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Things to Know About Sleep Apnea and CPAP

May 09, 2022 |

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders affecting nearly 100 million people worldwide. It is a sleep condition that disrupts breathing during the night. It can be a potentially serious condition, with some risk factors being age and obesity. Some people also may have this condition without even knowing they do. Continuous []

Fisher & Paykel Evora Full Face CPAP Mask Overview

May 02, 2022 |

More comfort and freedom of movement—that is the goal of the Fisher & Paykel CPAP mask designers when they developed the Evora Full Face CPAP Mask. By reducing and streamlining the design, the mask now has minimal facial contact, so it feels like wearing no mask at all. It delivers full performance without having to []

ResMed For Her AirFit CPAP Masks

December 30, 2021 |

ResMed AirFit CPAP masks offer a variety of designs to fit any CPAP user, including CPAP masks shaped to specifically fit a woman’s facial contours and meet her needs for CPAP therapy. Created for maximum comfort and a secure seal, these masks offer CPAP compliance without many of the issues most CPAP users have to []

Guide to ResMed AirSense 10 Troubleshooting

December 17, 2021 |

The ResMed AirSense 10 offers nights of consistently effective CPAP therapy for many people who have sleep apnea. As one of the leading brands of CPAP machines, the ResMed AirSense 10 has received five-star reviews and continues to be popular with new users just starting their therapy and those with sleep apnea for years, upgrading []

Pros and Cons of Using Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea

December 10, 2021 |

Sleep apnea continues to be one of the most prevalent sleep disorders, affecting over 22 million Americans. Because symptoms of sleep apnea like loud snoring are often overlooked, the sleep disorder is a condition that typically goes undiagnosed. The good news is that with a diagnosis, effective treatment is available. The most common treatment for []


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Things to Know About Sleep Apnea and CPAP

May 09, 2022 |

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders affecting nearly 100 million people worldwide. It is a sleep condition that disrupts breathing during the night. It can be a potentially serious condition, with some risk factors being age and obesity. Some people also may have this condition without even knowing they do. Continuous []

Comparing the Best CPAP Cleaners of 2021 – SoClean, Lumin, or Sleep8

January 28, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on June 27, 2018, and updated on Jan 22, 2022. If you are a regular CPAP user, cleaning your CPAP machine and accessories is a very important daily task. Here we discuss the major CPAP cleaners and sanitizers on the market and provide a complete overview of the best CPAP []

Explaining ResMed MyAir™ App

November 17, 2021 |

An interactive and informative app now puts you in touch with your ResMed CPAP machine. From troubleshooting CPAP issues to capturing sleep data, this handy app gives you insight and also engagement into customized sleep therapy. What is ResMed MyAir? MyAir is a personalized therapy management platform for patients using ResMed AirSense or AirCurve CPAP []


CPAP Comparisons & Reviews

Fisher & Paykel Evora Full Face CPAP Mask Overview

May 02, 2022 |

More comfort and freedom of movement—that is the goal of the Fisher & Paykel CPAP mask designers when they developed the Evora Full Face CPAP Mask. By reducing and streamlining the design, the mask now has minimal facial contact, so it feels like wearing no mask at all. It delivers full performance without having to []

AirFit P10 Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask Review

April 20, 2022 |

For CPAP patients who are looking for a lighter, quieter nasal pillow CPAP mask, the AirFit P10 delivers more comfort with less weight and a reduced noise functionality that offers a more peaceful sleep. It is 50% lighter and quieter than most popular nasal pillow masks, while still performing efficiently for a successful CPAP therapy night []

3B Medical Luna II Auto CPAP Machine Review

April 07, 2022 |

A smart CPAP machine means less adjustment and more convenience for users. The 3B Medical Luna II brings automated features that help every patient of CPAP therapy manage their nightly treatment with ease. The 3B Medical combines some of the latest in Bluetooth technology with engineering innovations that make CPAP effortless and effective for a []


CPAP for COPD & COVID-19

3B Lumin Authorized for Emergency Use By FDA

January 27, 2021 |

As of Dec 3, 2020, the FDA has approved an Emergency Use Authorization for 3B Medical, the makers of the Lumin multi-purpose sanitizer. Why Is This Important? This Emergency Use Authorization allows healthcare workers in long-term acute care, primary, ambulatory, and nursing homes to use the Lumin Sanitizer. It disinfects N95 respirators for single-user reuse []

Which is the Best Nebulizer for Home Use?

November 17, 2020 |

Respiratory illness is on the rise in the US with over 25 million cases of asthma, over 9 million cases of chronic bronchitis, and more than 3 million cases of emphysema.1 With these diseases come unexpected episodes of shortness of breath, which can be alarming. Nebulizers have become critical in bringing relief when it is needed []

Can CPAP Therapy Make Coronavirus Worse?

