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Used Resmed Cpap Machines
Continuous positive airway pressure involves the constant application of external pressure to all phases of breathing. The patient would feel as if breathing against the constant headwind. Inhalation would be easier as the pressure enables air entry. Exhalation prevents complete relaxation. This can be helpful in obstructive sleep ...Read more
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Are the at home portable ultrasound therapy machines when used safely cancerous/release radiation?
Apnea treatment: There are 2 dental devices that I am familiar with - a mandibular advancing device and a tongue repositioning device. There are multiple manufacturers for each device. They both work by repositioning your anatomy and increasing the space behind your tongue. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends on person: While CPAP is very helpful in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, myasthenic patients tend to have overall respiratory weakness and do benefit from bipap to a greater degree. That being said, a sleep study can be invaluable in determining the right treatment for each individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: If the water reservoir is dirty or not cleaned properly it is possible. Keep it clean by replacing the water every night in addition to cleaning it at least every week, otherwise bacteria and fungi can grow in it which may cause allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. So try to keep your CPAP machine in good shape and it will help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abnormally enlarged lingual tonsil, night time itching, irritated by CPAP machine, creating log cough, cannot sleep or
sleep using CPAP machine?
Does MRI machines use special lenses like ones used in microscopes in combination with powerful magnets 2 get powerful resolutions for detailed image?
Turbinectomy good/better than cpap for mild sleep apnea? Confirmed enlarged upper & lower turb's. Don't want cpap.
Is "Provent Therapy" from sleep apnea as effective as a CPAP or at least 50% effective, compared to CPAP?
Provent therapy: Cpap is the gold standard and the most effective. Pro ent can help in mild apnea but really is not that effective for moderate to severe apnea. Maybe you should contact an ent who does sleep apnea surgery if you are not tolerating cpap. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer