Sleep apnea surgery may be used for treating obstructive sleep apnea only in those cases when other methods do not help you or you have some restrictions about them. Among variety of sleep apnea devices it is possible to distinguish such widely spread things as sleep apnea pillow and sleep apnea mask.
Choosing sleep apnea mask is a very important condition as it has to fit you perfectly. While choosing this important thing it is important first of all to pay your attention onto comfortableness of it. You will have to wear it every time when you go to the bed at night that is why this first item is of vital importance. The second thing you should know about sleep apnea masks is that they may be of two sizes: small and medium. So, be careful in choosing the proper size. In the case you have some doubts which is better for you it is better to choose the smaller one because the large one may be not useful for you as it is vulnerable to leaks. Sleep apnea masks may be divided into two types if take as the base the way the sufferer breathes. Masks which covers only nose may be used in the case if you or the person for whom you want to choose a mask breathe only with the help of the nose. If you are from the category of so called mouth breathers you should choose that kind of mask which covers both nose and mouth. This type of masks is called full face mask. In any case it is better to consult with your doctor, what is better for you and how to choose the proper size.
- First of all it is the safest and common form of sleep therapy;
- It is not expensive;
- Such pillows are designed especially for snoring side sleepers;
- Accommodates stomach and both side and back sleepers;
- All pillows are orthopedic and will not bring any harm for other parts of the body.