CPAP Machines

How Are CPAP Machines Used?

CPAP refers to continuous positive airway pressure, which is a therapy that is used to provide treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. This is a condition where your airway gets blocked when your throat muscles relax when you are asleep. During therapy, a CPAP machine is used to introduce pressurized air down your windpipe to keep it open so that your breathing is not interrupted. There are different types of CPAP machines that you can use for your therapy and they come with a variety of additional features. You can therefore get a machine that is comfortable for your use and one that is within your budget. The Parts Of A CPAP Machine CPAP Machines Have Three Main Parts – a pump, a tube and a mask. The pump absorbs air from the room which is passed through a filter. A set amount of pressure is added to the air which…