CPAP Sleep Cap and Chinstrap
Handy Hints recipe for a good nights sleep with CPAP
Ensure that the chinstrap is fairly tight. If at first you find
this uncomfortable, adjust it until you get used to it. Use a piece of
paper sticky tape to seal your lips like 3M NEXCARE available from
pharmacies. The less air that leaks from your mouth, the less likely
you are to suffer a dry mouth.
Always breathe in and out from your nose. If you find it difficult
at first, practice it during the day because this is the best way to help
your body accept CPAP. If you find it difficult I recommend that you take
a breathing course with a practitioner near you.
All heads are not the same size or shape, to ensure a snug fit you
can tuck the front of the cap in until it feels tight.
The chinstrap is best worn over the elastic strap that holds the
Wear and tear will stretch the elastic over time. Adjust the strap
by cutting the excess Velcro.
PLEASE NOTE that any tear, body heat and perspiration will
wear the elastic on the chinstrap to the point that it eventually becomes
ineffective. It will then need to be replaced.
The Velcro strip at the back of the cap is intended to stick to the
elastic strap on your CPAP mask holder. If you don’t need it you can
Since I started using my chinstrap I no longer need a
humidifier! It could do the same for you and if so, please let me
It is advisable to purchase TWO chinstraps, one for use and
one in reserve.
For a good night’s sleep, ensure to have room temperature around
To help you sleep on your side with the mask on without discomfort,
a firm curved chiropractic pillow is recommended.
To further ensure the mask doesn’t leak, it is best to be clean
shaven around the nose.
I found magnesium/ calcium supplements help relax and assist in a
good night’s sleep.
Before washing, stick
velcro parts together to ensure a longer life.
Hand wash in cold water.
Please help us help you
Your opinions are highly appreciated. Please
send us an e-mail or letter telling us how the Raymond chinstrap has
improved your sleep and any comments you may have.
M.S. GORDON CPAP ACCESSORIES
98B Todd Avenue
Como WA 6152
Tel: + 61-8-9367 9478 Fax +61-8-9367
Website: M.S. GORDON CPAP