Hi I am new here and I was wondering if anyone else dries out so bad while using the CPAP machine? I got diagnosed about a year ago, guess linked to MS I didn't have it until then, who knows but anyway to my question. In the hospital I used a full face mask along with the humidifier and it woke me up all night in a panic attack because it dried me out so bad I coudln't even swallow and they had it so tight I couldn't get it off my head. I suffer fron panic and anxiety anyway. They said it shouldnt do that you have the humidifier ....well IT DID so they brought me water. When I got my own machine I tried the nasal pillow instead thinking that would better for me. No Luck I got to maybe 3 hours if that and couldnt breathe out my nose like i had a bad cold and I can't stand that. So they ordered me full face mask but haven't even tried it. Anyone else have this problem and did you find anything that helped?? Any help would be greatly appreciated because I need some sleep!! I gave up because i wasnt getting anymore sleep with getting woke up all night to take a drink or clear my nose, what is the is the use?? I have read the risks if you dont treat it and that scares me too!! Thanks for anyone that takes the time to read this!! I am desperate here and who else to ask but those that use it!! Hope everyone is having a wonderful day!
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