The Top 7 Sleep Apnea Questions, Answered
New sleep apnea patients often have several questions about their condition and how it will affect their lives moving forward. It’s a common disorder that affects millions of Americans, but there is a lot to learn for both patients and their families. These are the top seven questions that patients ask the experts, answered.
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Is Sleep Apnea Curable?
As of right now, there is no cure for sleep apnea. It can be managed with CPAP therapy or other treatments, but in most instances, it will not go away. This is because many risk factors associated with sleep apnea are largely hereditary. Skull shape, face shape, body fat proportion and muscle characteristics are all genetic traits that are passed on within families. Age and biological sex are other factors out of our control. Men over 40 tend to be more at risk for sleep apnea, as are post-menopausal women. The closest “cure” for sleep apnea involves surgery, but it is incredibly invasive and requires further treatment in the future if the tissue does not heal properly.
Does Pregnancy Affect the Risk of Developing Sleep Apnea?
Though there is no conclusive evidence that pregnancy increases the risk of developing sleep apnea, pregnant women are more susceptible to disordered sleep. This is due to three main factors: hormonal changes, physical changes and emotional changes. Pregnant women can experience anxiety and daytime drowsiness, which disrupt nighttime sleep. Increased frequency of urination also results in interrupted sleep. As a result, 78% of women report poor quality of sleep during pregnancy, even if they don’t develop sleep apnea.
Is Sleep Deprivation in Teens a Sign of Sleep Apnea?
Teenagers’ sleep needs and their schedules rarely align. The National Sleep Foundation has found that teens need more than nine hours of sleep per night during this critical period of growth. Homework, extracurriculars and social activities, however, tend to cut into their precious sleep time. Though teens may be sleep deprived, it is rarely because of sleep apnea. Sleep deprivation is its own separate serious concern and can cause exhaustion, impacted responsiveness and even mental illness. Worried parents can limit food and screen time before bed to help improve their teens’ sleep quality and minimize risk of sleep deprivation.
Do Natural Sleep Aids Really Work?
Sleep apnea patients may find it difficult to adjust to CPAP therapy, especially later in life when it is harder to form new habits. Many turn to natural sleep aids, which are proven to improve sleep quality. Aromatherapy and certain teas can boost mood and reduce stress and pain, whereas meditation and select foods promote sleep. Adding in natural sleep aids to your routine can be helpful, but preferred methods will vary by patient.
Can Sleep Apnea Cause Strokes?
There is overwhelming evidence that sleep apnea, even in its most mild form, increases the risk of stroke. Any time the airway is blocked, the body is not getting the oxygen it needs. Decreased oxygen in the bloodstream can then lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease or stroke. There is a wide range of post-stroke complications from impaired senses to paralysis. It depends on the area of the brain that was affected.
What Happens if I Stop Sleep Apnea Treatment?
Without a cure for sleep apnea, patients can expect their sleep interruptions to return if they stop treatment. Sleep apnea can usually only be managed. CPAP therapy has made leaps and bounds in recent years to make patients’ experiences as pleasant as possible. This makes it easier to continue with the therapy throughout life. The latest masks are comfortable on the face, and the machines are whisper quiet to cause the least amount of disruption possible.
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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 [email protected]. 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 [email protected] 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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