FAQ’s – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If you suspect you have Sleep Apnea you should visit and communicate that with your family doctor.

Your doctor may refer you to an over night sleep study or have you take a home sleep study. In the case of a Level 3 take home sleep Study we would be able to help you and guide you through the process. For further information please contact us.

It depends on the wait time to be tested for OSA. Generally, Level 3 (take home) sleep studies have a shorter wait time then Level 1 (overnight) Sleep Studies. Once the confirmation of OSA has been determined we can begin treating it with CPAP therapy.
Costs of machine and services vary. Most insurers provide coverage for PAP Therapy. However, this is policy dependent so we encourage patients to call their insurers to understand better their specific policies.
  • Maintain a relaxing bed time routine.
  • Maintain a regular bedtime and wake time schedule, including weekends and holidays.
  • Avoid electronics in the bedroom.
  • Avoid caffeine up to 6 hours before bedtime.
  • Sleep on a comfortable mattress and pillow
  • Keep your bedroom dark, quiet and a little cooler.
Current machines have greatly reduced noise levels than previous models. Some, in fact are so quiet during operation that one would think they are not on.
As CPAP therapy has become more common, more Airlines are familiar with the use and necessity of the therapy and generally do not require a prescription. In any case we may offer our contact information to be reached.

Due to recent innovations, CPAP products have become lighter, smaller and easier to travel with. If traveling to another country with different electrical currents please do refer to user manual.