No! If you will be without electricity, make sure you buy or rent a battery that will last the duration of your vacation. If you will be traveling internationally, make sure your pap machine can adapt to different voltages, or buy an adaptor. Lastly, if you will be going on a cruise or somewhere is questionable water quality, request distilled bottled water to be available for your humidifier.
No. You just have to take your sleep apnea machine with you on your trip. You should be able to pack it in your checked baggage without difficulty but a note from your doctor stating that the equipment is medically necessary may help get you through airport security.
Absolutely Not. There is no reason sleep apnea should prevent your vacation. If you're on CPAP therapy, make sure you take it with you and all accessories for it. You can travel with the equipment and take in on a plane. Since it's a medical device, it doesn't count towards your carry-on or personal item. Enjoy yourself!
Not at all. Sure, you have a hard time sharing a room if you snore. However, treatment of sleep apnea is easy and effective. Surgery and dental appliance don't affect traveling. The CPAP maschines are small, quite and can be taken through tsa without problems. There are even battery packs and car charger for CPAP units if you like to camp.
Same routine. Use same routine as you use at home. Should be no problem.
Magnitude. Depends on degree of OSA. Cheap. You can try it to determine effectiveness. If you feel significantly better, use it. Read more...
Anti snoring. appliances work by advancing the lower jaw to open the airway. You need to work with a sleep apnea/snoring dentist to insure that this is done properly. (S)he will give you a monitor to assess the quality of your sleep. Long term advancement of the lower jaw without supervision can result in permanent adverse movements of your lower teeth which can cause appearance and function problems. Read more...