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    What CPAP and Mask Should I get?
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    brose005 posted:
    First of all, want to give an update that I ended up making the leap and getting a sleep study done ASAP even though I don't have health insurance and I am glad I did as I was positively diagnosed with moderate sleep apnea. Its unfortunate I have sleep apnea but I am so relieved to have found the problem to my symptoms and there is a clear solution to treat it.

    Obviously the next step is to get a CPAP machine and mask. I really would appreciate some guidance on how to go about finding the right one for me.

    My prescription is: 11 CM/H2O

    I don't know if that matters or whether the fact that I am newly diagnosed matters. I have been trying to do research online and the REMstar A-Flex and Dreamstation keep coming up as some of the best CPAP machines.. I also have seen the Resmed S9 Autoset be referenced commonly as a great CPAP machine as well.

    In terms of the mask, I do sometimes breathe through my mouth, so I think I will need a full face mask. I also like to sleep on my side. Any suggestions?

    I would really appreciate any guidance or advice on this topic as there are so many options, it is a little overwhelming. I thank you in advance.

    Cheers,
    Ben


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