Scientists today have a much better understanding of the physiology of healthy slumber and sleep apnea can interrupt that sleep. As we fall into the different stages of sleep, the efficiency of our breathing is extremely important. Without a reliable supply of oxygen, it is difficult to achieve the state necessary for refreshing invigorating sleep.
Because of this, untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious health conditions.
What if you or your partner are diagnosed with
For many people, treatment for sleep apnea with a CPAP machine has made a world of difference for their sleep. Although it may take some getting used to, many find that their overall health and well-being has improved. Learn more about sleep apnea treatment here.
Aren’t CPAP machines noisy?
A common complaint about a CPAP machine is that they can be noisy. The noise that is produced is more like white noise, it is even and continuous. And with time you will get used to the sound and have a much better sleep. Even your bed partner will get a better sleep when they don’t have to listen to the song of snoring.
CPAP noise shouldn’t be a concern! With new technology coming out every year for CPAP treatment, machines are becoming more comfortable and quieter than ever. For example, the newly updated AirFit N30i from ResMed will soon be available to patients at Respiratory Homecare Solutions. The AirFit N30i is equipped with a softer silicon seal that is more flexible while still providing a great seal, ensuring a much quieter sleep.