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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby ChicagoGranny on Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:27 am

Tahera11979 wrote:I am looking for earplugs that can block out sound.


Hearos and Mack's are two of the better brands.

What do you think about also using a white noise machine? I have friends who use a white noise machine and ear plugs.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Ashed1 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:52 pm

You don't say what kind of coal he has, I think most newer coals are pretty silent. I am wondering if you have the lid on tight or something lease is wrong with it.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby ChicagoGranny on Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:03 pm

Anthracite

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Tahera11979 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:53 am

My DH is still travelling by the way. I will let you all know the update as soon as he returns and we get the chance to examine the machine.

@Chicagogranny, thank you, I will order those earplugs right away. Currently I am using a fan and earplugs but my sleep is still very disturbed.

Which coal are you referring to? And Anthracite as a stone? You got me lost. :)

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Julie on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:03 am

Anthracite is coal, the kind you mine and burn for heat.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Tahera11979 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:05 am

Thanks Julie! Does it help for sleep?

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Julie on Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:53 am

No... sometimes Granny's humor is a little out there.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby palerider on Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:29 pm

Tahera11979 wrote: I am looking for earplugs that can block out sound.

I prefer these: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00 ... UTF8&psc=1

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby ChicagoGranny on Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:56 pm

Tahera11979 wrote:Which coal are you referring to? And Anthracite as a stone? You got me lost. :)


I didn't start that stuff about coal. But, I was trying to end it. Try to keep up. :wink: Or maybe you are like me - you ignore "Guest" posts. That's a good practice.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby RogerSC on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:14 pm

I expect that "coal" was autocorrect language for "cpap". A little proof reading can help posts make more sense *smile*.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby palerider on Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:54 pm

RogerSC wrote:I expect that "coal" was autocorrect language for "cpap". A little proof reading can help posts make more sense *smile*.

until granny gets her fingers on 'em.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Soothest Sleep on Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:03 pm

Re: earplugs
I can recommend Ohropax Classic earplugs for noise reduction. They are made of wax so when softened a little will conform to your ear's contours. And they are reusable.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Hannibal 2 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:15 am

RogerSC wrote:I expect that "coal" was autocorrect language for "cpap". A little proof reading can help posts make more sense *smile*.


So should I stop putting coal in my ears now?

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Tballinusa on Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:26 am

My wife was the same way when I first stared CPAP as she is a light sleeper. Here's what made it easier for her.
1. I put my ResMed Air Sense 10 (which is considered the quietest machine on the market) on the lowest level of my night stand, which is almost floor level. That in itself makes the noise 80% quieter.
2. She downloaded a free white noise app for her phone. White noise, even at a low level has been used in business offices for years. It makes a huge difference. The human ear hears the soft white noise and disregards the CPAP noise.

Now she sleeps much better, as do I. CPAP has allowed me to sleep all night and no more sleepy day times.

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Re: Will we ever adjust?

Postby Hannibal 2 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:58 am

Tballinusa wrote:My wife was the same way when I first stared CPAP as she is a light sleeper. Here's what made it easier for her.
1. I put my ResMed Air Sense 10 (which is considered the quietest machine on the market) on the lowest level of my night stand, which is almost floor level. That in itself makes the noise 80% quieter.
2. She downloaded a free white noise app for her phone. White noise, even at a low level has been used in business offices for years. It makes a huge difference. The human ear hears the soft white noise and disregards the CPAP noise.

Now she sleeps much better, as do I. CPAP has allowed me to sleep all night and no more sleepy day times.


This is interesting, although some of my noise comes from the FF Mask vent. Any particular app you recommend? My partner had a lot of trouble sleeping for various reasons.

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