Wednesday, September 18, 2019

When Your CPAP Misbehaves, Part One

  When Your CPAP Misbehaves, Part One   Here are the top ten things that plague CPAP users and what to do about each issue Mask discomfort Does this sound familiar? It’s the middle of the night with your CPAP, you toss and turn.  That dreaded mask leak wakes you. Now, the wrestling match begins. You find a mask...

So, you bought a new 12 Volt PAP back-up battery. Why did it fail fresh out of the box?

    So, you bought a new 12 Volt PAP back-up battery. Why did it fail fresh out of the box? Imagine this: You are a happy PAP user. You happen to live in an area where power outages happen occasionally. Thankfully the order of your  back-up power source for PAP devices finally arrived. And you're feeling confident of...

Three Sleep Apnea Treatment Trends We’re Watching, Part Three: Mixing and Matching Mask Parts Prohibited?

    Three Sleep Apnea Treatment Trends We’re Watching, Part Three: Mixing and Matching Mask Parts Prohibited?     Trends exist in just about every field. Sleep therapy is no different. And the industry has changed dramatically since the birth of the CPAP in 1978. Gone are the days of heavy CPAP units that sounded and looked like...

Three Sleep Apnea Treatment Trends We’re Watching, Part Two: APAP versus CPAP?

Three Sleep Apnea Treatment Trends We’re Watching, Part Two: APAP versus CPAP?   Trends exist in just about every field. Sleep therapy is no different. And the industry has changed dramatically since the birth of the CPAP in 1978. Gone are the days of heavy CPAP units that sounded and looked like small planes with plastic CPAP...

Healthier sleep habits, tonight?

Healthier sleep habits, tonight? Healthy sleep habits can make a huge difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits is often referred to as good “sleep hygiene.” Here are some valuable sleep practices to use on a consistent basis:   Adhere to the same bedtime and wake up time, even on the weekends. This helps to...

Setting Up The SoClean2, Part One

 Setting Up The SoClean2, Part One     In today's SoClean2 installment, learn how to set up the Clock, Run Time and a Scheduled Time to sanitize a CPAP machine, tubing and mask. Let's go: To Set the SoClean2's Clock time, press the clock icon once. The backlighting will illuminate. Press either the plus or minus button to set...

Give Yourself the Gift of Better Sleep This Christmas

Give Yourself the Gift of Better Sleep This Christmas If you're not sleeping well and obstructive sleep apnea is the reason why, you'll find that treating yourself to CPAP equipment is a great way to give yourself the gift of deep and healing rest this Christmas season. In case you didn't know, CPAP therapy is continuous positive airway...

The CPAP Mask Instructional Series – The Resmed Mirage Liberty Mask

The CPAP Mask Instructional Series - The Resmed Mirage Liberty Mask The ResMed Mirage Liberty Oral and Nasal CPAP mask delivers the natural feel and functionality of a full face CPAP mask and nasal pillows  without the huge size, fitting restraints or air leakage found with some traditional full face CPAP masks. While improving patient...

The CPAP Mask Series – The Resmed AirFit N10

 The CPAP Mask Series - The Resmed AirFit N10     The AirFit™ N10 for assures maximum comfort and tactile freedom in a user-friendly design. Currently the AirFit N10 is ranking as the overall first choice by patients especially when compared to other industry-leading nasal masks. Effortless performance ResMed's AirFit N10 compact nasal mask is part of ResMed's new...

The CPAP Introduction Series – The Z1 CPAP

 The CPAP Introduction Series - The Z1 CPAP     The Z1 CPAP Features Tiny  & "Near Feather"weight Portable Size Ultra-Quiet Operation Z Breathe Pressure Relief Internal Auto Altitude Adjustment Leak Compensation Mechanism Ramping OPTIONAL Integrated 8hour Battery "Free" Data Viewing Software So Tiny, You might put it in a pocket and forget it's there... The Z1 CPAP machine...

Assess Unexplained Daytime Sleep Needs With Your GP, ACP Suggests

  Assess Unexplained Daytime Sleep Needs With Your GP, ACP Suggests   There will be times that we will feel a sense of tiredness during the daytime and find a need to sleep. But if this daytime sleepiness becomes a regular thing and cannot be explained, it may be best to check with the doctor to determine...

Common Indicators Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Common Indicators Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)   Determining if you are suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be difficult especially if you sleep alone. A sleep study is a test that records what happens while you are asleep and is the best tool to determine if you have this sleep disorder. Obstructive sleep apnea...

Devices for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Devices for Obstructive Sleep Apnea   It is estimated that more than five percent of Canadians over the age of 18 years are suffering from the more common type of sleep apnea which is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition has been very distressing to these people and has greatly impacted their quality of life. A...

An Overview of the Serious Chronic Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that may have serious effects if left untreated. It is estimated that around three to seven percent of the population suffer from this sleep disorder.

Sleep Apnea Patients at Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Shows

  Sleep Apnea Patients at Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Shows   It has been well recognized that sleep apnea, a very common medical condition, can increase the risk of a patient developing serious disorders such as stroke, heart attacks, and other non-heart-related ailments such as osteoporosis It now appears that sleep apnea may also increase the risk of...

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