People having issues with their breathing process during sleep or when they are suffering from the sleep apnea, they are usually prescribed to use the cpap machine that provides the exact kind or level of pressure that would soothe the air passage and will help the patient to improve breathing during sleep.
In Australia, you can find traditionally styled cpap machines as well as travel cpap that works best to provide help and assistance to patients having breathing issues during the sleep.
Most commonly patients use these machines only when they have been prescribed to get one and use the machines as per the prescribed level of pressure but in case if you are planning to get one without informing or consulting your doctor then you can face many risks that may make the situation even worse.
There could be an issue like you might not know what pressure level is perfect for you and which of the settings would be able to alleviate your symptoms. These could be serious for the patients having serious breathing issues and may lead to further medical complications and discomfort if the machine is not being setup properly as there are no proper instructions available as well.
In addition to that if you get things on your own, you may not understand the uses and functions and settings as well and may lead to damage the machine quickly and that will cause a significant loss if you have got an expensive new cpap machine.
So to avoid such circumstances, you should know that getting a proper prescription and help from a consultant would be the best thing before you decide on your own.