CPAP Alternatives

CPAP May Not Help Diabetes Treatment

In contrast to previous research, a new study suggests that CPAP may not help diabetes treatment. Researchers explained that their difference from previous studies may be related to CPAP, the study design, or the relationship between sleep apnea and diabetes.

CPAP Makes No Difference (with Diabetes)

In this study, researchers […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Help Control Diabetes

We know that sleep apnea increases your risk of diabetes. We also know that sleep apnea can make it harder to control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. But now a new study shows that treating sleep apnea can help you get your blood sugar levels under […]

Is CPAP Making Your Mouth Dry?

Dry mouth is a common problem that people experience when they have sleep apnea because they tend to breathe through their mouths. Unfortunately, treatment with CPAP might actually make the problem worse.

How CPAP Causes Dry Mouth

CPAP forces air into your body (which is part of the reason it […]

CPAP-Related Fires: Not a Side Effect You Really Have to Worry about

It’s a horrific story: your lifesaving piece of equipment suddenly turns life-threatening as the CPAP machine triggers a fire. That’s what a Chicago sleep apnea patient is claiming happened in the lawsuit he filed against his landlord and the medical equipment manufacturer who made his CPAP machine.

Although this type of […]

Oral Appliances as Effective as CPAP for Blood Pressure

The most serious health effect of sleep apnea is the damage and deterioration of the cardiovascular system. Heart damage, hardened arteries, and increased stroke risk are among the effects of sleep apnea, but the most easily detectable sign of impending cardiovascular injury is high blood pressure (hypertension).
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