Here's a quick review of all the essentials that you need to know about nasal pillows masks, including the latest models available from five major players in the CPAP equipment industry.
A recent news report out of the Bay Area announced that a clinical trial of the Magnetic Apnea Prevention (MAGNAP) device for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment has begun at University of California San Francisco Medical Center. The initial response to this report indicates that there is an incredible amount of interest from the sleep apnea community in this potential alternative to CPAP for sleep apnea. But...
"I use my CPAP machine every night, so I don't have to worry about sleep apnea anymore, right?"
This is a common and widely held misconception.
Are sleep apnea and blood pressure related? Can obstructive sleep apnea cause hypertension? Does blood pressure improve with the use of a CPAP machine? Read on to find the answers to these questions and more.