When you wear something on your face every single night to help you sleep better, one of the things you really need to focus on is keeping it clean!
CPAP masks need to be well cleaned and maintained to provide maximum effect for the person wearing them and Resmed CPAP Mask Wipes are a great way to keep your mask clean
When you have been sleep deprived for so long with obstructive sleep apnea and you finally get relief because of your CPAP machine, it can be very frightening to wake up in the middle of the night with the machine not working and displaying an error code.
I had this experience this past weekend when my Fisher & Paykel Icon+ stopped, showed a 5.03 error code and wouldn’t restart.
For a CPAP user, your mask is a vital piece of equipment because you spend so much time wearing it. But what happens when you start to have problems with your mask and the manufacturing quality just doesn’t seem to be up to scratch?
Click the “Read More” button to see what happened with my mask issues.
Tracking your AHI score is a good way to understand how well your CPAP therapy is going and if you have your sleep apnea under control. It can be quite disconcerting to check your figures and see a sudden spike in your AHI, maybe double or even triple your nightly average. What does this mean and should you be worried about it?