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What to Use to Prevent Skin Irritation from CPAP Masks

Posted by RemZzzs on Sep 14, 2018 10:17:25 AM

Skin irritation in CPAP users can have multiple causes, ranging from skin sensitivity to mask fit. Given the variety of causes, skin irritation can happen to anyone at any stage of CPAP therapy.

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What Is CPAP Sore Throat and What Can You Do About It?

Posted by RemZzzs on Sep 7, 2018 3:03:16 PM

Some CPAP users will experience a dry, scratchy throat during and after their nightly therapy. It's fairly common for newer users who are still getting used to their equipment to encounter some CPAP problems. CPAP sore throat isn't just annoying and uncomfortable, it can also mean your CPAP therapy isn't working quite right.

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How to Tell If Your CPAP Pressure Needs to Be Adjusted

Posted by RemZzzs on Aug 24, 2018 6:07:27 AM

When it comes to getting the most out of your CPAP therapy, comfort is key. Your CPAP machine's air pressure level is an important part of that equation. If any part of your equipment is making you uncomfortable, you run the risk of your therapy being less effective, and you may not use your CPAP as prescribed by your sleep doctor.

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How to Stop Your CPAP Device from Leaking

Posted by RemZzzs on Apr 23, 2018 9:45:00 AM

Not all air leaks are created equal. 

In the case of CPAP machines, there are leaks that are good and bad for you. These can be broken down into either “intentional” or “unintentional” leaks. 

Intentional leaks are actually a part of CPAP therapy, but unintentional leaks can be very irritating. Device users should be wary of these types of leaks for the following reasons:

  • It causes the nasal passages and airways to dry out
  • If the air from the mask escapes into your eyes, irritation, redness, and swelling of the eyes can occur
  • The noise from the leak, no matter how subtle, can prevent you from sleeping well, diminishing the overall effectiveness of CPAP therapy as a result
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