How To’s / Tips

Traveling With A CPAP Machine – 25 Essential Tips

When you have sleep apnea, not only is sleeping difficult – so is traveling, especially if you have to lug your CPAP with you. In an age where spending an hour in the TSA security line at the airport is a good day, bringing anything ...

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How To Use A CPAP When Sick – 5 Tips

While summer heralds the days of swim shorts and sun tan lotion, the mere mention of winter heralds less desirable things, like bulky sweaters, closed highways, slipping on the sidewalk, staying inside and, of course, the dreaded flu or cold. Indeed, the warm days will ...

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Do I Need a CPAP Humidifier?

One of the biggest questions that new CPAP users have is whether heated humidification will be an effective supplement in treating their obstructive sleep apnea. If you are among the 75% of patients receiving non-humidified CPAP treatment that experience varying degrees of dry, congested, and/or ...

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Sleep Apnea Symptoms: 10 Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

The Center for Disease Control is calling insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. A huge portion of this mass sleeplessness can be blamed on society – too many television stations, too many smartphones, too many late nights in front of the blue glow of a ...

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CPAP Aerophagia? – 7 Solutions to Alleviate Bloating

No, aerophagia is not a new store that sells expensive, designer jeans. Nor is it a new fragrance that promises an unmistakable attraction to the opposite sex. Have you ever experienced an excessive belching fit? Have you ever just started uncontrollably burping really loudly? How ...

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Just Say NO To Sleep Labs

  To say that sleep labs aren’t fun or enjoyable would be an understatement. Some choice tweets about sleep labs include: “How am I supposed to sleep with 100 wires glued to my body,” and “I’m never going to a sleep lab again…I feel like ...

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