CPAP Benefits

Are you interested in learning about the benefits of CPAP therapy for people who suffer from sleep apnea? In this section, we list the major areas where CPAP is the most effective and outline some of the CPAP benefits. This should give those considering CPAP therapy the resources they need to make the right choice on how to treat their obstructive sleep apnea. 

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Premature Infant CPAP Masks

September 28, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on January 13, 2014, and updated on September 28, 2022.  The use of CPAP masks and various forms of CPAP therapy delivery is becoming the accepted practice in pediatric medicine. This is particularly true with preterm infants with some form of respiratory disorder, which is a fairly common problem. For []

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July 18, 2022 |

Breathing and healthy sleep are closely connected. Sleep disorders that interrupt normal breathing patterns while you sleep can have a dramatic impact on your personal health. Identifying the specific sleep disorder that is affecting you is important to determine the best treatment. Doctors will ask questions about symptoms and may require sleep tests to get []

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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Benefits for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

June 14, 2022 |

An estimated 54 million Americans have obstructive sleep apnea or OSA.1 The most common treatment has always been PAP (positive airway pressure) to help reduce the symptoms and improve the quality of sleep and overall health. Now new research reveals that as little as two hours of PAP therapy had health benefits for obstructive sleep []

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Things to Know About Sleep Apnea and CPAP

May 09, 2022 |

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders affecting nearly 100 million people worldwide. It is a sleep condition that disrupts breathing during the night. It can be a potentially serious condition, with some risk factors being age and obesity. Some people also may have this condition without even knowing they do. Continuous []

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Sleep Apnea and Athletic Performance

March 04, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on January 27, 2014 and updated on March 4, 2022. Sleep apnea can have a long-term impact on health and your daily wellness, which includes your exercise routine. Research continues to reveal the effects of sleep loss on our personal waking lives.  Even while those struggling with sleep loss from []

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Explaining ResMed MyAir™ App

February 16, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on November 17, 2021, and updated on February 16, 2022. An interactive and informative app now puts you in touch with your ResMed CPAP machine. From troubleshooting CPAP issues to capturing sleep data, this handy app gives you insight and also engagement into customized sleep therapy. What is ResMed MyAir? []

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Everything to Know About CPAP Humidifiers

January 28, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on October 21, 2021 and updated on January 28, 2022. What is a CPAP Humidifier? Dry pressurized air can sometimes lead to a sore throat or nasal irritation the next morning. CPAP humidifiers moisten the dry air of CPAP machines to reduce the side effects of PAP therapy. Moreover, they []

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Comparing the Best CPAP Cleaners of 2021 – SoClean, Lumin, or Sleep8

January 28, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on June 27, 2018, and updated on Jan 22, 2022. If you are a regular CPAP user, cleaning your CPAP machine and accessories is a very important daily task. Here we discuss the major CPAP cleaners and sanitizers on the market and provide a complete overview of the best CPAP []

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Blood Sugar Levels

January 27, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on June 13, 2013 and updated on January 27, 2022. As well informed OSA patients know, the body’s metabolism, venous system, and oxidation are inextricably linked to all of the long-term health risks of the condition. The link between these life-threatening conditions such as stroke, heart disease, and diabetes relative []

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What is a BiPAP Machine?

January 17, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on January 18, 2019 and updated on Janurary 17, 2022. Some patients who have been prescribed CPAP therapy may have difficulties tolerating it. Oftentimes, they experience difficulties breathing normally against their current pressure settings. If breathing becomes too difficult, the patient may require a BiPAP machine. BiPAP, or Bilevel Positive []

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What’s at Risk if You’re Not Using a CPAP Machine While Driving?

October 23, 2019 |

When most people think about the benefits of a CPAP machine, they think just think about its ability to help improve an individual’s sleep. However, using a CPAP machine can affect more than your sleep. It can also play a role in your ability to drive safely. In this article, we take a closer look []

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Talking CPAP with Sleep Therapist Dr. Indira Gurubhagavatula

May 01, 2019 |

The CPAP Shop recently attended the 7th annual Philadelphia Sleep Conference, a one-day intensive continuing education seminar for sleep specialists. Dr. Indira Gurubhagavatula, associate professor of medicine at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center at the University of Pennsylvania, served as a presenting faculty member. A graduate of John Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard []

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Football Players Use Travel CPAP for Best Performance

September 28, 2018 |

See why pro football players Kyle Von Noy, Fletcher Cox, Travis Frederick, and Bud Dupree use travel CPAP to improve performance.

