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DreamWear Mask Review

Posted by Julia Higginson on May 17, 2018 1:51:00 AM

One of the biggest complaints about using a CPAP machine is how uncomfortable wearing a mask can be or how claustrophobic the mask makes you feel — none of which helps you in your attempt at a good night’s rest.

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Topics: CPAP success, CPAP Masks, CPAP, cpap alternatives

The Difference Between CPAP and BiPAP?

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 17, 2018 10:21:00 AM

BiPAP (also referred to as BPAP) stands for Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure and is very similar in function and design to a CPAP machine (continuous positive airway pressure). Similar to a CPAP machine, A BiPAP machine is a non-invasive form of therapy for patients suffering from sleep apnea. Both machine types deliver pressurized air through a mask to the patient's airways. The air pressure keeps the throat muscles from collapsing and reducing obstructions by acting as a splint. Both CPAP and BiPAP machines allow patients to breathe easily and regularly throughout the night. 

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Topics: CPAP, cpap alternatives, bipap

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