Healthy Heart

Sleep Apnea Is a Heartbreaker

With sleep apnea, you must find the treatment that works best for you

For most people, a CPAP machine is involved in the treatment of sleep apnea. A CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine involves wearing a mask while the patient sleeps. The CPAP machine keeps air pressure in the breathing passages so they stay open. Occasionally, patients have poor reactions to the CPAP masks, explained Dr. Arnett. However, most people are fine, which is in part due to their design’s growth and continuous improvements, which make it easier to find the perfect machine for everyone.