Month: May 2021

How Often Does Insurance Cover a New CPAP Machine?

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, it’s likely that you’ll need a CPAP mask, as this is considered the best course of treatment for the condition. However, you’re probably wondering about insurance. Usually, your insurance company will cover the cost of your CPAP or bi-level PAP device. That said, coverage varies depending on your …

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Why Do I Wake Up with a Headache After Using My CPAP?

This is not a normal side-effect and it is indicative of two issues: either the pressure level on your machine is set too high and needs reducing, or you have blocked sinuses that are obstructing the airflow of the CPAP naturally. As your sinuses actually wrap around your head and right behind your ears (they’re …

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What are the Symptoms of Low Oxygen at Night?

A lack of oxygen throughout the night can result in a wide range of symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue, depression and even heart problems.The most common condition to cause oxygen loss at night is hypoxemia. The condition causes chronic low blood oxygen levels and is worsened when you’re sleeping.Symptoms to look out for if …

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Can you ever stop using a CPAP

Can You Ever Stop Using A CPAP Machine?

The CPAP machine (continuous positive airway pressure), is the main and most common treatment for those that suffer from sleep apnea.This machine essentially allows them to sleep uninterrupted throughout the night, as the machine assists the breathing and ensures the airway doesn’t collapse. But can you ever stop using the machine? The answer is yes. If your …

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