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Benefits of Using CPAP Humidification and Heated Tubing

August 30, 2018 |

Patients with sleep apnea who use CPAP machines for more than four hours a night enjoy a good night’s sleep and also improve their quality of life. Some sleep apnea patients, unfortunately, find that staying committed to the CPAP treatment process can be a difficult proposition. In particular, it is not uncommon for patients to []

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5 Things You Should Know About the Benefits of CPAP Compliance

April 04, 2018 |

Every day, hundreds of people come to the conclusion that the benefits of CPAP therapy in the short term are nothing short of life changing. For those new to CPAP therapy, the challenges of the normal adjustment period can make it difficult to get to a level of CPAP compliance where the benefits can manifest []

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Why Truckers Should Consider a CPAP Machine

March 22, 2018 |

Even under the best of conditions, short and long-haul truck drivers must battle fatigue, stress and long hours. This is to avoid diminished mental and physical response time that could lead to costly mistakes and accidents. State trucking associations already dictate standards for blood pressure, diabetes, vision, and other health factors. However, they also have []

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Does CPAP Therapy Stop Snoring?

February 15, 2018 |

One of the side effects of sleep apnea can be snoring. While the main side effects – daytime tiredness and mental fogginess – affect only the patient, snoring can affect anyone else in the room where the person sleeps. If you want to know about CPAP and snoring and how to stop snoring, then read []

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CPAP Humidifier and Heated Humidifier Explained

November 02, 2017 |

Humidification for CPAP machines can lessen nasal congestion, dryness, and rainout, and aids in a more comfortable experience. Many of the new CPAP machines offer integrated humidifiers. They automatically adapt to the amount of humidity present and ambient temperature to provide optimal conditions to the mask. This post answers the question “Is a CPAP Humidifier []

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CPAP Battery Power

October 27, 2017 |

For patients who treat sleep apnea with CPAP therapy, it is always best to prepare for the unexpected power outage. This is particular true if you live in an area prone to rough weather (hurricanes, tornadoes, snow avalanches) or natural disasters (ie, forest fires or earthquakes). But even if you live in a stable environment, []

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CPAP Benefits Identified by CPAP Users

April 19, 2017 |

When people start CPAP therapy they are usually concerned with daytime sleepiness, concentration, depression, weight gain, links to diabetes type II, heart disease, hypertension, and numerous other negative impacts to the body and mind that result from a lack of deep restful sleep. Like any change to a regiment, adjusting to sleep therapy or the []

CPAP Benefits, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea in Women

CPAP Compliance for Women Sleep Apnea Patients

November 05, 2013 |

Although men are more likely to have sleep apnea than women, the gap has closed significantly over time. What is also unfortunate is that the gap between those diagnosed and undiagnosed, as well as the gap between patients who are complying with their CPAP therapy and those who are not, are wide and closing far []

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What Happens If You Don’t Use Your CPAP Machine?

May 20, 2013 |

There are many studies and articles about the positive benefits of using a CPAP machine to alleviate or eliminate the negative impact of sleep apnea. Much less is written about the implications of having sleep apnea and ignoring it or not using your CPAP machine. Having sleep apnea can be a very serious condition. Unfortunately, []

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CPAP And Depression – How Sleep Apnea Affects Mental Health

June 14, 2012 |

There are many studies about the link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and multiple other negative physical afflictions. These illnesses include diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. It is also a consequential link to stroke, heart attack, and, most recently, cancer.  In general, people with sleep apnea who either do not have a diagnosis or []

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Benefits of Auto-adjusting CPAP Machines

December 13, 2011 |

Auto-adjusting CPAP machines (APAP) are designed to automatically adjust the amount of pressure delivered on a breathe by breathe basis.

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Is A Bipap Machine Right For You?

December 01, 2011 |

CPAP users have probably heard the term Bi-level, VPAP or BiPAP but are unclear about what it is and how it differs from a regular CPAP machine. Without getting too technical, there are a few key differences between a normal CPAP machine and the more complex BiPAP machine. As CPAP users are aware, a regular []