Chin strap blocking mouth

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Chalkie
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Location: UK

Chin strap blocking mouth

Post by Chalkie » Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:40 am

Should I be concerned about my chin strap sliding around my chin in my sleep and totally blocking my mouth? I feel I need the strap as on the odd nights without it I seem to get even worse sleep.

I get nightmares sometimes before waking with it over my mouth, where I am squashed or confined in some way.
Machine: Philips Respironics BiPAP C Series.
Mask: Respironics Comfort Gel Nasal Mask.

Pressure 12-18.