Common CPAP Problems & Solutions | Part 3

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Do you have a CPAP concern? We have answers! Common questions we’ve answered include:

  • Feeling bloated from your CPAP?
    • Why it happens and how to fix it
  • Do I need a CPAP prescription for that?
    • The definitive guide to CPAP prescriptions and when you need one
  • CPAP mask leaking air?
    • 5 tips to get the perfect mask seal

Keep reading to fix these common CPAP problems.


Feeling Bloated From Your CPAP?

Ever wake up feeling like there’s a hurricane in your stomach? Or when you use your CPAP, do you notice…

  • Stomachache or bloating
  • Burping or flatulence
  • Heartburn or acid reflux
  • Stomachache or bloating
  • Burping or flatulence
  • Heartburn or acid reflux

These are all symptoms of aerophagia, or air eating, which is a common CPAP side effect. Aerophagia happens when air goes into your stomach instead of your airways during the night.

Here’s some helpful tips for how to deal with bloating from CPAP.


Do I Need a CPAP Prescription For That?

Getting your much needed CPAP supplies should be simple and easy to do. However, figuring out which supplies require a prescription can be confusing. Here, we answer the most common questions:

  • Do you need a prescription to use insurance?
  • What supplies do you need a prescription for?
  • What do you do if you don’t have a prescription?
  • Do you need a prescription to use insurance?
  • What supplies do you need a prescription for?
  • What do you do if you don’t have a prescription?

Find out which CPAP supplies require a prescription and which don’t.


CPAP Mask Leaking Air?

An incomplete seal in your mask can be frustrating to deal with.

Mask leaks can cause whistling noises, blow air at your eyes, and worst of all it reduces the effectiveness of your CPAP therapy.

That’s why getting a good seal on your CPAP mask is pivotal to a good night’s rest.

If you’re having trouble getting your mask to seal, don’t worry—we have a number of solutions to help you sleep better.

Easy Breathe, Inc.