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This BIPAP is aging me!! :(
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Koosa44 Offline

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Joined: Oct 2013

Machine: respironics BiPAP System One
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: unsure
Humidifier: unsure
CPAP Pressure: unsure
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Sex: Female
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Post: #1
This BIPAP is aging me!! :(
I wear a full face mask for my BIPAP. I sleep comfortably. I am noticing it seems to be pulling on my eyes and I have definitely aged since using the BIPAP these last 6 months. My top eyelids have drooped and I have under eye bags!! Any suggestions?
10-06-2013 08:59 AM
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Tez62 Offline

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Posts: 837
Joined: Feb 2013

Machine: Resmed S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Mirage Quattro
Humidifier: Resmed
CPAP Pressure: 5-15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Post: #2
RE: This BIPAP is aging me!! :(
Koosa44, welcome, good question, I was going to ask about the bags under my eyes each morning, mine seem to go either after a shower or by mid morning. I aslo use a full face mask and have a theory that it maybe the air being forced up my nose and because our eyes, ears, nose and throat are connected that it maybe forcing pockets of air into those sacks under our eyes. It doesn't worry me that much, I'm 51 so don't worry about my looks. They look much better than the black sunken eyes I used to have when I only got 1-2 hours sleep a night. Will be interested to hear what others think.
10-06-2013 05:16 PM
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pumpkln Offline

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Joined: Jun 2013

Machine: S9 Autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
Humidifier: Resmed
CPAP Pressure: 5 to 15
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Oxygen 2 liters, night time

Sex: Female
Location: US

Post: #3
RE: This BIPAP is aging me!! :(
Just a thought, your FFM may be slightly occluding your lymph system resulting in bags under your eyes. It should go away once you are up and around.
10-06-2013 06:01 PM
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trish6hundred Offline

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Posts: 6,450
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: #4
RE: This BIPAP is aging me!! :(
Hi Koosa44,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Just stick with it, it does get better.
Hang in there for more responses to your post and best of luck to you with your CPAP therapy.

trish6hundred
10-06-2013 08:26 PM
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