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cpap rainout

CPAP Rainout: How To Prevent Water In Your Hose and Mask

Humidification can make a huge difference in your comfort while using a CPAP machine, but it may cause condensation build-up in your hose and water in your mask. Having water in CPAP hose—known as CPAP rainout—can be a common occurrence when using a heated humidifier. When using a CPAP machine, some people experience nasal congestion, …

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Your Guide to ResMed AirSense 10 Troubleshooting

One of the most effective and preferred treatments for sleep apnea is CPAP therapy, which includes a machine, mask, and tubing. As with any technology, malfunction over time is possible—and at some point during your journey with sleep apnea, you may experience technical difficulties with your CPAP equipment. Today, we’re sharing ResMed AirSense 10 troubleshooting …

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How to Fix CPAP Machine Whining Noise

You may have experienced common technology issues with some of your everyday items—like when your smartphone suddenly won’t hold a charge or your laptop will no longer connect to the Internet—and CPAP equipment can be susceptible to similar dilemmas. Unlike a cell phone that no longer reaches a full battery, though, a CPAP machine whining …

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Seasonal Allergies: 3 Tips to Transition Your CPAP For Fall

A runny nose, near-constant sneezing, and distracting itchy feelings are the hallmarks of seasonal allergies. You may already be dreading the coming of fall because even though seasonal allergy symptoms are predictable, they are not always easy to eliminate. What to Look Out for This Fall Allergy Season Allergies can affect individuals at any time …

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CPAP Machine Buyer's Guide

Ask CPAP Expert Carol: Common CPAP Mask Problems

Have a question but can’t find the answer? Our CPAP experts are here to help! Every month our CPAP Expert Carol will answer four of your questions chosen at random from the previous months’ post. Are you interested in having your questions answered next month? Be sure to leave a comment below.  This month CPAP Expert Carol …

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Swallowing Air with CPAP (Aerophagia): Causes and Solutions

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy provides a consistent flow of air to help keep your upper airway open to prevent it from collapsing while you’re sleeping. When tolerated and patients are compliant, it’s extremely effective for preventing Sleep Apnea. But, this doesn’t mean using a CPAP machine comes with no side effects. Some patients …

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