9 Tips for CPAP Users to Manage Allergies
If you couldn’t tell by the coat of pollen on your car in the morning, spring is upon us and so is the season of maximum suffering for those with allergies. Environmental allergies to pollens and grasses are extraordinarily common and can interfere with your ability to use your CPAP. In this article I tackle the two most common allergy-related issues that CPAP users face and give you insider tips to stay consistent with your CPAP use.
What Are Clear Airway (CA) Apnea Events on My CPAP Machine?
If you've seen the term "CA" on your CPAP machine download, machine's display, or apps such as MyAir or DreamMapper, you might be scratching your head. What are these events? Are they dangerous? How are they diagnosed? Read on to find out answers to the above and more.
CPAP Mask Leaks and How to Fix Them
One of the most common barriers to success with CPAP is difficulty maintaining a good mask seal. A leaking mask can cause a number of problems, one of which is actually potentially dangerous. Read on to find out how to fix the most common causes for CPAP mask leaks and avoid potential pitfalls.
CPAP users are frequently perplexed by the numbers that their CPAP machine or CPAP app spits out. Probably the most important metric that your CPAP machine tracks is the AHI. Read on to find out if your AHI is good or bad and what you can do to lower it.
What does AHI mean on CPAP?
CPAP Settings: Why and How They Are Determined
The majority of people who test positive for sleep apnea on their sleep apnea test will pursue CPAP therapy, which is the gold-standard treatment for the disorder. Is is critically important to find the proper pressure settings to fix the individual's case of sleep apnea.