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    i beat it 50 and i'm sleeping again
    plainenglish posted:
    well here it is . go to the sporting goods store get a mouth protector, follow instructions, for fitting . now while the plastic is still hot add two bumps just below your eye teeth, this will keep your mouth open just enough { 1/4 inch } to keep your air takes some getting use to. try to get it just rite for comfort with a little time you'll get it right, also try to breath through your nose. sleep on your back slightly elevated with your head tilted very slightly back. this isn't a cure. better than getting dependent on a CPAP for the rest of your life. you might want to get something for your nerves too. the mouth piece works . are for me it did . 12 bucks! spent thousands on test quack doctors, pills machines. and a 90 year old lady advice and 12 bucks. fixed it try it 12 dollars wont buy you a pizza now days. OH and lose that weight and get into better shape. its helping me. i hope this helps i know how you feel . mine was so bad i even wet myself at night. horrible thing to be afraid to sleep. Hell i even thought about ending it all. hang in there !!
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    aussiejohn2 responded:
    wow, that's exciting. I do not have a whole lotta faith in CPAP and it's impacts my ability to do stuff outdoors.
    I am a 51 y/o fireman, a non smoker who is in otherwise good physical condition. Not overweight, exercise 5 times a week. No hx of COPD but have had a couple instances of altitude induced asthma when I used to climb mountains. I am under the care of a Pulmonary specialist who has me on CPAP. I'm really interested in options....this if it works would allow me to climb again.

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