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Dry mouth


#1

I have a newer bi pap machine with a humidifier. And I am a mouth breather.
But my mouth and throat get so dry that I’m awake every hour and have to gargle with Biotene!
now what? What can I do? I’m so tired!
Please, any ideas?
Jim


#2

Oracoat Xylimelts Mild Mint Flavor this has helps me every night. If you don’t like mint flavor they have unflavored. I sleep well using them.


#3

You are sleeping with your mouth open; therefore, you need a chin strap. Worked for me.
Ron


#4

I went from a Nasal pillow mask to a full face mask because I was a mouth breather. I’m still experiencing dry mouth. I use the gel and mouthwash biotene.

I’ve even tried the chin strap while using the nasal pillow which didn’t work.

I’m liking my full face Amara view mask.


#5

Thank you Maryellen,Ron, and Ken. For your quick response.J.howie, Jim


#6

Hello, I’ve had lots of dry mouth plus other bothersome side effects since diagnosis in 2014. I worked with my physician to lower the pressure in my C-Pap so that it was still effective in dealing with my Apnea but also gave me as much as relief as possible from the dry mouth and other symptoms. I went from 16 to 11 and that really helped! Ask your doctor to review your pressure level and see if it can be lowered. Hope this helps.


#7

Thank you for the info Priscilla. I may have to try that if the mints.
J.howie, Jim