If your child’s sleep appears to be disturbed, it may indicate they have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)—up to 10 percent of children do. Even their behavior during the day might point you in the direction of this diagnosis.
When diagnosed with sleep apnea, the cost of treatment is a concern for many patients. In addition to diagnostic testing, there’s the cost of the CPAP equipment and SoClean machine, which ensures clean CPAP equipment and thus clean sleep at night.
Many CPAP patients do not adhere to the therapy long term. Read about some tips that those with OSA and their loved ones can keep in mind to ensure that they not only effectively adjust to CPAP therapy, but stick with it.