"First thing you'd think is, 'She's gotta be kidding me, she wants me to wear that?' " (1:42)
People are often hesitant to try a CPAP machine, but most notice the benefits after just one month, says Carol Ash, DO.
If you've never worn a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
machine before, you'll probably be skeptical that it's actually wearableor that it can make a big difference in your obstructive sleep apnea. In this video, Carol Ash, DO, medical director of the Sleep for Life center in Hillsborough, N.J., explains how a CPAP machine can be as naturaland as beneficialas a pair of shoes.