What Is CPAP Compliance? According to Sleep Review, health professionals define CPAP Compliance as using CPAP therapy for a minimum of 4 hours a night for at least 70% of the nights. Although CPAP Compliance does not require nightly usage, you should try your best to sleep with your CPAP machine … Read more about All About Compliance
The Importance of Cleaning and Replacing Equipment
Feel better and sleep better! Keeping up with the maintenance of your Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Machine will ensure the success of your sleep apnea treatment. To get the rewarding benefits of sleep apnea therapy, you need to take care of your equipment for both your general … Read more about The Importance of Cleaning and Replacing Equipment
The Meaning Behind Night Sweats
The heat of the summer can make sleeping miserable, but waking up sweating at night could have a more serious meaning behind it. The Mayo Clinic defines night sweats as “repeated episodes of extreme perspiration that may soak your nightclothes or bedding and are related to an … Read more about The Meaning Behind Night Sweats
What Is an Auto PAP Machine?
What's the difference between an Auto PAP and a CPAP? A Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine delivers therapy at one fixed pressure. An Automatic Positive Airway Pressure (Auto PAP) machine is an auto-adjusting pressure device that delivers therapy over a preset high and low … Read more about What Is an Auto PAP Machine?
Flying With A CPAP
Stay on top of your treatment while you're on the go Here at Quality DME, Inc., we want you to feel as comfortable with your treatment while you travel, as you do at home. We offer a variety of Travel CPAP Machines that you can choose from. Travel CPAP Machines AirMini AutoSet Travel PAP - … Read more about Flying With A CPAP
Using Your CPAP/BIPAP Machine
You finally have your machine... now what? At Quality DME, Inc., we feel it is important to know exactly how to use your CPAP/BIPAP machine. Following these steps will help you get the best results! Set up your machine Your machine should be on a flat surface at or below head level. Always … Read more about Using Your CPAP/BIPAP Machine
Maintenance of Your CPAP Equipment
The maintenance of your CPAP equipment is vital to the success of your Sleep Apnea treatment All items below can be washed with light liquid soap; i.e. - Dove, Ivory, Baby Soap, etc. (something gentle; avoid dish washing soaps.) Do not use alcohol-based wipes. Wash your mask weekly with light … Read more about Maintenance of Your CPAP Equipment
PAP Supplies That Need To Be Replaced
There are many benefits to Sleep Apnea Therapy If you keep up with your nightly Therapy, you will ultimately improve your quality of life. In order to get the rewarding benefits of Sleep Apnea Therapy, you need to take care of your equipment, meaning you must replace your PAP supplies as needed. … Read more about PAP Supplies That Need To Be Replaced
What Is CPAP Humidification?
Most people don't think about CPAP Humidification when they get their CPAP Machine It is important for those who do use CPAP therapy to have an understanding of how and why it is necessary to use Humidification. The CPAP Humidifiers are used to moisten the air that is brought in through the CPAP. … Read more about What Is CPAP Humidification?
What Is a CPAP Machine?
One of the most common forms of therapy for Sleep Apnea is a CPAP Machine CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. The CPAP Machine increases the air pressure in your throat to prevent your airway from collapsing while you inhale; it also helps you to snore less. The machine's … Read more about What Is a CPAP Machine?
After You Are Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea
Diagnosed with Sleep Apnea... now what? After completing a diagnostic sleep study such as a PolySomnoGraphy (PSG), a Board Certified Sleep Specialist will determine a diagnosis of Sleep Apnea. The doctor or sleep specialist will then discuss different treatment options with the patient. The … Read more about After You Are Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea