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What Is A CPAP Machine?

CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. A CPAP machine is basically a device that provides a constant flow of air to help patients with obstructive sleep apnea keep their airway open while they sleep. These units are available on a prescription-only basis in the USA.  I’ve gone into some […]

Sleep resources
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Sleep Resources

Awareness of sleep-related health problems including sleep apnea has become much more mainstream, which is great news for both patients and practitioners. There’s been a surge of excellent content and sleep resources aimed at getting the message about sleep health out there, so much so that it can be difficult […]

CPAP compliance makes a huge difference in patient outcomes
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CPAP Compliance And Sleep Apnea

CPAP compliance is a bit of a thorny topic depending on who you talk to. On one hand, CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is the most common way to treat obstructive sleep apnea. If it’s basically the standard, then surely this treatment approach must work, and patients must be compliant […]