I am new to this group. I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea aprroximately 5 yrs ago. I use a auto c-flex machine and I use a full-face mask. I just came down with a bad cold and I am having trouble breathing when I put the mask on and try to go to sleep. I would appreciate and suggestions on what I can do to help myself breath better so I can sleep.
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