Sleep Apnoea is a medical condition and therefore should be treated. There can be a temptation to stop using your CPAP device over the festive season as things get busy and we start to travel.

However, there are a few things you should consider this holiday season when it comes to your CPAP therapy:

  • You can travel with your CPAP machine! CPAP machines come with a handy carry bag and can often be stowed away in your luggage- for airline policies regarding travelling with your CPAP, Click here.
  • Snoring can disrupt other people’s sleep, using your CPAP machine can help eliminate any disturbance to the sleep of those around you.
  • Alternatives such as Provent are available for use when travelling.

If you are considering not using your CPAP device for a period of time, it is important that 

you first speak with your sleep physician or general practitioner.

Have a happy and safe festive season!