libertino85 wrote:If my mouth opens, just a little, will it reduce the effectiveness of CPAP?
How much effectiveness will be reduced?
As long as I'm NOT snoring anymore while the CPAP is on, doesn't this mean that my obstruction is clear?
libertino85 wrote:I've been using tape for a few days. But I've been frustrated that after several hours the tape detaches -- due to my dribble . The tape I use states that it's "water proof." (obviously not dribble proof )
Should I experiment with different tapes, use MORE tape, or what?
Is there anything else I could use? Maybe denture adhesive
Another post said to use a hair band. I'm not sure what that is. Could someone describe it in more detail so I can go out and get one?
TedG954 wrote:I just switched to a Hybrid mask because my mouth would open. I hated the chin strap so I researched alternatives. The Hybrid works great. Not cheap, but worth it to me. Good luck.
Same here -- started out with a chin strap and a nasal mask, switched to full face masks, and am now a hybrid mask newbie (have had mine 3 days, since Thursday). The chin strap didn't work for me, and the whole tape thing just seemed to be an unnecessary source of frustration...
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