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by Ron439
Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:08 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP on Overnight Flight?
Replies: 18
Views: 5333

Re: CPAP on Overnight Flight?

I sprung for one of the tiny machines. I used it when I had the luxury of a lie-flat seat, it works upside down or whatever with the multi-night battery. The flights were long, across the Pacific. As the reviews said, the humidifier for this machine is heavy and bulky, so it went in the luggage for...
by Ron439
Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:49 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP on Overnight Flight?
Replies: 18
Views: 5333

Re: CPAP on Overnight Flight?

Wondering about a chinstrap or neck collar to try to keep the mouth closed?
by Ron439
Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP on Overnight Flight?
Replies: 18
Views: 5333

Re: CPAP on Overnight Flight?

WindCpap, would you consider another option, other than the CPAP?
by Ron439
Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP on Overnight Flight?
Replies: 18
Views: 5333

Re: CPAP on Overnight Flight?

SewTired ... don't get me wrong ... the new ResMed was an amazing upgrade! It's so quiet, I love it! But I was thinking it would be too bulky to try to use on an airplane. Thought maybe I'd look for a lower profile option. LSAT ... I will look into the insurance option. Health insurance is a raw sub...
by Ron439
Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:06 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: CPAP on Overnight Flight?
Replies: 18
Views: 5333

CPAP on Overnight Flight?

My husband and I will be taking a big vacation in February ... got some time to plan here. Seems like every time we'll get on an airplane, it will be an overnight flight. Ronnie has used CPAP therapy for over 10 years now, and we're used to traveling with the equipment, but I'm a little concerned ab...
by Ron439
Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Newbie & RampUp
Replies: 8
Views: 1305

Re: Newbie & RampUp

SGearhart wrote:If it hasn't you will need to download the clinician manual to get instructions on enter the setup mode.
Anyone know where to download the clinician manual for the AS10? Just bought this machine and don't know how to set pressures, etc. Thanks!
by Ron439
Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: I just want to sleep!
Replies: 17
Views: 2227

Re: I just want to sleep!

Thanks, everyone. I think it's time to act on this. I'm going to do a little more research and get a new machine ordered, and look into a new mask. And if that doesn't work, I'll continue to do what I have done many times, fall asleep on the couch then go to bed at 2 or 3 AM, when I'm so tired I don...
by Ron439
Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:12 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: I just want to sleep!
Replies: 17
Views: 2227

Re: I just want to sleep!

I don't remember what his pressure settings are ... it's been a while since I've looked. But probably not too far off from yours, from what I do remember. I think it's worth trying the SleepWeaver. I'll order one when I order his new machine. I see now that ResMed has a newer model, so will probably...
by Ron439
Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:58 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: I just want to sleep!
Replies: 17
Views: 2227

Re: I just want to sleep!

Thanks ... I'm not trying to be insensitive or selfish, I've always been supportive of his CPAP therapy ... but when you can hear the mask leaks in the bedroom all the way downstairs in the living room, over the sound of the TV, you know it's loud. We're not talking about normal leaks here. It's off...
by Ron439
Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:37 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: I just want to sleep!
Replies: 17
Views: 2227

I just want to sleep!

Hi, I am the wife of a CPAP user. He's been on CPAP therapy since 2007 ... and I've been on and (mostly) off this forum since then. I have begun work to get him a new machine, figure we could use an update after 7 years, and I'm looking at the S9 Auto, since he's got the S8 Auto right now. I can't b...
by Ron439
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Mask Recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 2167

Re: Mask Recommendation

One question ... why is it that all the equipment but a mask doesn't show in my posts? I've checked my profile, and it's all listed there ... do I need to update or anything?
by Ron439
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Mask Recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 2167

Re: Mask Recommendation

Gotta love Amazon, that pillow arrived today!! Can't wait for hubby to try it out. He said he's willing to try it "for me". Guess he doesn't fully realize that ultimately, it's for himself. Found out from DME that his equipment prescription has run out. Good for him, he made an appointment with the ...
by Ron439
Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Second Sleep Study Kinda in Denial
Replies: 31
Views: 3611

Re: Second Sleep Study Kinda in Denial

Speaking as a wife of a CPAP user, she will love it! There are obvious health issues with NOT seeking treatment ... but aside from that, the machine is not bothersome at all. Compared to the sound of your snoring and breathing struggles, it's blissfully quiet when all is in balance. My husband's mac...
by Ron439
Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:20 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Mask Recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 2167

Re: Mask Recommendation

Thanks for all the suggestions! Pillow is being ordered, instructions for the tongue technique have been relayed, and the mask recommendations have been noted and are ready for DME-guy. Although I think we're getting a new DME-guy ... my husband had trouble getting thru to the old one. So let's see ...
by Ron439
Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: CPAP and Sleep Apnea Message Board
Topic: Mask Recommendation
Replies: 19
Views: 2167

Re: Mask Recommendation

I have also looked into the CPAP pillows, but it's been a while. He likes a very "flat" pillow, so I tried to make my own by cutting up a cheap pillow ... he hated it. But maybe I should try again, getting a real one. If it works (if he would even use it at all), it would certainly be worth the inve...