CPAP machines and sleep therapy

CPAP machines and sleep therapy

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What is CPAP therapy?


There are several types of sleep therapy machines, but a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine is the most common. A CPAP machine sends a constant flow of airway pressure to your throat to ensure that your airway stays open during sleep, effectively treating the spontaneous pauses in breath associated with sleep apnoea.


Treating your sleep apnoea will positively impact your life by increasing your energy, alertness, and overall happiness. Begin a healthier, happier life with sleep therapy.


A constant flow of airway pressure to your throat ensures that your airway stays open during sleep.

Understanding CPAP devices and masks.

CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) therapy consists of a device that sends airflow through tubing to a face mask in order to keep your airway open during sleep.


It may be difficult at first, but adapting to your sleep therapy will lead to better sleep and a healthier life.

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There are a variety of comfortable masks to fit your individual needs. The mask will cover your nose or your face, depending on how you breathe during the night. You can breathe naturally with your mask on. 


Cushions make the mask comfortable while forming a seal so that the air from the therapy machine can keep your airway open. 


Headgear keeps the mask stable while you sleep. Over-tightening your headgear can damage your equipment and lessen the effectiveness of your treatment. 

Therapy machines


There are several types of sleep therapy machines, but a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine is the most common. It sends a constant flow of air pressure to your throat so that your airway stays open while you sleep.

Display settings

CPAP machines have different settings that allow your doctor to adjust the air pressure. You should always be sure to use the setting your doctor specifies.


Tubing passes air from the CPAP machine to the mask. It's important to position the tube over or through your headboard so that you won't pinch it while sleeping.


Filters make sure that you're only breathing clean air. Some machines have one filter, while others have an additional ultra-fine filter.


The CPAP machine pushes air into the tube and through the mask into your airway. This prevents your airway from collapsing and stops sleep apnoea from occurring.

Treatment tips

Treatment tips

Treating your sleep apnoea is an important step to achieving a happier, healthier life. Our tips will help you adjust to sleep therapy and ensure that your treatment is successful.

Mask for everyone

There's a mask for everyone


Whether you prefer to sleep on your side or on your back, there are mask options to fit your comfort and needs.

Take responsibility

Take responsibility


Take an active role in your health. Learn more about sleep apnoea and sleep therapy with our helpful resources.


Travel with your therapy equipment


Don’t let sleep apnoea hold you back. It’s important to continue your treatment wherever you go, but fortunately, traveling with your CPAP machine is simple.

Use your therapy machine every night

Use your therapy machine every night


Continuous therapy is essential to better sleep and an overall healthier lifestyle.

Take care of your equipment

Take care of your equipment


Proper maintenance can make a huge difference in the effectiveness of your therapy and the longevity of your equipment.

Get help

Get help if you're struggling


Your homecare provider is a great source of information and support. Talk to them about overcoming obstacles.


Keep sleep

Keep sleep as a priority


Aim for eight hours of sleep and never settle for less than six. 

Tips for therapy success

Tips for therapy success

If you have sleep apnoea, you're not alone. 

Learn helpful tips for adjusting to treatment.

CPAP machines and equipment


Philips Respironics’ line of comfortable and convenient sleep therapy masks, devices, and accessories can help you successfully manage your sleep apnoea and lead a happier, healthier life.




We offer a variety of mask options to meet your individual needs. See innovative masks including Nuance, Amara, and Wisp.




Browse the options available to enhance your comfort and convenience with the DreamStation sleep therapy system.




Get all the accessories you need to complement your Philips Respironics sleep therapy solutions.

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