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Excessive gas


#1

Suggestions for dealing with excessive gas caused by C-PAP.


#3

Hi,
My first suggestion would be to have your pressure settings re-assessed, it could well be that your in-hale is working against your ex-hale, if your happy with your settings to otherwise help you could try drinking peppermint tea this with lower excess gasses.


#4

Thanks for your comments. My settings have been reviewed a number of times by my physician. I have an AHI of 106, so we have gone as low on the pressure as we dare. I am not a mouth breather and maintain a good AHI of lower than 5 on almost all nights. I use nose cushions and these give me the best results. I have a number of side effects including loss of sense of smell and taste but the most bothersome is the gas which can sometimes linger all day long.


#5

Are there any medications that might minimize excessive gas?