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Which CPAP Interface is Right for You?

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Which CPAP Interface is Right for You?

Different types of CPAP Interfaces are available for those diagnosed with sleep apnea. In our last blog post, we explored the basics of what CPAP is and the many benefits it offers to sleep apnea patients, from keeping your airway open during sleep to the reduction of snoring and other apnea symptoms like fatigue and daytime drowsiness.However, the extent to which CPAP will work for you, personally, depends a lot on what type of CPAP Interface your doctor prescribes for you. The CPAP Interface is an important part of your overall CPAP therapy, delivering the air from the CPAP machine to...

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Why Is My Mouth So Dry When I Wake Up?

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Why Is My Mouth So Dry When I Wake Up?

One common complaint of sleep apnea patients using positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy is a dry mouth. Finding the cause of your dry mouth should not be too difficult but may take a little investigation. Most importantly, make sure you consult with your health care provider about your treatment. They will be the best resource to determine if any underlying issues need to be addressed that may be causing your dry mouth. Causes Of Dry Mouth A great place to start is with humidification, which is a separate module or feature that can be added to PAP treatment. Humidification adds...

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What To Do If Your CPAP Interface is Leaking

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What To Do If Your CPAP Interface is Leaking

If your Interface feels uncomfortable or is irritating your skin, or if the air is leaking out when you are wearing the Interface, these are signs something needs to be adjusted, whether it is the size of the Interface or possibly the type of Interface you are using. There are several things you can first try to resolve the issue. If those don’t solve the problem, speaking with your doctor or equipment supplier is the next best step. Tips for Interface comfort and fit First, make sure your headgear isn’t too tight, which can cause discomfort and pressure sores. Next, make sure you wash...

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