4 Tips for Traveling with a CPAP Machine

Thursday, 31 August 2017 by
Planning a trip in the near future? Bringing your CPAP machine on a trip may not be ideal, but taking a vacation from CPAP therapy simply isn’t an option. You want to feel your best while you’re away.Bringing your CPAP equipment with you will require a little bit of planning, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. Follow these tips for...
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New to Using a CPAP Machine? Tips and Tricks for Adjusting to CPAP Equipment

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 by
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is one of the best treatments for obstructive sleep apnea—though of course, getting the most out of CPAP therapy means committing to using a CPAP machine every time you sleep. Understandably, this poses a challenge for most new CPAP users. Sleeping with a CPAP mask on your face and a constant stream of air blowing...
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5 Easy Steps for Cleaning a CPAP Humidifier

Thursday, 24 August 2017 by
If your CPAP machine has a heated humidifier, it’s important to have a plan in place for maintaining it to avoid dirty CPAP equipment that may cause health or performance issues. You should always defer to manufacturer recommendations, but below are 5 simple steps and general tips for cleaning a humidifier chamber to get you started: 1. Empty unused water,...
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Understanding the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and COPD

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 by
Sleep apnea and COPD are two health conditions that affect millions of Americans. Together, they can seriously impact an individual’s health and quality of life. If you’re interested in learning more about the relationship between COPD and sleep apnea, we’re here to address a few of the most frequently asked questions.What are sleep apnea and COPD?Obstructive sleep apnea, the most...
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