CPAP

CPAP Machine

CPAP, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep the airways open. CPAP typically is used by people who have breathing problems, such as sleep apnea.

Some CPAP machines have other features as well, such as heated humidifiers. CPAP machines are small, lightweight, and fairly quiet. The noise that they make is soft and rhythmic.

CPAP often is the best treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. As a result, not enough air reaches your lungs.

In obstructive sleep apnea, your airway collapses or is blocked during sleep. When you try to breathe, any air that squeezes past the blockage can cause loud snoring.

The mild pressure from CPAP can prevent your airway from collapsing or becoming blocked.

CPAP treatment involves a CPAP machine, which has three main parts:

  1. A mask or other device that fits over your nose or your nose and mouth. Straps keep the mask in place while you’re wearing it.
  2. A tube that connects the mask to the machine’s motor.
  3. A motor that blows air into the tube.

 

Contact us about CPAP

To reach our CPAP Specialist please call:

(940) 480-0455 and enter extension 101.

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Understanding Sleep Disordered Breathing


This video explains in detail how apneas and snoring are produced while you sleep. See and hear as respiratory flow, respiratory effort, brain waves, and snoring sounds are matched together to illustrate the effects of this disease. When you\’ve viewed this video, you\’ll have a much better understanding of what\’s going on within your own body.

What to expect on ResMed sleep apnea treatment


Watch Pamela’s journey from when she started on CPAP therapy for obstructive sleep apnea. She was worried about the effect that wearing the CPAP machine would have on her marriage but her husband became her biggest supporter. She soon got used to it and started to see the benefits. It took some time for therapy to become routine but when it did, she noticed that her sleep and health had improved, along with her confidence.

Cleaning your mask


Step by step instructions and best practices for cleaning your mask.

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