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How does a BiPAP machine function and what is its use in treating sleep apnea? 0

BiPAP Machine – Uses, side effects & how it treats sleep apnea

Introduction Globally there is a steep rise in the cases of obstructive sleep apnea. India remains in an alarming state with over 6 million cases of apnea with the majority undiagnosed and untreated. Untreated sleep apnea kicks off worse complications that include hypertension, elevated blood pressure, disturbed heartbeat, heart attacks, brain attacks, and Prediabetes. Sleep disorders result in deterioration of the overall health and at times lead to irreversible damage to the human body...

How does a BiPAP machine function and what is its use in treating sleep apnea? 0

How does a BiPAP machine function and what is its use in treating sleep apnea?

A BiPAP machine is a compact, easily operated device that assists a person with the chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) to breathe. When using a BiPAP machine, a person takes in pressurized air through a mask to regulate their breathing pattern while they are asleep or when their symptoms flare. COPD can make it more difficult for a person to take in air as their lungs are often less elastic, and so they may...