits. Once the mask is right then the rest will follow.
It does take some getting used to - I'm just starting to feel comfortable with it now after nearly two months.
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10-22-2013, 08:54 AM
(This post was last modified: 10-22-2013, 08:55 AM by ldameron.)
i use the quatto fx. it feels pretty good. my problem is my noise stops up and i have to mouth breathe only. i don't know enough to know when it's not fitting good. i only got 30 days to decide. do people tend to sleep on their backs? i sleep mostly on my sides. i have a hard time going to sleep and don't sleep thru the night.
you said you finnaly found one that works for you. are you using the quatto fx?