CPAP Therapy

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How to Know When to Buy a New CPAP Machine

You routinely switch out your toothbrush and take your car in to have its oil changed—your CPAP equipment is no different. Like other everyday items, part of caring for your CPAP device and its accessories is regularly replacing them based on outlined replacement schedules. You probably know that your CPAP mask, cushions, and tubing should …

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CPAP Water

CPAP Water: Distilled vs. Tap (Which Is Better and Why?)

What kind of CPAP water should you use with your humidifier? Unfortunately, there’s some confusion on this topic. Do you have to use distilled water? What happens when you use tap water? In this post, you’ll learn what to look for and what to avoid. You’ll even discover an easy way to create an endless supply …

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CPAP Machine Pressure Settings

CPAP Pressure Setting 101: CPAP vs APAP vs BiPAP

Everybody is unique, and every person with sleep apnea experiences it in a slightly different way. Because of this, sleep apnea therapy is not a one-size-fits-all treatment. Sleep apnea machines come equipped with settings that sleep specialists can change to fit each person’s unique needs and sleep apnea therapy experience. A CPAP wearer can go …

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Is Your CPAP Pressure Too High? How to Tell and How to Fix It

One of the key things to getting acclimated to your CPAP therapy is finding the right air pressure for you.  This isn’t always easy—especially if you have a CPAP machine that requires an exact pressure to be set. Auto-adjusting CPAP machines (APAP) are set to a certain pressure range and use self-adjusting algorithms. APAP machines …

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CPAP Mask Compatibility: Do CPAP Masks Work With Any Machine?

Have you recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea? Maybe you’ve been using a CPAP for a long time and just need more information about CPAP mask compatibility. Perhaps you’re somewhere in between and are beginning to research the best CPAP equipment to fit your lifestyle. No matter what your circumstances are, finding the right CPAP …

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CPAP Pneumonia

Preventing Pneumonia While Using a CPAP Machine

Feeling stuffy, coughing, or sneezing can be the enemy of good rest. On top of that, not getting enough quality sleep can increase your chances of staying sick. But did you know that dirty equipment can heighten the chances of your cold developing into something more serious? Keep reading to uncover ways to stop pneumonia …

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