Nowadays, renting is often more cost-effective than purchasing and this holds true even for CPAP machines. If you have mild to moderate sleep apnea and you appear to respond to medications, lifestyle changes and adjunct therapy for your health condition, then renting is the best option for many reasons.
For one thing, you need not spend hundreds of dollars purchasing a machine that you will be using on a temporary basis. You are better off spending the purchase cost on something else, say, overdue bills. For another thing, you will not be saddled with the maintenance costs of the CPAP machine. Indeed, even as you strive to be healthy, your pockets will also suffer a dent. Plus, you also have the benefit of not being burdened with CPAP machines that may be outdated sooner than you can take a deep breath. CPAP Masks
So, how exactly do you go about renting a CPAP machine? Well, you can go about it in two ways:
* Browse the Internet for manufacturers and retailers that offer CPAP units and accessories on a trial basis. Often, these sites offer good deals on CPAP machines complete with useful and practical advice on how to cope with your sleep apnea.
* Ask your doctor for referrals to clinics that offer free clinical trials for sleep apnea patients.
When determining if the machine is the right one for you, we strongly suggest doing your research, asking your doctor and just simply trying on the mouth and nose pieces to see if these fit you. Keep in mind that what works best on one person may not work best on you considering the varying needs that CPAP therapy
And don’t worry too much about the time of day when you should be visiting sites and stores for rental deals on CPAP machines. The Internet being open 24/7 365 days a year, you are bound to find a site that will answer to your needs sooner than later.
When looking at rental deals for the CPAP units, you should carefully look at the fine print. This way, you can protect yourself from fraud, bogus claims and other terms and conditions that may not be in your favor later on.
Most rental deals, however, will be upfront about the number of days the lease is effective, the amount of the lease and the rights and responsibilities of each party concerned. You can often choose from trial periods ranging from daily and weekly to monthly rentals. You should add in shipping and handling charges to the rental cost on the CPAP machines as well.