What Is a VPAP Machine?

VPAP, short for variable positive airway pressure, is also commonly known as “bilevel” PAP.Bilevel here literally refers to: one for exhaling, and one for inhaling.

Generally, it is a bedside device to help you cope with sleep apnea neuromuscular disorders and chronic airway limitation, as well as other obstructive sleep conditions.

Here are some side effects you must be aware of before buying or using.

  • headache and sore eyes
  • discomfort in the middle ear
  • dryness in the nose, throat and mouth
  • chest pain and more bloating from the amount of air swallowed.

Besides, be sure to get the correct settings and stay familiar with the mask. Effectiveness here comes after time and patience and it’s important to stick with it.

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.