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What are the Effects of Untreated Sleep Apnea?

Posted by RemZzzs on Oct 10, 2018 8:02:00 AM

As many as 22 million people in the U.S. suffer from sleep apnea. But, did you know that 80% of sleep apnea sufferers go undiagnosed and untreated? That means  there's  millions of people out there who have difficulty sleeping that could cause a long list of other health and safety problems. These problems could be improved by doctor-prescribed treatments like CPAP therapy. If you or someone you know believe you have sleep apnea, be sure to ask your doctor about CPAP therapy and learn more about CPAP comfort.

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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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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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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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