Selecting a mask

While the CPAP machine provides the life-saving pressure used to treat obstructive sleep apnea, the fit, feel, and reliability of your mask will likely determine if you stick with your CPAP therapy. An uncomfortable mask, or one that doesn’t provide a good seal because of ill fit or style, will turn a person off. Full-face,Continue reading “Selecting a mask”

Setting up a CPAP machine for the first time

Once programmed by your physician, preparing your CPAP for operation is pretty simple. Read the instructions fully before setting up your CPAP for its maiden voyage, but here are some suggestions to get you started. Find a location next to your bed that is about head height or slightly below with access to a powerContinue reading “Setting up a CPAP machine for the first time”