CPAP Hygiene

Cleaning your CPAP or PAP device is important in making sure the device functions properly.  Mold and pathogens grow in a warm moist environment so cleaning and drying your CPAP equipment is important to reduce the risk of getting sick. Daily cleaning: Wipe down your mask (all areas that come in contact with your skin) with a damp cloth and mild detergent and warm water.  This removes the oils and skin debris that will maintain the quality of the seal.  CPAP cleaning wipes are quick and easy way to do this.  They are designed not harm the materials of the mask or cushion.  These are available...
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Sleep Apnea 101

Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder that refers to the obstruction of the airway. The airway is repeatedly blocked and limits the amount of airflow in your lungs which can manifest in loud snoring or choking noises as you try to breathe. Ultimately, it causes you to stop breathing during sleep. Sleep Apnea Symptoms Sleep Apnea is a serious disorder and it’s important to be familiar with the different symptoms to avoid long-term consequences to your health. A few symptoms include, but are not limited to: Waking up with a tired feeling, Sleepiness during the day, Snoring, and Waking ...
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