CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)
Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, is a common therapy that treats obstructive sleep apnea. CPAP machines include a hose and mask or nose piece that deliver steady air pressure as you sleep. Common problems with CPAP machines may include leaky masks, trouble falling asleep, and dry mouth or nose.
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This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc.I never could figure out why I would have to take a nap by 10am each day, as if I had slept the night before. I couldn't understand why my weight kept getting higher... READ MORE
Excessive snoring, frequently waking during the night, high blood pressure, morning headaches, afternoon nap required, groggy, dull skin, heart palpitations, swollen ankles ... It took a while to finally diagnose, but my life is much better now that I'm getting the treatment (and oxygen!) needed... READ MORE
With the help of this procedure my sleep apnea and blood pressure is controlled and monitored. Dr Sinha diagnosed the issue and recommended to use CPAP. This took me some initial time to get used to it. However, I noticed the difference and sleep improvement with only week's use. I would highly... READ MORE