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How Does the CPAP Mask Work?

How Does the CPAP Mask Work?

Health, Health & Fitness, Health & Medical
Those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or suspect that they might have the condition, often find themselves wondering about treatment options. One of the most well-known treatments for obstructive sleep apnea sufferers is continuous positive airway pressure, (CPAP) therapy. This therapy option uses a machine and attached mask, which helps people with sleep apnea breathe easier during sleep. So, how exactly does a CPAP mask work? CPAP Basics CPAP machines increase air pressure in the throat so that the airway does not collapse during sleep. A CPAP machine is made up of three basic parts, an air pump, tubing and a mask. There are three basic types of CPAP mask: Nasal pillow masks use soft prongs that fit into the nose. Nasal masks cover only entire nose (this mask type is
Performix SST Review: Does It Work?

Performix SST Review: Does It Work?

Health
Performix SST is a fat burner that has gained mass popularity and sells exclusively through GNC. It’s easy to believe this is a good supplement and many of you have even received a recommendation from a gnc representative, but they’ll say anything to close a sale. Many consumers will research a product before they buy it, but researching SST is very difficult. Its online search results contain very poor and biased information, so we’ve compiled the best data to make an accurate and unbiased review for you. The persuasive GNC representative recommendations and the stylish Performix SST packaging can persuade even the most skeptical customer, but thorough research should always be done before the purchase of any health product. So we’ve brought you the truth about SST and if it’s effec
WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF AN MRE?

WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF AN MRE?

Business, Food & Nutrition, Health
MREs, or ‘meals ready to eat’ were originally the preserve of the military, but in recent years they have become something that more civilians use either for camping and outdoor pursuits, or for disaster planning and “doomsday prepping”. MRE meals are designed to be highly shelf-stable and to provide a large number of calories in a small package, with some nutritional balance. They are designed as a form of emergency ration, rather than for long-term survival. The military would typically provide their forces with access to high quality, moderately fresh nutrition during deployments, with fresh supplies and a regular cook. If the supply chain is interrupted or a serviceman is cut off from supplies for a brief period then they would turn to the MREs that they are carrying so that they ca