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Nov 22, 2013
... If you have documented sleep apnea from a sleep study, CPap should help. Some people with very mild apnea can get by with dental appliances that adjust the jaw and open the airway. Cpap takes a few months to get used to. ... (13 replies)
... Is it an ongoing thing that they stretch every month or so and the mask starts to leak? (0 replies)
... I saw an add on TV for these. It is supposed to be more comfortable and less likely to leak. Has anyone tried these? (2 replies)

... Over time, do the straps on your CPAP mask stretch where you have to slightly tighten them? ... (1 replies)
... If it does and the leak you are talking about is not setting the alarm off, then it is not large enough to be affecting your machine's performance. ... (5 replies)
... Does anyone have their mask not leak when they fall asleep but later on in the night it leaks? ... (5 replies)
... ead the booklet last night and it was better but I still can't tell exactly how tightly you are supposed to secure the straps. I think I can still feel a slight leak through the mask sometimes. ... (5 replies)
... hey Sandi2932 yep my cpap machine has a humidifier on it and i dont have any issues with drying out or sore synesess, my machine also self regulates pressure to only just supply enough air pressure to keep the air way open, and i find it very comfortable, my mask doesnt leak hardly anything but i do have to tap my mouth shut as i wont wear a chin strap, the specialist said i... (10 replies)
... Hello again Jeff, it seems you are having a time of it :( in the UK we obviously do it differently than where you are, by that i mean,when i had the sleep study done i was told the next morning that because of the severity of my "condition" i was not allowed home as there was not an available vpap machinee for me ,so i would have to stay in hospital,, 3 weeks later and i... (15 replies)
... eep stages, I'm what the Sleep Doc calls a ' skinny apniac', my jaw is small and narrow and my throat is not very deep. There is no surgery or device other than CPAP for my condition, which began about 3 years ago. ... (15 replies)
CPAP problems
May 16, 2008
... I have the same problem. I am using the ComfortGel Mask (which makes my nose itch) Pressure: 7 CPAP: REMstar® Pro M Series with C-Flex™ It is true that you can swallow air, and it does make sense that would be the reason for the gas. Does your throat ever get dry even though you use the humidifier? (2 replies)
CPAP problems
May 15, 2008
... Earlier this year I started on CPAP therapy for Sleep Apnea. All went well, I have a good doctor, a good machine, and a mask that doesn't leak. ... (2 replies)
... There may be a couple of things you can is to make sure your equipment doesn't leak before you go to sleep. ... (12 replies)
Starting CPAP
Feb 7, 2008
... Well, I went to see my Respiratory Therapist yesterday, and she gave me a new mask. I was able to demonstrate to her how the nasal pillows leaked. She came to the immediate conclusion that I could not use nasal pillows. Since I was already using the large size nasal pillow, she could give me nothing bigger to help. Anyway, last night was my first on a nasal mask. It sure... (15 replies)
... I have made my mask as loose as I possibly can for it not to leak air and wake me up all night long, so loosening my straps is not an option as I am wearing it pretty loose and I am still waking up with a red face and marks. ... (2 replies)
New using CPAP
May 28, 2007
... m not currently wearing a chin strap. Second since On CPAP I have not slept more the 2 hours straight without waking up. I have though in those periods dreamt. ... (2 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Jan 1, 2007
... We will ask about a gel cushion mask. So far we have tried three different types of full face masks, none of which work very well. Two of them leak around the eyes, and that is the worst, my husband says. The other one leaks on the cheeks and if he is really tired, he doesn't wake up. ... (9 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 26, 2006
... There is a CPAP device called "nasal pillows" that are two little tubes you fit into your nostrils instead of wearing a mask, and has no leaking problems. ... (9 replies)
CPAP mask leak
Dec 6, 2006
... I change/wash the filters in the back of my CPAP bimonthly/monthly respectively. My mask does not have a filter on it or an extra hose. But hoses are the main area of concern for collection and growth of bacteria. I remove the valve that joins my humidifier reservoir to my CPAP, the humidifier reservior (which I open and scrub), the mask/humidifier connection hose (scrub... (9 replies)
Dec 5, 2006
... I saw the same information and I am hoping that someone has tried it. I told my husband about it and he thinks it's a bit strange. It would be great if it worked, though, because he is about ready to give up because of mask leak. Sunny (2 replies)

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