WNY wrote:I snore horribly and drives the wife crazy. I (or her) end up sleeping in the spare bedroom more often than not, just to get a good nights sleep.
My wife sleeps with ear plugs!! Works great!!
One bit of advise, don't feed the dog anything bad and let it sleep on the floor near the machine.........it concentrates the results and guess where it goes ??
coaledsweat wrote:There is also a procedure that puts about 3 small plastic staples in the roof of your mouth and you need nothing else. Some people are better candidates for this, your mileage may vary.
Wood'nCoal wrote:I never expected so many replies on this topic. I'm amazed. Very interesting.
I'm just annoyed that I have the mask and tubing but no machine. Wait, there is the air compressor...I can run the hose in through the window and leave it outside...hmmmmm.One bit of advise, don't feed the dog anything bad and let it sleep on the floor near the machine.........it concentrates the results and guess where it goes ??
Good advice. Havik has been having quite a problem with that lately, could knock a buzzard off of a *censored* wagon.
Kenbod wrote:AV8R's note is great: he hits on many of the associated conditions and the benefits of treatment.
Though most people with sleep apnea have a mixed obstructive and central component, almost 90% of patients can significantly benefit from a 10% weight loss. Easier said than done. But as with diabetes, cholesterol, high blood pressure, and joint disease, the response can be impressive.
Wood'nCoal wrote:What's it like not to be tired and sleepy all the time???
Take it from a fellow hose-head, it's seriously worth it.
gambler wrote:My wife has a CPAP machine and she used it for about a year and gave up on it. The mask would never stay fitted to her face during the night. She would wake up with the mask on her neck or on her forehead.