Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Unraveling the Mystery of Getting & Maintaining Sleep, A Series

Unraveling the Mystery of Getting & Maintaining Sleep, A Series     For most, sleep is automatically expected. The moment your head or my own hits the pillow, slumber is supposed to naturally occur and provide next-day rejuvenation. However, when it takes more than laying one’s head upon a pillow to gain unconsciousness, other options might have to be...

Banned Sleep References?

 Banned Sleep References?   For some, sleep is as much as an art as it is a science. The moment your head hits the pillow, sleep is supposed to naturally occur, achieve restorative depth and rejuvenation. When it takes more than a simple pillow to gain sleep, other options have to be considered. especially when life...

Part Six: Top CPAP fails and How to solve them

 Part Six: Top CPAP fails and How to solve them I can't fall asleep easily with the CPAP mask on? This is a normal, temporary problem that occurs most often, especially with patients new to CPAP therapy. Read on for some quick, easy steps to get to sleep with your CPAP tonight.   On virtually all CPAP units,...

Part Seven: Top CPAP fails and how to solve them

Part Seven: Top CPAP fails and how to solve them   I keep on taking my CPAP mask at night without knowing it. For new users of CPAP, it is normal to wake up and find that you've removed the mask in your sleep. If you move a lot in your sleep and bump your mask off,...

It’s on! The Fitbit vs Airsense 10 CPAP sleep quality comparison review

    It's on! The Fitbit vs Airsense 10 CPAP sleep quality comparison review    Today we're breaking down two very popular products that deliver sleep feedback to the user: The Fitbit and the Resmed Airsense 10 CPAP. This comparison is to take a quick general look into the feedback, the type of information provided and an...

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let’s fix it. Part 3

  Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let's fix it. Part 3       Moving around in bed (i.e. side sleeping and back sleeping) and working with a PAP mask can be a nuisance. Many weigh in and describe their struggles on a consistent basis in PAP forums, chat rooms, etc. We’re examining...

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let’s fix it. Part 2

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let's fix it. Part 2     Moving around in bed (i.e. side sleeping and back sleeping) and working with a PAP mask can be a nuisance. Many weigh in and describe their struggles on a consistent basis in PAP forums, chat rooms, etc. We’re examining...

You have to use a CPAP? Here’s how to handle that…Part Three

Have you to use a CPAP? Here's how to handle that...Part Three   (Previously: you collected your CPAP and set it up within your sleeping area. Here's the next step...) ...connect the mask to the tubing and CPAP machine. Once all the connections are made, turn the device on. Most often, the device starts at a lowered setting...

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let’s fix it. Part 1

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let's fix it. Part 1. Moving around in bed and working with a PAP mask can be a nuisance. Many weigh in describing their struggles on a consistent basis in PAP forums, chat rooms, etc. Many don't know that there are numerous PAP mask...

See What Happens When Two Snoring Solutions Collide!

  See What Happens When Two Snoring Solutions Collide! Someone you might know has a husband (or partner) who does nothing about his snoring, night after night when there are snoring solutions right under our collective noses. Some claim this man (or partner) is risking their health. Or are they?   If you have questions about how to safeguard...

When Your CPAP Misbehaves, Part Two or Nasal Discomfort – Inside and Out: The Answers You Never Thought You’d Have To Know,

  When Your CPAP Misbehaves, Part Two or Nasal Discomfort – Inside and Out: The Answers You Never Thought You’d Have To Know,   Today's post covers the second most common issue with CPAP 2) Nasal discomfort, congestion and irritation Is this familiar? You're using your CPAP nightly and you find the mask comes off on its own and the...

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Final Step

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Final Step   Now that you have your PAP device, great sleep is imminent. You have taken it out of the box and oriented yourself to every part inside. The PAP is now plugged in, the tubing is connected and your mask is on. The automatic on/off (not available on...

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Step Two

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Step Two     So, your doctor recommended a Sleep Study for you and you had one done. And now your Sleep Doctor gave you a prescription to obtain a medical device called PAP. What you will learn in today's post: Three common types of PAP units and what each prescription looks like. ...

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part Three

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part Three     Sleep apnea is a condition where one stops breathing during sleep. The duration of the stoppage can last up to one minute or longer. And it adds up even more over the course of an entire night, which is incredibly dangerous. Just how dangerous can all...

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part One

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part One   Sleep apnea is a condition where one stops breathing during sleep. The duration of the stoppage can last up to one minute or longer. And it adds up even more over the course of an entire night, which is incredibly dangerous. How dangerous? Let’s cover one related...

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