The treatment of mild to severe sleep apnea often requires the use of a medical device that the sufferer wears while sleeping. What sometimes used to be a cumbersome, embarrassing mask is now more discrete and comfortable for the wearer. Sleep apnea devices have come a long way as new advances have been made in […]
Cures for Sleep Apnea – Treatment WITHOUT a CPAP Machine
Realistically, CPAP devices are the best, most reliable treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. However, CPAP therapy is not the only treatment for sleep apnea. Furthermore, although your CPAP appliance will treat your sleep apnea, it will never cure it. That is to say, unless you seek lifestyle changes, you can almost certainly count on using […]
What is a CPAP machine and how does it work?
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), as the name implies, is the maintenance of a positive pressure in the airways throughout the complete respiratory cycle (inspiration and expiration), when breathing spontaneously. Increased inspiratory pressure also increases the size and surface area of the alveoli providing greater opportunity for gas exchange to occur […]