Whether you are heading into the wilderness for a week of camping, embarking on a cruise or getting ready to travel long distances by plane, a travel-size CPAP machine is your key to sleeping well, maintaining your strength, and enjoying your travels as much as possible.
Traveling with sleep apnea used to be a big hassle. Traditional CPAP machines are bulky and heavy, but smaller CPAP models have made it easier to bring your sleep apnea treatment wherever you go. The crux of travel CPAP machines is that many of them do not offer heated humidification, which can be problematic for CPAP users accustomed to using this comfort feature.
Some users experience swelling and discomfort in their airways. This is because CPAP air can dry out a person’s nasal passages and throat. Heated humidification can help reduce the irritation caused by dry air and can provide a more comfortable night of sleep apnea therapy with the CPAP machine. Humidification can also help reduce snoring by allowing air to move freely through the sinuses.
Heated humidifiers can help prevent dry, scratchy throats by moistening and lubricating your mucous membranes. This prevents clogged airways and helps you sleep with fewer interruptions.
The decision to use a heated humidifier with your CPAP therapy is up to you and your doctor. It’s not necessary for everyone, but for some, it’s an important part of getting comfortable and effective CPAP therapy.
Not all travel-size CPAP machines feature an integrated humidifier, in fact, many do not. If you are traveling to a dry climate or need heated humidification with your CPAP therapy, it’s best to find a travel-size CPAP machine with an integrated humidifier. Some can even operate on that runs on a travels-size battery. This will make treating your sleep apnea while on the go much easier.
Transcend 365 miniCPAP™ is the world’s first and only CPAP and integrated heated humidifier that can run on a single, travel-size battery. It has the features of a home CPAP, but it’s about half the size and can be used almost anywhere with the portable P10 battery.
The patented humidification system is what makes Transcend 365 so revolutionary. Standard CPAP humidifiers use a “coffee pot” method to deliver humidification. Water is heated in a large reservoir and constant airflow passes over it to deliver humidification. Instead, the Transcend 365 use a more efficient method to deliver full humidification in a system that’s much smaller than the traditional CPAP setup. Water is instantly vaporized by an internal heating element and humidification is immediately delivered to you on inhalation, when you need it. When you exhale, the humidifier rests, preserving water and power. This extremely efficient humidification technology allows the CPAP and heated humidifier to operate an entire night on a single travel-size battery. Transcend 365 also eliminates “rainout”, a common issue where excess humidification causes condensation that collects in CPAP masks and hoses.
There is no smaller, more efficient travel-size CPAP machine with integrated humidifier on the market. It’s the complete CPAP solution for home and on the go.