Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)

By TRKnight2007 Added at April 15, 2009 Views 899 Reviews 1

A CPAP machine blows pressurized air into a mask worn over the nose to keep the patient's airway open during sleep. This is the most common long-term treatment for severe sleep apnea.

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Ernestine
Ernestine September 4, 2009 at 7:25 am   

I've used a CPAP with various masks, with O2,
but fail to see any significant help from it.

Pros

The doctors say I am getting much needed O2 to my brain. I can't tell. I still can't sleep.

Cons

It's such a hassle to set up every night and then to keep on while turning and tossing trying to sleep.

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