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CPAP Water Container Cleaning, The Definitive Dos and Don’ts

Once you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, your Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (or CPAP) machine becomes an essential fixture in your daily routine. It allows you to breathe easily and sleep soundly during the night. A healthy sleep routine is vital for your health, both physical and psychological. Untreated sleep apnea can cause many complications, from daytime drowsiness …

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No insurance? Here’s how to get sleep apnea treatment.

Receiving a sleep apnea diagnosis with no insurance can be an anxiety-inducing situation. Left untreated, this disorder can have serious health implications. Typically sleep apnea treatment relies on a CPAP machine. A valid prescription from your doctor is required to get one. To diagnose sleep apnea, a doctor will conduct a medical history review of …

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How to Clean Your CPAP Machine

Thorough cleaning of your CPAP machine is an important step to ensure your safety and a properly functioning device. An unclean system can become a breeding ground for microbial growth like mold, which can pose significant health risks. Fortunately, the process itself does not require more than five minutes of your time. Regular maintenance and …

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How to Clean a CPAP Machine Using the Sleep8 Device

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing stops and starts repeatedly while sleeping. A person suffering from this disorder has episodes where their breathing stops for a few seconds multiple times per night. Some cases can be quite severe, where breathing can pause 30 times or more per hour.  A staggering 37% of American adults suffer from sleep apnea. The United States, Brazil, and Colombia have 60% of the world’s cases, a total of 170 million people.   …

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How to Use Your CPAP Machine: A Beginner’s Guide

What is CPAP?  A CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine delivers steady and constant air pressure to the upper airways. It is a common therapy used to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a condition in which patients face difficulties breathing in and out while sleeping. Apnea occurs when breathing involuntarily stops and the flow of air into the lungs is obstructed or halted for brief periods. The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that over 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with …

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