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Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
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Diane1048 Offline

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Machine: ResMed Airsense 10 for Her with Built-in Wireless Connectivity
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Airfit P10 for Her
Humidifier: HumidAir - inbuilt
CPAP Pressure: Auto-CPAP 4 - 12
CPAP Software: SleepyHead Other Software

Other Comments: Started CPAP therapy Dec 2015 as Sleep Apnea makes my Blood Pressure very High | possible Diabetic

Sex: Female
Location: Sunshine Coast, Australia

Post: #1
Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
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because after my diagnosis of severe sleep apnea - I did not know what to do and how to proceed with the fact that I would have to - for the rest of my life have to be attached to a breathing aid like CPAP machine therapy.

You absolutely lovely people Thanks the Apnea Board community who welcome newbies hungry for information and listen to their fears and concerns and relate back their success stories to reassure people that it is all going to work out really well once you have overcome all the teething problems that may occur!

Today, after my follow-up with with my sleep clinic - I am still learning. They were pleased with my drastic decrease in my elevated Blood Pressure.

I have been on nasal pillows and am now trialing a full mask due to mouth leak.
12-17-2015 05:27 AM
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DeepBreathing Offline
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Joined: Sep 2013

Machine: Resmed S9 VPAP Adapt
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: Resmed H5i
CPAP Pressure: EPAP: 9 - 15 PS: 3 - 10
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Perth, Western Australia

Post: #2
RE: Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
Good news Diane... sounds like you're on the path to full membership of the hosehead club. Smile

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12-17-2015 05:35 AM
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trish6hundred Offline

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Joined: May 2012

Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet for Her
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
Humidifier: H5i Heated Humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 10 - 7-20 Cm H2O
CPAP Software: Not using software

Other Comments: I started CPAP in 2008. Totally blind since birth.

Sex: Female
Location: Missouri, USA

Post: #3
RE: Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
Hi Diane1048,
I’m so glad to hear that you are doing well with your CPAP therapy and that you have had such a good report on your blood pressure, CONGRATULATIONS.!
Keep up the good work.

trish6hundred
12-17-2015 07:46 PM
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Ghost1958 Online

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Machine: PRS1 Series Sixty Auto Aflex
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Eson
Humidifier: PRS1 with Heated Hose
CPAP Pressure: 10.5 min 16 max
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Moderate to Severe SA Obstructive. Rapid O2 desat off the machine.

Sex: Male
Location: KY

Post: #4
RE: Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
Stay with it Diane. It keeps getting better.
Glad to hear about the BP
12-17-2015 11:48 PM
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DariaVader Offline
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Machine: Resmed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Airfit P10 for Her
Humidifier: H5i humidifier with ClimateLine heated hose
CPAP Pressure: 8-15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: diabetes II, Thyroidectomized, Primary Immune Deficiency, and the list goes on :P

Sex: Female
Location: Oregon

Post: #5
RE: Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
Well-done

way 2 go Smile

هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه
Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه هههههه
12-18-2015 02:13 AM
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Machine: PR System One 560BT Auto
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: P10's/backup-DreamWear
Humidifier: PR attached
CPAP Pressure: 8.5 - 13. A-Flex 3
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Began CPAP Therapy Sept. 11, 2015. Hx Hypertension, Post Graves Disease, chronic migraines.

Sex: Female
Location: Southern Ontario//SW Florida

Post: #6
RE: Results after 2 weeks on CPAP therapy
Diane, that's awesome news! Great to hear your BP has also come way down! I bet that made your day. I like you will always be a hosehead as I've had this most of my life as far as I can guesstimate.

APNEABOARD - A great place to be if you're a hosehead!! Rolleyes

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12-18-2015 07:39 AM
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