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Sorry, while I am no longer 'deformed', my issues stem from my over-bite - my lips don't really stay closed on their own at all.

As a child.. well, let's just say my braces, etc were medically needed.
*I* am not a DOCTOR or any type of Health Care Professional. My thoughts/suggestions/ideas are strictly only my opinions.

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(03-12-2014, 06:02 PM)Peter_C Wrote: Sorry, while I am no longer 'deformed', my issues stem from my over-bite - my lips don't really stay closed on their own at all. As a child.. well, let's just say my braces, etc were medically needed.

I too have an overbite issue -- which the doc says is a significant cause of my sleep apnea (bottom jaw much further back, closing airway). Mouth always wants to open a bit. I'm wondering if that's why I'm getting a bloated/cramped stomach each morning. Using a full face mask now.

I heard that full face masks with adjustable headgear that has a dial that can change the angle might help. I heard that it was more available in earlier days though.
Sleep Apnea has given me a terrible memory. Please forgive me if I've repeated myself.
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Trust me, the masks of 'today' are much, much better than the masks of yesterday~!

FYI? Am going to spend the $115 bucks and try the 'Innomed' Hybrid Full Face CPAP Mask with Nasal Pillows and Headgear - we'll see what happens. High hopes, as nasal pillows work for me, and the eye leaks are bugging me - as are the almost nightly mask farts.
*I* am not a DOCTOR or any type of Health Care Professional. My thoughts/suggestions/ideas are strictly only my opinions.

"Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you. Jesus Christ and the American Soldier. One died for your Soul, the other for your Freedom."
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