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Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
If you Google "CPAP Pillow" you get about a million responses. I know there must be a "Best" pillow out there. What is your favorite, especially for side sleeping to minimize leakage? Thanks, Jim
12-01-2015 02:25 PM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
This is totally a user subjective topic. As for me. I use a buckwheat and foam pillow manufactured by a fellow in Utah. It's comfortable, adjustable and doesn't allow your head to sink down in it, thus pushing your mask.

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(This post was last modified: 12-02-2015 04:28 PM by Crimson Nape.)
12-01-2015 02:40 PM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
Have that same pillow. it is a nice one.



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12-01-2015 03:49 PM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
I'm anxious to clear up this leakage problem so I went ahead and ordered a [commercial link removed - simply search Amazon for "Science of Sleep SleePAP CPAP Pillow" to get to the product - Admin] It has good reviews especially for clearing up leakage problems. Thanks for the other suggestions. Regards, Jim





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12-01-2015 05:53 PM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
Sorry for posting the commercial link. I wasn't thinking.
12-02-2015 12:47 PM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
(12-02-2015 12:47 PM)okrobie Wrote:  Sorry for posting the commercial link. I wasn't thinking.

Maybe you should get some sleep to help you think more clearly?! Dielaughing

I have been using a very thin pillow for the last two nights and my AHI has halved. I am a back sleeper. But yes, its all very personal, you have to go on a journey to find what works for you.
12-04-2015 05:13 AM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
okrobie,
Unfortunately, no one can really say what the "best" pillow is. It's on the same level as choosing a Cpap mask. The drawback is you can't return the dang pillow if you don't like it.

My husband has commented many times about my pillow collection. Oh-jeez
I have spent a lot of $ trying out different "Cpap" pillows.

After about 6 months of that nonsense, I went back to the original pillow I used before Cpap therapy, which is a my pillow.

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12-04-2015 07:35 AM
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RE: Which is the best Sleep Apnea pillow?
Thanks OpalRose, my pillow arrived and it is working pretty well. See the other thread for the complete results.
12-04-2015 09:51 AM
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