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    Hi Gillette, We have been told that too. The...

    Hi Gillette,

    We have been told that too. The pressure relieving mattress I have is a solid foam affair - and I really can't sleep on it without getting a painful hip. Hence the topper - works...
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    Thanks Ellie. I am blessed with 2 nurses in the...

    Thanks Ellie. I am blessed with 2 nurses in the family - Mags my wife of 46 years and our daughter Andrea - also a nurse.

    We have a plan for NIV - being monitored for now on a regular basis and...
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    Hi Gillette and Ellie, I have a profiling bed...

    Hi Gillette and Ellie,

    I have a profiling bed with a 'pressure relieving mattress' - doesn't do much for the pain though. We have put a mattress topper on top and that works quite well.
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    Can only sleep on my right side

    Does anyone one else have problems breathing whilst sleeping on their back or left side. I have tried both to alleviate the possibility of pressure sores on my right side - but very quickly develop...
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