Is it OK to sleep with a mask?

  • 2022-10-11
  • 932

Can I wear a mask to sleep?

Recommendations or try not to wear masks to sleep. Because masks mainly play a role in protection, such as protection against bacteria, viruses, and particles and so on. But it also increases respiratory resistance, leading to shortness of breath and, in severe cases, lack of oxygen. When we sleep at night, we have particularly snoring, patients with sleep apnea, and obese patients.

In this condition, it is easy to narrow the airway during night sleep, and in severe cases apnea can occur, even for a long time. If at this time plus a mask resistance, will make apnea, hypoxia more serious. Especially obese patients with high risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases will increase the risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Patients are advised not to wear masks while sleeping, as this would greatly increase the risk. 

Wearing a mask to sleep with uneven breathing, feeling very uncomfortable breathing, serious can make people stop breathing, although it is cold in winter, you can add a little more quilt, wearing a mask to sleep is not a wise choice. Wearing masks to sleep breeds bacteria. After being used for a period of time, a large number of bacteria, viruses and various particles in the atmosphere will be attached to masks. In addition, the hot and humid air flow exhaled by people will accelerate the reproduction of bacteria and viruses and more easily endanger health. Sleeping for a long time and wearing masks can breed bacteria and affect your health.

  • WeChat


  • WhatsApp




Connexions Technology (Dongguan) Ltd.

We are always providing our customers with reliable products and considerate services.

If you would like to keep touch with us directly, please go to contact us