Benefits of Using Home Medical Equipment for Sleep Apnea
It can sometimes be difficult to diagnose a sleep disorder on your own. Research shows that around 42 million adults in the United States have breathing difficulties from sleep disorders. One of the most common sleep disorders is sleep apnea. One out of five adults has a mild form of obstructive sleep apnea. In addition, 1 in 15 adults have more severe obstructive sleep apnea. If you are or suspect you might be suffering from sleep apnea, there is a solution. Home medical equipment designed to improve your breathing can greatly improve sleep apnea symptoms.
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects your breathing while you sleep. There are various forms of sleep apnea that a person can suffer from. An apnea is a term used for when breathing stops. If you Continue Reading
Reduce Your Risk of Stroke and Heart Disease–Use Your CPAP Machine as Prescribed
Did you recently take a home sleep test for sleep apnea? If you’ve discovered that you do have sleep apnea as a result of taking this home sleep test, it’s important that you consult with your physician for their sleep related medical equipment recommendations.
Your physician will likely recommend a CPAP machine, and it’s important that you use it regularly and as prescribed. Studies have shown that up to 80% of individuals suffering with sleep apnea haven’t been using their CPAP machines enough. As a result, they are at a greater risk for several serious medical conditions.
If left untreated, sleep apnea can potentially lead to stroke as well as heart disease. It’s been found that there is four-times the ri Continue Reading