Travel in 2020 is getting more expensive. It’s also getting more infrequent, with the average North American taking only 17.4 vacation days per year. With vacation time at a premium and costs rising year after year, doesn’t it make sense for you to enjoy your time off as much as possible?
If you have Sleep Apnea but also love to travel, a mini CPAP machine is just what you need. These little wonders are not only travel-sized- some are so compact they can fit into the palm of your hand!
Today, we’re going to discuss the benefits of a portable CPAP machine, and which accessories can make your trip more comfortable.
An essential part of any good vacation is a good night’s sleep. If you have Sleep Apnea, you may be reticent to travel far from home without your regular CPAP machine. In transit, the parts of a larger CPAP machine may be damaged or lost, and setting it up in an unfamiliar location can be a real pain. Some CPAP users also worry about noise from their machine when rooming with friends or family, and sacrifice their sleep so that others won’t be disturbed.
Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer from poor-quality sleep when travelling anymore. The newest travel CPAP machines are small, packable, and quiet. Some can even be used in transit, making it possible to get a good night’s sleep even on a long-haul flight or overnight bus trip.
Instead of going away without your CPAP machine, or struggling to pack your regular model, invest in a mini CPAP. These travel-friendly machines are smaller, lighter, and more compact than regular at-home CPAP machines, and can fit into the standard airplane carry-on with plenty of room to spare.
Many of these travel CPAP machines have comprehensive pressure features and apps that can track your data via Bluetooth. To ensure you can use your CPAP machine whenever and wherever you are, many mini CPAP machines run off battery or even solar power. These features give you plenty of flexibility while still offering all the benefits of CPAP therapy.
One of the best travel CPAP machines on the market today is the ResMed AirMini. It’s currently the smallest portable CPAP machine available. Weighing in at just .066 pounds, it can easily fit into the palm of your hand.
In addition to regular CPAP features like pressure relief with Ramp and EPR, the AirMini also provides automatic altitude adjustment, and the ability to run in either CPAP or APAP modes. If you regularly use a humidifier component with your CPAP machine, ResMed also offers tubing that includes a waterless humidifier, allowing you to breathe easier as you sleep.
Even with these extra features, the ResMed AirMini is easy to set up and runs quietly. Pair it with one of their light AirFit masks, or purchase a Setup Pack with everything you’ll need to treat your Sleep Apnea on the go.
Getting diagnosed with Sleep Apnea doesn’t need to affect your whole life. You can still travel with ease when you invest in a mini CPAP machine. These devices are intended for use on the go, so they’re packable, light, and can even run off battery power for days at a time.CPAPMachines.ca carries many different travel CPAP machines, including the ResMed AirMini, one of our favourites on the market today. Contact us today to speak to one of our clinical care specialists, who can help you pick the travel CPAP that suits your unique needs.
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Kit includes: A mini portable sanitizer, 3 or 6 pack of filters (depending on machine), 2 packs of aloe cleansing wipes and a premium tubing brush.