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    Can A Headache Be Caused by Weak Breathing?

    Thanks for the replys. Yes your view confirms what I have been assuming was the cause of the headaches being C02 being too high in my blood. I try to sleep with my bipap but it depends how much druling my saliva produces. If too much, I dont use the bipap. I have no control over my lips now...
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    When Things Progress-How do you communicate?

    No I am not at that point . But who knows where I will be down the road. I just worry about things that are going to be dificult to handle and I need any help yall can give us. Thanks. Rick
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    Can A Headache Be Caused by Weak Breathing?

    Thanks Al for your reply. But is a headache a sign of low o2 or high CO2? Rick
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    When Things Progress-How do you communicate?

    My wife and I were discussing this subject last night. We do not know how we will handle this if the road takes us to this point. Here is the concern. I can no longer speak. My right arm and leg are very weak. What if down the road I loose 100% use of both of my arms/hands. Lets say I am in...
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    Can A Headache Be Caused by Weak Breathing?

    In the past couple of weeks I have noticed 2 or 3 times when I woke up from an afternoon nap in my recliner I would feel a lite headache accross the front of my head. It goea away in a few minutes. My lungs are weak now and I was just wondering if during the nap if my breathing was not strong...
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    Extremly Dry Mouth - I Need Help Please

    Thanks Al. I will try to see if I can get the oral balance . Rick
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    Extremly Dry Mouth - I Need Help Please

    CindyM, Yep it sure does stay dry even though I pour in my tube 64 oz of water plus the 5 cans of ensure every day. I have a correction to make on my first post. I am on a medication for excessive saliva flow. I just got back from my doctor who told me to cut the pills in half to reduce my...
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    Extremly Dry Mouth - I Need Help Please

    Al, If you would, get the name of that product for me . Thanks again. Rick
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    Extremly Dry Mouth - I Need Help Please

    Al, I was not aware of there being a chin strap. Now I do have a confession on this subject. I have used a long velcro strap around my head and chin, but it was not to comfortable. Can I get the chin strap where I got my bipap machine? That sounds like another option I have. I use that...
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    Extremly Dry Mouth - I Need Help Please

    Hello, I have been suffeing with this dry mouth for a few months, but it is getting worse now. Can you imagine putting you finger on the roof of your mouth and it feeling like a dry sheet of sand paper? Also my tongue feels like a block of very course sand stone. Even some my gums are as...
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