I have been sleeping with my cpap machine for two years in July. I LOVE IT! I sleep soundly and deeply. I can't wait to go to bed because I know I will be rested in the morning. That is probably the one thing I have done that has made the most difference. I suffer from afib and had an ablation a year ago.
Fitness Minutes: (11,005) Posts: 839 3/29/14 1:12 P
They had me try one when I was in the hospital. I guess I have sleep apnea when I sleep on my back, which I had to then but seldom do now that I can move around in the bed without help. Have you tried different pillows? Maybe a foam on cut so that allows room for your mask when sleeping on your side? Won't work if you move around a lot like I do, but if you pretty much sleep in one position through the night it might.
Barbara in Colorado on MST Red Team No matter where you go - there you are. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius
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Fitness Minutes: (122,998) Posts: 6,513 3/28/14 10:33 P
My husband gave up sleeping with his mask. It was much too uncomfortable even though it did work (he snores terribly!). I loved it when he wore it. He now refuses to use it so it's back to him snoring. I don't always get much sleep.
I can do it!!
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Fitness Minutes: (11,005) Posts: 839 3/28/14 12:04 P
well I try hard to sleep but with the full mask, which is the one I have to use, because I stop breathing every 3 minutes is always waking me up. I know its because I sleep on my side or on my stomach and it gets pushed away from my face. my doctor told me not to sleep on my back. oh well I try.
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