CPAP machine works by getting rid of pauses in your sleep and hence normalizing sleeping patterns and ensuring you get enough sleep time. It is the most common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Some people refer the CPAP machine as an overnight cure due to its tremendous help. When I bought mine, I needed a nightstand for my cpap machine.
Untreated and prolonged sleep apnea damages the brain tissues and makes it difficult to concentrate or result in temporary memory loss. CPAP machine can help in improving your thinking capacity, making you get greater concentration.
You will realize that you become more productive at work and your daily activities. Your energy through the day will be to the maximum since your mind is alert and responds to every activity.
Reduces Chances of Getting Stroke
Stroke is listed among the dangerous diseases that cause major disabilities and death. Long term sleep apnea can result in severe stroke. According to research done by the American Heart Association, it has proven that CPAP can help prevent and control the first stroke.
Prevents Heart Disease
Sleep apnea causes the risk of getting cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, irregular heartbeat and congestive heart failure. Sleep apnea is associated with heart problems because it causes heart pauses which in return increases the blood pressure and oxygen levels.
CPAP therapy has proven to solve heart problems and reducing death. If you already have the heart conditions, CPAP can help you control them.
Control of High Blood Pressure
CPAP treatment has been used to control high blood pressure in many patients. Sleep apnea has been reported to be a major cause of hypertension. CPAP will get the blood pressure in control just in time when the heart pauses.
Reduces Snoring and Improves Sleep
Sleep apnea tends to cause snoring which can be annoying and disturbing to people. Some people can snore very loud, therefore causing hearing problems.
A recent study shows people with sleep apnea have a risk of hearing impairment by 90%. Breathing when you are asleep is made easier using a CPAP machine.
Improves Sex Life
Many erectile dysfunction cases are linked to sleep apnea. It was discovered after CPAP therapy, a lot of men went back to normal sexual functioning.
Sleep apnea causes not only problems in men but also women. It can lower libido and reduce intimacy. Studies have proven that patients on CPAP therapy experienced improved sexual satisfaction and function.
Controls Diabetes Type 2
The main factor of causing diabetes is glucose intolerance and insulin resistance. By controlling insulin resistance, CPAP therapy prevents and controls diabetes type 2.
Breathing problems which can cause Diabetes are also solved. Some health problems caused by type 2 diabetes, such as diabetic retinopathy and diabetic neuropathy, will also be prevented.