the respironics face mask the only way it comes off is
if you undo the velcro straps...i highly recommend you
giving it a try.
if your home care company doesnt have them..tell them
to contact pioneer home medical in marietta ohio, and
tell them hugh told you to call
the number is
--- mibabyface <MIBABYFACE@...
> To All:
> I have not been to a support group meeting before
> but live in the
> Central Ohio Area. I am 30 years of age and weight
> is 154. I do not
> remember what my CPAP was set on but as of now my
> BiPAP is set on
> MODE S, IPAP 8.0, EPAP 4.0, IPAP MAX 3.0 and the
> next setting 250. I
> also have a ResMed HumidAire to go along with the
> ResMed VPAP II
> machine. Before I have tried the nasal pillows and
> did not find them
> comfortable and did rip them off. I then tried many
> other masks and
> stuck with the UltraMirage for awhile and thought of
> it as
> comfortable. Now the tubing I use is the NasalAire
> system and it is
> the best that I have tried yet for comfortable and
> not feeling like I
> have something on.
> The problem is some nights I can go with it on all
> night and most I
> wake up with it somewhere else and do not know that
> I rip it off. No
> matter the mask I know how to get it off at night,
> but in my sleep.
> This has been the ongoing problem for years. Then I
> get upset and
> feel like not even putting it on at night.
> I do believe that wearing the machine will and has
> helped me, but the
> problem is wearing it and keeping it on. I have
> many things I would
> like to do in life and I feel like either this is
> holding me back, or
> it might be an excuse that holds me back.
R. Hugh Arnold
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