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    Can't sleep with CPAP
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    An_207031 posted:
    I started using my CPAP machine 4 nights ago. The first and second nights, I managed to keep it on all night. There was some discomfort, possibly from swallowing air and having to belch. For the last two nights, I could not sleep because of the discomfort of excessive belching and feeling like I am choking. Any suggestions?
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    Pixe5 responded:
    Hi Anon,

    I think probably your problem has to do with the heavy air pressure. I found it extremely difficult to breathe out and I can see how it can cause air swallowing. I use a BIPAP machine that adjusts the air pressure to my breathing.
    I think you should talk to your doctor about it.

    Pixie


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