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For CPAP Users: New Tech

Discussion in 'Sleep' started by leela, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. leela

    leela Slow But Hopeful

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    I don't have sleep apnea / apnoea, or use a CPAP machine, but I know people who do.

    Recently the orthodontist who made my splint gave me a bunch of different resources for sleep,
    pain management etc and in there was a link to the new WINX machine. I dunno anything about it, but it sure looks a lot less bulky and annoying than a CPAP. Thought I'd pass it along in case it looks useful to anyone:
    http://apnicure.com/

    Instead of a mask on your face/head, it uses a mouth-guard sort of appliance, attached to a small machine.
     

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    alex3619 Senior Member

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    If you need a BiPAP not CPAP this may not be useful. It requires nose breathing. About half the CFS patients with OSA cannot nose breathe.
     
  3. barbc56

    barbc56 Senior Member

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    Thanks for this information. Very interesting. I found some citations but accidently deleted them.:eek: I will come back and post them later.

    From what I have read it looks like it's an individual solution depending on your situation.

    Again, thanks!!
     

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