Sleep apnea and CPAP machines

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Sleep apnea and CPAP machines

Does this scenario sound familiar?  You have a snoring problem.  You come into a sleep lab to have a sleep study conducted and find out you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea.

The next thought is “ok, so how do I treat my sleep apnea?”

The most common way to treat sleep apnea is to be put on a positive airway pressure (PAP) machine while you sleep.  PAP Therapy involves placing a small mask or nasal pillows over the nose or nose and mouth and blowing compressed air into the lungs.

CPAP machines are also known as Durable Medical Equipment (DME). DME is the medical term for long lasting medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use in your home.

There are three different types of sleep apnea DME devices available to help relieve sleep apnea symptoms:

AutoPAP: Auto-adjusting PAP devices automatically vary PAP pressures during the night to the lowest levels required to eliminate apneas and hypopneas. Some persons with OSA may find AutoPAP devices more comfortable to use, but they may be more expensive.

BiPAP (BiLevel): With Bilevel PAP, the pressure during inhalation is higher than during exhalation. The pressures needed to control apnea and hypopnea events with Bilevel PAP are sometimes lower than with CPAP. Because some persons have difficulty tolerating high CPAP pressures. Bilevel PAP may be used when pressures required for CPAP are relatively high.

CPAP: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure is the most commonly used PAP device. With CPAP, the level of pressure delivered to the airway is the same during both inhalation and exhalation.

Since CPAP devices are the most commonly prescribed sleep apnea breathing machines this will be the subject of our price breakdown. We also offer Cpap machine for rental

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