Sleep8 News RSS



The Importance of Having a Travel-friendly CPAP Sanitizer

Anyone with severe sleep apnea needs to make use of continuous positive airway pressure therapy – CPAP. The best part is that you don’t need to go to the doctor for this treatment. There are plenty of devices that are crafted for personal use or even when someone is traveling. While CPAP machines are simple and easy to use, they can be bulky and troublesome to travel with. Not only do you have to carry the mask, pipes and the machine, you also have to travel with a CPAP sanitizer and ozone CPAP cleaner. This just adds to the amount of luggage you have to carry with you. On the other hand, leaving or forgetting the sanitizer can cause a...

Continue reading



Are Ozone CPAP Cleaners Worth the Money?

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines have been around for nearly 40 years. They have provided relief in the form of therapy for millions of people with respiratory problems and sleep apnea. CPAP therapy is life-changing, but it is also important to keep the CPAP machinery clean as well to obtain its full benefits. Many professionals recommend cleaning CPAP machines with hot water and liquid dish soap, which can help prevent common respiratory infections associated with prolonged use of CPAP equipment. This has led to the development of a niche market for CPAP cleaners and sanitizers. Ozone CPAP cleaners are among the best in the industry, but are they worth the money? We will discuss and take an in-depth look...

Continue reading



Are Ozone CPAP Cleaners Safe?

For most people with sleep apnea, using a CPAP machine has become a necessity. The cleanliness of these CPAP machines is important, a dirty CPAP can cause you to develop respiratory complications and infection. For CPAP machines, there are several different at home cleaners on the marketplace. One category that has been making waves are the ozone CPAP cleaners. Hailed as a no-detergent cleaner, these have quickly been adopted by various CPAP machine owners. However, as with anything it is a good idea to do your research, particularly when it comes to safety. What are Ozone CPAP Cleaners?   If you haven’t heard of them before, ozone CPAP cleaners makes use of ozone as a cleaning agent. When many people...

Continue reading



Do Ozone Generators Really Kill Bacteria?

One question on the minds of everyone that has used or is using Ozone CPAP sterilizers is how effective Ozone generators are at killing bacteria? The answer is simple. Ozone is brilliant at tackling harmful bacteria and killing it completely, because of its highly reactive properties. These properties make Ozone not only good at reacting with bacteria but destroying it completely. How does it kill bacteria? When an Ozone molecule meets a bacterial cell, it reacts with it.  The 3rd oxygen atom from the Ozone Molecule forces its way into one of the molecules of the cell wall.  This change in the cell walls molecular structure causes holes in the cell walls of the bacteria. The cell walls hold the...

Continue reading



CPAP Machines are Amazing

And they were a maintenance hassle… Until now Continuous Positive Airway Pressure devices, or “CPAP” machines, are undoubtedly a major contributor to a better life for those with nighttime breathing difficulties.  There is an unsupported idea which has been spread, that CPAP is only for people who are overweight, but that is not true. Anyone can suffer from airway collapse, at any age.  Sleep apnea is a condition where the airway is too flexible or narrow, and closes in on itself, halting breathing for prolonged periods during sleep.  Our bodies cope with the diminished oxygen by partially awakening us, to draw a gasping noisy breath, perhaps forcing us to change positions so that we breathe more easily. Snoring is one...

Continue reading