If a person is suffering from sleep apnea which is a sleeping disorder characterized by stop breathing repeatedly during sleep, often for a minute or longer and as many as hundreds of times during a single night. Then the most likely recommended treatment will be a CPAP machine. A CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machines helps breathe more easily during sleep. cpap supplies
The CPAP machines delivers a continuous stream of compressed air via a hose to a nasal pillow, nose mask or full-face mask, splinting the airway (keeping it open under air pressure) so that unobstructed breathing and allowing a full and restful night’s sleep. The unique pressure setting is determined by a physician who specializes in sleep disorders. This machine has the additional benefit of reducing or eliminating snoring.
The CPAP machines are available in the size of a shoebox or one can fit in the palm of your hand! Moreover it runs very quietly so as not to disturb anyone’s sleep.
CPAP machines can be highly effective in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. In many of the cases, the improvement in the quality of sleep and quality of life due to CPAP treatment will be noticed after a single night’s use.
Today there are so many CPAP machine manufacturers and each and every machine has several models with different feature selections. Before purchasing the machine must talk to your doctor about what features you will require for your unique obstructive sleep apnea treatment. Also consult your medical insurance to confirm which features they will pay for.