(04-18-2016, 07:33 AM)MattyG47 Wrote: Yes, sorry I am referring to regular sleeping pillows; I didn't realize there were CPAP related ones.
I am definitely a chin to chest sleeper, I will have to find a way to correct that while sleeping on my side.
I've been thinking about re-testing, because the original clinic I went to a few years ago was closed and the doctor had their license taken away. It was the discomfort of sleeping on my side with a mask, always pushed it uncomfortable to one side and sometimes lost the suction. I would be up for hours unable to sleep.
Yes, there are nasal pillow masks, so when you said pillows, that's what some may think.
If you haven't used your machine for 5 years, you will find that a lot has changed.
Especially with mask choices. I'm a side sleeper and I use a nasal pillow mask.
It doesn't move at all when I turn in my sleep.
I hope you get re-tested. A lot of us here wished we had been diagnosed at a younger age. Untreated sleep apnea will do great harm to you physically...mabye not today or tomorrow, but your overall health will decline if you continue on this road.
Please keep us posted. Good luck!