Top 10 CPAP Life Hacks Make an Appointment Ask a Question Find a Doctor This information has been reviewed and approved by Mindy Busby, MHS, PA-C (February 2017). Want to use this on your website? Fill out the content usage request form and then copy this code: Summary: Top 10 CPAP Life Hacks Try different masks to find what best fits your face. Use a CPAP pillow to stop your mask from shifting. Try a nasal mask or nasal pillows if you feel claustrophobic. Utilize comfort settings to improve tolerability. Adjust humidity and tube temperature to prevent nasal and mouth dryness. Use a nasal saline rinse for congestion. Increase tube temperature and use a tube cover to prevent condensation and water dripping on your face. Change mask cushions regularly to prevent leaks. Use mask cushion covers or cloth masks to lessen irritation. Practice using your CPAP during relaxing daytime activities (watching TV, reading a book, etc.). Resources What Is Sleep Apnea? What Is CPAP? CPAP Masks Adjusting to CPAP Traveling with CPAP CPAP Support Group Cleaning CPAP equipment Sleep Disorders You may use this infographic or our Top 10 CPAP Life Hacks (pdf) with permission by completing our content usage request form. If you like our health information, sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter, Health-e-News.