Cpap machine is a medical equipment. It give a is a sleep therapy to the patient. Cpap machine is used for the treatment of the sleep apnea . Cpap machine sends a constant flow with a set positive pressure to the patient throat to ensure that airway stay open during the sleep . It protect the patient from the obstructive sleep apnea. Patient A sleep specialist can provide the training to patient about the Cpap machine.
What does a Cpap machine do and how does Cpap machine work ?
Cpap machine sends a constant flow with a set positive pressure to the your throat to ensure that airway stay open during the sleep. First a NIV mask is fit over the nose and mouth with the help of a strap and connected to the machine with a Cpap patient cannula or circuit When it is swithched ON . It blow the air to the patient airway. Cpap settings are done at the machine display. Some latest machine atomically change the pressure value as per the your requirement
Cpap is very effective for obstructive sleep apnea treatment and reduce or stop the snoring of the patient .
What is sleep apnea ?
Apnea means “No breath” . Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder. It is happed when a person’s breathing is stopped during sleep and because of this brain and body parts may not get the adequate oxygen. There are two types of sleep apnea .
Obstructive sleep apnea
Central sleep apnea.
What are the benefits of CPAP therapy ?
The constant flow of pressurized air through CPAP therapy keeps the airway open and prevents breathing shortness throughout the night.As a result, it normalizes breathing and improves the quality of sleep.Your ability to function and feel good is vital to a good night's sleep.Sleep helps to protect your physical and mental health.It energizes you and helps you remember, focus as necessary. And it greatly enhances the quality of your life. Sleep apnea left untreated is associated with high blood pressure, heart disease, and increased risk of death from heart attack or stroke.