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The Best Way to Clean Your CPAP Equipment

Posted by RemZzzs on Jul 26, 2018 7:30:00 AM

To get the most in comfort and performance from your CPAP therapy, it's key to keep your equipment clean. If you don't, you risk the buildup of harmful mold or bacteria, which can cause infections along with respiratory discomfort or even illness. 

Don't let your CPAP equipment make you sick or wear out too quickly! It can cost both your money and your health.

We've shared some simple tips to help you clean your device, as well as a device that makes maintenance and cleaning even easier.  

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How to Handle Dry Mouth During CPAP Therapy

Posted by RemZzzs on Jun 29, 2018 9:16:00 AM

Dry mouth is a problem some CPAP users experience, especially those who are just getting started with their therapy. It can also be a more common issue for people using nasal masks or nasal pillows. Not only is it uncomfortable and irritating, it could be a sign your CPAP therapy isn't working as effectively as it could be.

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The Difference Between CPAP and BiPAP

Posted by RemZzzs on Jun 11, 2018 9:45:00 AM

CPAP therapy is typically the go-to therapy for patients that suffer from sleep apnea, but it’s not the only kind. While it’s the most common type of treatment, some patients need less air pressure than others.

These patients benefit from CPAP therapy, but they would receive more of a benefit from a BiPAP device. Instead of continuous air pressure keeping their airways open, these patients receive bilevel air pressure allowing them to exhale against a lower pressure.

At first glance, these two types of therapies seem very similar. However, there are specific conditions that require patients to seek out BiPAP therapy.

Continue reading to learn more about the difference between CPAP and BiPAP.

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What Happens If You Don't Clean Your CPAP Equipment?

Posted by RemZzzs on May 31, 2018 8:05:00 PM

Keeping your CPAP equipment clean is an essential step toward getting the best performance, comfort, and hygiene in your CPAP therapy. But it can seem like every manufacturer of CPAP devices has different cleaning instructions. Do you really need to deep-clean your mask and machine once per week, like some manufacturers recommend?

We created our comprehensive guide to CPAP maintenance and cleaning to help users understand how to get the most from their CPAP therapy and dispel some of the myths. But what are the risks in not keeping your device clean?

In this article, we explore the possible implications of falling behind in your CPAP maintenance and cleaning.

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