Enjoying the great outdoors with the family is truly magical. With all the memories to make and views to see, don’t let your CPAP machine keep you inside. There are plenty of solutions that make it possible to manage your sleep apnea anywhere. With some planning, you can get the perfect night’s sleep no matter where you travel!
If you have a beard and have started using a CPAP machine to treat your apnea, you’re probably aware that facial hair can make fitting the right type of CPAP mask a bit of a nightmare. But don’t break out the beard trimmers just yet, because it is still possible to find a CPAP mask fit for beards!
Now that you have your ResMed AirFit F30 Full Face Mask you probably can’t wait to try it on! You may have to face a little mask assembly first. Don’t worry, with the simple design of this mask, you’ll have it on in a snap.
Congratulations on receiving your Dreamwear Full Face mask! We know you’re excited to experience it’s new, lightweight feel for more freedom while you sleep, so let’s jump right into the mask assembly process!
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Monique May
You may think of asthma and sleep apnea as two unrelated conditions. Asthma typically occurs during the day, such as after someone is exposed to a trigger or after a sporting event, and sleep apnea occurs of course only at night (or when someone is asleep).
The most effective way to manage sleep apnea is with the use of a CPAP machine (continuous positive airway pressure device). But despite the changes to make these machines more comfortable to use during the night, some people would really prefer a different form of treatment. But how do you treat sleep apnea without a CPAP?
Individuals with sleep apnea may experience symptoms that resemble insomnia, such as memory loss and difficulty concentrating. Having sleep apnea can even lead to insomnia. Since apnea and sleep deprivation demonstrate very similar symptoms, it's important to consult with your doctor to determine what is causing the problem. No matter the cause, you will want to find relief so you can get back to everyday life!
Are you still snoring with CPAP? Isn't a CPAP supposed to solve your snoring? Your CPAP machine is supposed to greatly reduce snoring and other breathing problems related to sleep apnea, snoring could indicate that something is wrong. Let’s take an in-depth look at snoring to determine causes and solutions.
It is very overwhelming when you are introduced to your CPAP. You have a test that you took either at home or in the lab where you feel like you did not sleep, you then are told you stop breathing at night and you need to wear this machine. So, let’s break this down into smaller pieces so YOU start to feel comfortable with your machine.