Busting the Most Common Sleep Apnea Myths


When it comes to sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, there are many myths that make the rounds. These myths can frighten those that suffer from any number of sleep disorders, along with prevent them from seeking helpful treatment. Read more about common sleep apnea myths—and what’s actually true—below and improve your quality of sleep.

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Myth #1: Sleep Apnea Only Affects Men

While it is true that men are more often diagnosed with sleep apnea, women experience symptoms as well. In fact, more women are diagnosed with sleep apnea after menopause. However, women seem to experience differing symptoms from men, including insomnia and increased fatigue. It’s recommended that women see a sleep specialist if they’re experiencing an increase in these types of symptoms, as they may be suffering from sleep apnea and be completely unaware.

Myth #2: Only Overweight People Suffer from Sleep Apnea

There are many factors that may lead someone to suffering from sleep apnea. People who are overweight or obese may be diagnosed with sleep apnea, but there are also plenty of people of average weight that experience this issue as well. Several contributing factors (such as genetics, muscle deterioration or esophageal obstruction) also lead to sleep apnea, and these factors can be present in people of all shapes and sizes.

Myth #3: All CPAP Machines and Masks are Loud and Uncomfortable

Treating sleep apnea has never been easier. Those who have been recently diagnosed may not understand their options when it comes to treatment, and may be under the impression that CPAP machines are loud while the masks themselves are bulky and uncomfortable. In reality, CPAP technology has evolved to be lighter, quieter and more comfortable, no matter how you prefer to sleep or how severe your sleep apnea is. 

There are many options from many companies that make treating this sleep disorder a snap. In fact, it’s highly recommended that those suffering from sleep apnea explore their multitude of options and never settle for uncomfortable sleep. CPAP machines and masks are there to improve your sleep quality.

Myth #4: Sleep Apnea Can Go Away without Treatment

Unfortunately, if you suffer from sleep apnea, this is not an issue that will go away on its own. Since there can be several contributing factors to the cause of sleep apnea, continuing to go without treatment can cause more serious health problems down the road. Taking the issue seriously and starting effective treatment will not only improve your quality of sleep, it can also help prevent high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack and even an increased risk of cancer. It’s very important to find a treatment that’s right for you, so you can live a healthier life.

Myth #5: Sleep Apnea can only be Diagnosed in a Sleep Study & Treatment is Expensive

It is true that sleep apnea can be discovered and diagnosed from participating in a sleep study, but this is not a requirement for accurately determining if someone has the disorder. Participants often enter these sleep studies to help improve their sleep quality- and an accurate diagnosis allows them to begin treatment quickly. However, if you’re experiencing any of the symptoms of sleep apnea, seeing your doctor or a sleep specialist can also put you on the road to better sleep.

Another component of this is the worry that sleep apnea treatment is expensive. There are more options than ever for people from all walks of life when it comes to treating sleep apnea. From CPAP subscription services that replace tubing and masks for a fee to options that allow for purchasing as-needed at affordable prices, treating your sleep apnea is affordable and highly recommended. 

These common sleep apnea myths often prevent those who may be suffering from seeking the treatment that can help them live better, healthier lives. If you’re suffering from symptoms of sleep apnea, talk with your doctor about a potential diagnosis and don’t let the myths scare you away from effective treatment.

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Sleep Apnea is frustrating! Getting the CPAP supplies you need isn’t with our amazing monthly plans that come with the name brand full-face CPAP mask of your choice plus free tubing, free filters, free cushions and free shipping! Plans start at just $25/month. Put your CPAP on autopilot today and … Leave the rest of to us!™ 30-day Fitmask™ Guarantee!


Answers to customer's frequently asked questions

Monthly CPAP Club is a new approach to delivering a regular and scheduled shipment of all your CPAP supplies for one low monthly cost.

We charge you a small monthly free and deliver a fresh CPAP mask, tubes, filters and cushions to your door every 3 months.

We work with the major manufacturers to provide a selection of the most popular CPAP masks, cushions, tubing, filters and other accessories.

You get one shipment with all the CPAP supplies you’ll need for the next three months and you just pay one low, monthly payment.

Monthly CPAP Club lets you know when it’s time to change your filters, clean your mask and tubing. Three months after your first order, we’ll let you know (via email) that it’s time to replace your CPAP supplies, and we will ship out a package with a replacement mask, tubing, and filters for your CPAP machine, all including in your monthly fee.

Every package allows you to choose your preferred style of CPAP mask and the brand, make and model you prefer. You have the choice of standard tubing or heated tubing. You have the option for extended tubing options with heated tubing. Every package also includes cushions for the mask and filters for your machine

We need to know which CPAP breathing machine you use so we can send you the correct filters. Filters are specific to machines. 

If you don’t see your CPAP breathing machine model listed, please contact us at sales@monthlycpapclub.com.  Please include the make and model of CPAP breathing machine you use. 

We do support many machines. The most popular machines are listed right now and more will be added as we grow.

In the mean time, let us know which machines you use so we get you the correct filters.

Monthly CPAP Club currently offers Resmed, Respironics, and Fisher & Paykel CPAP products. We can accommodate certain other brands when requested by email. Please let us know by emailing us at sales@monthlycpapclub.com or submit a request online.

Our goal at Monthly CPAP Club is to offer all the necessary CPAP supplies for good sleep hygiene in simple, scheduled quarterly shipments.

We want the program to be even easier for the end user to afford with a monthly payment.

When you sign up for a package with Monthly CPAP Club, you will be charged the monthly package amount ranging from $30 and up, depending on your preferences.

We will ship out a package within 1 business day of your order with all the CPAP supplies you’ll need to properly treat your sleep apnea with clean and effective supplies.

The next scheduled shipment for your account will commence 3 months after your initial first shipment. We’ll send you an email your next delivery is on the way.

The best part about Monthly CPAP Club for those living with sleep apnea is that CPAP supplies are one less thing you’ll have to regularly order, schedule or pick up. We ship you the supplies you’ll need for the next three months and ship you another package in three months will all new and fresh CPAP supplies.

We do sell most of the popular and newest CPAP machines. Although we do not list many of the machines on our Monthly CPAP Club site, we can process orders for machines via email for existing subscribers and over the phone for new users.

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