How long do you rent a CPAP machine?Srivari
How long do you rent a CPAP machine?
CPAP is the most effective non-surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. It is the first treatment choice for adults and the most widely used.
When you are using CPAP, you need to see your doctor or sleep specialist regularly. You may also need more sleep studies to adjust the CPAP machine and check whether the treatment is working.
For best results, keep the machine clean. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning the equipment.
The machines are expensive. Check to see if your provincial health plan or private insurance covers the cost. You may be able to get a CPAP rental machine before you buy it. In some cases, you may be able to rent-to-own a CPAP machine. BiPAP and APAP machines are usually more expensive than CPAP machines. The renting out for a CPAP machine ca be of your choice. You can always rent it out till you feel comfortable with the product.
The most common problem with CPAP is that people don’t use the machine every night. Or they take off the mask during the night because it becomes uncomfortable. Even one night of not using the machine can make you sleepy the next day. If you feel like you want to stop using CPAP for any reason, talk to your doctor. There may be other treatment options for you.