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Other useful websites are:
Sleep Care http://sleepcare.com
American Academy of Sleep Medicine www.sleepeducation.com
National Sleep Foundation www.sleepfoundation.org
American Sleep Apnea Association www.apneasupport.org
Narcolepsy Network www.narcolepsynetwork.org
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation www.rls.org
National Fibromyalgia Association www.fmaware.org
And found on our old favorite www.talkaboutsleep.com:
"Bells and Whistles: Do you know enough about your CPAP Machine?"
This article describes features available on CPAP machines that make the machine much more user friendly. You need to enable the features in order to use them, so you may not even know about them. There are 3 different categories of features addressed in the article.
1. Ramps initiate pressure at a low setting and slowly increases over a preset period of time.
2. Pressure relief helps deal with the continuous flow of air pressure during exhalation.
3. Heated humidification makes for a much more pleasant experience.
tells in detail what is available for use on the machines from 3 different manufacturers.