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    Mouth breathing with Sleep Apnea
    An_264412 posted:
    Okay so when I was told I needed to close my mouth about 2 years ago knowing I had sleep apnea I didn't think twice. I been sleeping with my mouth open 2 years now. I have jaw issues that cause my mouth to be open even when I walk or just doing things through out the day. Breathing through my nose is so hard but I only just learned when breathing through your mouth with a BiPAP/ CPAP can end up hurting your heart. I sleep horrible on the machine sometimes. Sometimes I get less than 4 hours a sleep a night. I tried when I first started to sleep with my mouth close but I felt like I couldn't breathe. So never thought twice. I need to use a machine. If I don't use one try 1 or 2 hours a sleep a day. I become so sick that I need it. I need advice on what to do? Anyone else have this problem if so please help me on what to? I didn't think sleeping can hurt someone so much.
    bronxboy1930 responded:
    I ,also, use a CPAP and am a mouth breather.
    I use a full face mask with the CPAP and have received tremendous relief from the sleep apnea.

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