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How You Can Maintain Your CPAP Cleaner In Good Condition
When you have a CPAP compliance, it is important that you know how to properly take care of
them. If you want to experience a successful therapy through CPAP you will have to make sure
you care for your equipment. You have to regularly clean them and maintain them at most. You
wont have any problems in cleaning your equipment since they are generally easy to clean and
not very time consuming as well. All you have to do is to adjust your morning routine so that you
can clean your equipment and at the same time have them ready and working before you catch
your sleep at night.
How you can clean your humidifier and replace it easily
A lot of the current CPAP machines have a heated humidification system which can cut down on
your morning dry mouth and at the same time, help keep your nasal from drying out and even
being irritated as well as inflamed. You need to make sure however that the humidification
chamber is well cleaned and that you do this daily o that the bacteria does not settle and there will
be no calcification. You can also get a CPAP cleaner to help you with thoroughly cleaning the
CPAP machines that you have. Its pretty easy once you know what to do and how to proceed with
You can start with removing the chamber from the humidifier. Do this carefully so that no water will
be able to enter the CPAP machine you are using. Open the chamber and gently wash it with
warm and water with soap. When rinsing, make sure that they can dry on clean cloth or with a
paper towel with direct sunlight. Fill it up with sterile or distilled water, never use regular tap water
since there can be minerals and chemicals in it that can potentially damage the components found
in the machine. You should not use filtered water as well because it may also contain minerals.
It is also important to know that the humidifier should be soaked once a week in a solution of white
vinegar and water for fifteen to twenty minutes. After which you can rinse it thoroughly with distilled
water. You can also use the dishwasher to clean the humidifier chambers however, make sure
that the instructions permit you to do so. You should make sure and replace your humidifier
chambers every six months or when you need it. There are many places where you can go to
have replacements for your CPAP equipment, just make sure that you go to the ones that you
trust and have the legitimacy to sell the equipment.
You can get CPAP mask cushions that are made out of silicone, so that you can feel more
comfortable. This material however does not last long which is why you will also need to take care
of it and clean it regularly. Masks are also as important as the humidifier which is why you also
need to put extra attention in cleaning it. As with the other parts, make sure that you read the
instructions on how to clean them and dry them thoroughly so that no water will get stuck in certain
places where they dont need to be in.