Health & Medical Sleep Disorders

How to Achieve Compliance With CPAP Use

A lot of new CPAP users are finding it very hard to comply with the requirement of using the CPAP mask.
After a month or so, many find it very difficult to stick with CPAP use and just opt to disregard it all together.
This is something that cannot be left alone since the use of CPAP has become pretty much a requirement once you have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea.
If you are one of these people who are finding it very difficult to achieve compliance, here four easy steps to make it possible: (1) Ask why you need it in the first place The first step is to ask yourself why you need this CPAP machine and mask in the first place.
Why do you need and what do you know about it? Of course, you need it because you have sleep apnea but how much how you grasped from that? It is essential to understand that the use of CPAP is for your own good.
It is due to the many health conditions that you need to tackle sleep apnea and use your CPAP mask.
By understanding that using the mask will benefit you, you will find it easier to comply.
(2) The best step is always acceptance The next step is of course, acceptance.
In order to achieve compliance, it is very important to accept the fact the use of CPAP for you has become a necessity.
If you accept this whole heartedly, then it will be easier for you to just go ahead and use it.
(3) Commit to it The next step is to commit to the use of your mask and machine.
The first few tries will of course be uncomfortable as the sensation of the air being blowing into you will feel very strange.
The feeling of having a mask and these straps around you will also feel uncomfortable at first but in the long run, this will all change for the better.
(4) Enjoy the comfort it brings And of course, enjoy the comfort that it brings.
As you start to enjoy it, you will become more conscious of the benefit that it brings and you will soon become more compliant to its use.

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