Common CPAP Problems & Solutions | Part 2


Many CPAP users experience the same struggles when it comes to their sleep therapy, such as:

  • CPAP breaks at midnight… What to do?
    • Guide to navigating a broken CPAP with as little sleep lost as possible
  • Water in your CPAP mask?
    • Why it happens and how to fix this common problem
  • Tired of CPAP mask marks and irritation?
    • Our top 5 tips for eliminating your mask marks

Keep reading to fix these common CPAP problems.

CPAP Breaks At Midnight… What To Do?

It’s every CPAP user’s worst nightmare – you wake up to find your CPAP machine isn’t working.

It might have error codes, it might be making a horrible noise, or it might just refuse to provide your CPAP therapy despite everything looking fine. Replacing your CPAP and getting back to a good night’s rest becomes priority number one.

Here’s some helpful tips for what to do when your CPAP breaks.

Water in Your CPAP Mask?

If you’re a CPAP user, waking up with water on your face can be a truly disturbing experience. Half awake, you start worrying that something is wrong with your CPAP. Don’t be alarmed. This is a fairly common problem known as rainout.

Rainout can wake you up when dripping on your face, but it also has other consequences as well. These include:

  • Noisy sleep therapy
  • Mold growth on CPAP supplies
  • Shortened lifespan of equipment
  • Noisy sleep therapy
  • Mold growth on CPAP supplies
  • Shortened lifespan of equipment

Learn how to prevent rainout so you can sleep more comfortably.

Tired of CPAP Mask Marks and Irritation?

Blemishes, sores, redness, rashes, and other unsightly and painful skin problems are common side effects of wearing a CPAP mask.

Luckily, there are a number of ways to alleviate these skin irritations so that you can focus on getting a full night of sleep and stop worrying about the red marks on your cheeks. While leading manufacturers of CPAP masks make comfort a priority, not all masks are right for everyone, and regular maintenance and replacement are critical.

Here are the top 5 ways to eliminate mask marks and irritation.

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