I have a beard and mustache, I would hate to give them up
any recommendations for a mask?
The best mask for us bearded guys is nasal pillows. I have two masks I really like as shown on my profile <-----------.
INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE.
ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA.
INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINIONS ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF FACT.
That is a tough question to answer. Very few makers market their masks as made for guys with beards. That said, I have a full, but short beard, and you can work with it. You did not fill out any details, so we do not know any info about you your machine, whether you use a nasal mask, a FFM, or pillows - or what pressure you need - more info may help.
Please understand that I could suggest masks that work great for both myself and other members, but you may find them to be worthless. Mask choice is a very personal choice - as no two faces are the same shape/size.
By reading other threads here you will find many masks that are spoken of on a regular basis, and this too may help you pick one or more to try.
*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."