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7 Most Common CPAP Machine Side Effects (and Ways to Avoid Them)

CPAP therapy is considered the gold-standard in treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), because it’s safe, non-invasive, and– most importantly– effective. But as with any treatment options, it does come with the risks of side effects.

The side effects of CPAP use are generally mild, but they can be annoying enough to make some people give up on their sleep apnea treatment. Thankfully, these symptoms are also easy to treat, so before you give up on CPAP try out the solutions below.

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How to Reduce Whistling in Your CPAP Tube

Most people need quiet in order to get a good night’s rest. If you are undergoing nightly CPAP therapy, then that may be a challenge for you to get used to in the very beginning. The good thing about modern CPAP machines is that they should not generate any more noise than what a conventional fan creates. If you are waking up to loud noises coming from your mask or hose, it might be time to take a closer look at your CPAP setup to troubleshoot that pesky whistling sound.

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How to Tell If Your CPAP Machine isn't Working

When you started to use your CPAP machine to treat your sleep apnea, you never felt better. Lately, though, you’ve been waking up during the night and you’re starting to snore again! Before you give up on CPAP therapy altogether, consider whether there could be something wrong with your CPAP machine. Keep reading to learn whether your device is sending you signals that it may be in need of a checkup.

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How To Find The Best CPAP Supplies Online

Part of proper CPAP therapy involves replacing your CPAP supplies on a regular basis to keep your CPAP working like new. Your equipment wears out over time and can collect dust, allergens, and other irritants! Prevent air leaks and protect your health by easily replacing your CPAP supplies online. We’ve put together a list of your best options to help you save time and money.

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5 Amazing CPAP Hacks You Need For Better Treatment

We hope you’re enjoying your new year after getting off to a great start with your sleep apnea therapy. However, it’s extremely common to have a few questions when it comes to using a new medical device such as a CPAP machine. That’s why we're here to assist by answering a few frequently asked questions so you can have great sleep night after night. Check out some of the most popular CPAP topics that we’re tackled in 2018.

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