What is CPAP used for?

CPAP treats breathing problems such as sleep apnea and snoring.

CPAP, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, treats breathing problems such as sleep apnea and chronic snoring, giving people healthier sleep and helping them enjoy better daytime alertness.1

CPAP applies mild air pressure to a person's upper airway to keep their airway open so that they can breathe normally while they sleep.

 

References

  1. https://www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au/cpap.html accessed 8 July 2019.