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6 Benefits of Using a CPAP Machine

By |December 25th, 2019|CPAP|

CPAP machines are an important treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea. You may be surprised, however, to learn that the majority of sleep apnea patients fail to use their CPAP machine nightly. While CPAP therapy can be uncomfortable at first, regular use (CPAP compliance) is absolutely critical for effectively treating and mitigating the adverse health [...]

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What Is a CPAP Machine and How Does It Work?

By |December 11th, 2019|CPAP|

You may have heard a lot about CPAP and its capabilities as a treatment for sleep apnea, but many are curious as to what exactly a CPAP machine is and how it works. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with sleep apnea and are exploring CPAP as a treatment, this article will [...]

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Why You Snore and What You Can Do About It

By |August 28th, 2018|CPAP, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies, Snoring|

Snoring is the harsh sound that comes when air flows through the tissues of one's throat, causing the tissues to vibrate and make noise. Snoring itself is usually harmless, and nearly everyone does it every once in a while. However, snoring can also be an indication of a number of serious health conditions. Whether this [...]

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How to Travel with a CPAP Machine

By |July 24th, 2018|CPAP, CPAP mask, CPAP therapy, obstructive sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Sleep Disorders|

Traveling can be stressful enough without having to worry about how to handle your CPAP machine. There are some things you can do to make the process much easier. Here are some tips for traveling with a CPAP machine. Preparation is Key As in any other situation, it is important to be properly prepared when [...]

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Are Acid Reflux and Sleep Apnea Related?

By |July 16th, 2018|CPAP, Sleep Apnea, sleep apnea treatment, Sleep Disorders|

If you or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea, there may be a risk of developing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux. Interestingly, GERD can also cause sleep apnea. Though the two are closely related, it is somewhat of a chicken or the egg situation determining which caused which in a [...]

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your CPAP Machine

By |April 14th, 2018|CPAP, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders|

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing periodically ceases during sleep. Left untreated, people with sleep apnea cease breathing repeatedly per night, sometimes up to hundreds of times. This can lead to insufficient oxygen in the brain and other parts of the body, and further physiological complications. It can also [...]

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