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Sleep Apnea Therapy

How sleep therapy equipment works

It's natural to be anxious about sleep therapy. It does take a little getting used to, but it will be worth it when you see the positive impact on your life. It could make you more energetic, alert, and even increase your overall happiness.

While the equipment may look intimidating and take getting used to, it can be quite comfortable and allows for natural breathing.

Masks

The mask covers your nose, or your face if you breathe through your mouth while sleeping. You can breathe normally with your mask on. Choose a mask

Cushions

  • Cushions make the mask comfortable while forming a seal so that the air from the therapy machine can keep your airway open.

Headgear

  • Headgear keeps the mask stable while you sleep. It should never be over-tightened. That can damage your equipment and lessen the effectiveness of your treatment.

Therapy machines

There are several types of sleep therapy machines, but a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine is the most common. It sends a constant flow of air pressure to your throat so that your airway stays open while you sleep. Choose a therapy machine

Display settings

  • CPAP machines have different settings that allow your doctor to adjust the air pressure. You should always be sure to use the setting your doctor specifies.

Tubing

  • Tubing passes air from the CPAP machine to the mask. It's important to position the tube in a way that you won't pinch it while sleeping. Try over or through your headboard.

Filters

  • Filters make sure that you're only breathing clean air. Some machines have one filter and some have an additional ultra-fine filter.

Airflow

  • The CPAP machine pushes air into the tube and through the mask into your airway. This prevents your airway from collapsing and stops sleep apnea from occurring.

Tips for therapy success

If you have Sleep Apnea, you're not alone. Click here to learn helpful tips for adjusting to treatment.




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  1. This is a Sleep Apnea awareness initiative by Philips India Limited and is without warranties of any kind. Philips shall not be made liable for any of the steps stated herein or any consequent findings at any point of time.
  2. The booking of screening will be opened till 31st March 2016 and screening will be done free of cost mainly for those patients who are suffering from High BP, Diabetics, Cardiac problems.
  3. The screening will be conducted on first come first serve basis at individual’s residence for a maximum of 350 patients from Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai each.
  4. The screening will be conducted from 25th March to 15th May 2016.Eligibility for the screening will be decided basis the “Berlin Questionnaire screening”. The date of the screening will be confirmed by Philips, hence the individual is requested to make himself available. The date shall be final on the individual, unless specifically agreed by Philips.
  5. The information, contents, symptoms, signs provided herein are non- exhaustive in nature and indicative only, having any of the general signs and symptoms listed necessarily do not indicate Sleep Apnea disorder. The information provided herein is based on internal surveys, market researches; inputs shared by medical experts and patients and may not be conclusive.
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