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BiPAP vs CPAP vs APAP vs VPAP: The Differences

Thousands of adults and even some children are afflicted with sleep apnea. Treatment therapy is generally through Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine. There are currently four different devices available for use by patients with any of the three forms of apnea, but the main two devices used …

Types of Sleep Apnea and Symptoms

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder characterized by periods of shallow breathing and/or pauses in breathing during sleep. Each pause in a patient’s breathing (an apnea) can last anywhere from several seconds to several minutes. These apneas may occur from five to thirty or more times per …