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For CPAP Users: New Tech

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

  1. leela

    leela Slow But Hopeful

    Couchland, USA
    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:

    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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  2. alex3619

    alex3619 Senior Member

    Logan, Queensland, Australia
    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

    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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