CPAP Therapy Side Effects
According to statistics, two-third of the CPAP users experience side effects. The common causes include use of ill-fitting masks, improper air pressure, and lack of proper training.
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which is characterized by intermittent cessation of breathing during sleep. The body reacts to this condition, by awakening from sleep, gasping for air due to lack of oxygen. However, it is not necessary that the person who suffers from this condition, is aware of the frequent episodes of difficult breathing or interrupted sleep. Even though, there are three types of sleep apnea; obstructive sleep apnea is the most common one, and it amounts to around 85% of the reported cas