Do you use a CPAP machine? Does your dog or cat sleep in the same bed? There are both benefits and risks to this incredibly common practice. Here’s what you need to know about sharing a bed with a pet as a CPAP user.
Is Sharing a Bed with a Pet Safe for CPAP Users?
In most cases, doctors agree that sharing a bed with a pet while using a CPAP machine is safe as long as proper hygiene is used. Animals are typically uninterested in the equipment and become accustomed to it within a short period of time. As long as the machine and all associated filters are cleaned on a regular basis to prevent breakdown due to excess dust and fur, the practice is not a problem.
Aside from the physical aspects, there are emotional benefits of sharing a bed with your pet...Read More