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ResMed CPAP machine and CPAP masks are commonly used in the treatment of sleep apnea disorder using the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), therapy. A CPAP machine is connected with the help of flexible tubes to the CPAP masks and/or other interface devices that are used to cover the nose or the mouth. The machine creates pressure and pushes the air down the passage of the airway and helps to make breathing easier during sleep. This machine is used to treat central and obstructive sleep apnea. ResMed CPAP masks have flexible headgear designs. Sleep Apnea
ResMed CPAP machine and CPAP masks should be used only under doctor’s prescription. You also have to make sure that these machines and masks are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safety in use. A patient should be aware of the type of machine to buy. A standard CPAP machine will blow pressure in a uniform level as set in the machine. An automatic machine will automatically detect the change in the pressure needs of the patients and adjusts the release of pressure accordingly.
ResMed CPAP machine and masks have various features that help to make the patient comfortable. ResMed CPAP machines have double gel features that offer comfort to the users when used for longer periods. For providing support and stability to use a blue gel. Machines also come with adjustable straps that enable easy use. Instructions provided in the manual at the time of sale will guide the users to take maximum benefit of the features provided in the machine.
While using CPAP machine and masks it is important to know how to make use of the masks. The ResMed CPAP masks can be adjusted to the user’s face for preventing leaks. One of the major distressing factors for patients of using a this machine is when they do not know how to properly use the mask. Another common problem of irritation that is caused while using a masks can be solved by heating the air with the help of air humidifiers.
The ResMed CPAP machine and CPAP masks also come in various sizes. It is recommended to buy a mask that is smaller than what you think you might need since usually the nostril inflates while breathing. This can make the mask more comfortable for use while sleeping. All these machines and CPAP masks very efficient.