June 10, 2020 |

A COVID-19 diagnosis can be scary, especially if you have an underlying health condition, such as sleep apnea. If infected, you may worry that your daily CPAP therapy may make coronavirus symptoms worse or drive the virus deeper into your lungs. The good news is that there is currently no evidence to suggest that CPAP []


CPAP Payment & Insurance

How to Use HSA Or FSA Account to Buy CPAP Products

March 02, 2021 |

Medical coverage with your employer may include a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or a Health Savings Account (HSA). People and families who have these plans often get a good tax savings across a number of areas including durable medical equipment such as CPAP masks and machines. What is the Difference Between an HSA and FSA []

Are CPAP Supplies Considered Durable Medical Equipment?

December 29, 2020 |

CPAP machines and supplies are considered durable medical equipment. That means they may be covered by your health insurance. However, this coverage will vary by state, as well as provider.  What Is DME?  Durable medical equipment, or DME, includes equipment and supplies authorized by your doctor for at-home treatment of medical conditions. Some DME may []

High Deductible Insurance and CPAP

June 01, 2020 |

A high deductible insurance plan is pretty common these days and comes with its own advantages and disadvantages. Unfortunately, when purchasing CPAP therapy essentials, a high deductible plan is less than ideal. On average, these plans have a deductible around $6000. This is a costly mark, and generally not easily met by most patients. As []


CPAP Reviews & Ratings

Fisher & Paykel Evora Full Face CPAP Mask Overview

May 02, 2022 |

More comfort and freedom of movement—that is the goal of the Fisher & Paykel CPAP mask designers when they developed the Evora Full Face CPAP Mask. By reducing and streamlining the design, the mask now has minimal facial contact, so it feels like wearing no mask at all. It delivers full performance without having to []

AirFit P10 Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask Review

April 20, 2022 |

For CPAP patients who are looking for a lighter, quieter nasal pillow CPAP mask, the AirFit P10 delivers more comfort with less weight and a reduced noise functionality that offers a more peaceful sleep. It is 50% lighter and quieter than most popular nasal pillow masks, while still performing efficiently for a successful CPAP therapy night []

3B Medical Luna II Auto CPAP Machine Review

April 07, 2022 |

A smart CPAP machine means less adjustment and more convenience for users. The 3B Medical Luna II brings automated features that help every patient of CPAP therapy manage their nightly treatment with ease. The 3B Medical combines some of the latest in Bluetooth technology with engineering innovations that make CPAP effortless and effective for a []


CPAP Shop News

Philips Launches New DreamStation 2 CPAP

April 13, 2021 |

Philips Respironics has launched a new and improved auto CPAP machine. The development of the Advanced DreamStation 2 has refined the overall auto CPAP machine into a lighter, more compact unit. New features have been added, in addition to a complete redesign – all focused on enhancing CPAP therapy for patients.  A Smaller, Lighter Auto []

3B Lumin Authorized for Emergency Use By FDA

January 27, 2021 |

As of Dec 3, 2020, the FDA has approved an Emergency Use Authorization for 3B Medical, the makers of the Lumin multi-purpose sanitizer. Why Is This Important? This Emergency Use Authorization allows healthcare workers in long-term acute care, primary, ambulatory, and nursing homes to use the Lumin Sanitizer. It disinfects N95 respirators for single-user reuse []

Why First Responders Suffer from Sleep Deprivation

December 19, 2019 |

Sleep Deprivation and First Responders Sleep deprivation is quietly becoming a national epidemic according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 In 2016, it was reported that one-third of adults fail to get the recommended seven hours of sleep.2 The nationwide impact of sleep loss may do more than lead to daytime fatigue, []


CPAP Tips & Tutorials

How To Clean and Maintain Your CPAP Equipment

April 28, 2022 |

It’s very important to keep CPAP machines and all of their supporting parts and equipment as clean as possible for the most effective CPAP therapy every night. Cleaning and maintaining your CPAP machine helps ensure healthy CPAP therapy and the long-term performance of your machine. Most cleaning and maintenance procedures are easy to follow and []

Tongue & Throat Exercises to Help Stop Snoring & Sleep Apnea

March 28, 2022 |

One recent study found that oropharyngeal exercises significantly reduced the severity of sleep apnea, leading to improved sleep quality and reductions in snoring and daytime sleepiness. The study was conducted on subjects with moderate OSA where they undertook a consistent and regimented set of exercises in a controlled study group over three months. The result []

Guide to ResMed AirSense 10 Troubleshooting

December 17, 2021 |

The ResMed AirSense 10 offers nights of consistently effective CPAP therapy for many people who have sleep apnea. As one of the leading brands of CPAP machines, the ResMed AirSense 10 has received five-star reviews and continues to be popular with new users just starting their therapy and those with sleep apnea for years, upgrading []


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

How To Clean and Maintain Your CPAP Equipment

April 28, 2022 |

It’s very important to keep CPAP machines and all of their supporting parts and equipment as clean as possible for the most effective CPAP therapy every night. Cleaning and maintaining your CPAP machine helps ensure healthy CPAP therapy and the long-term performance of your machine. Most cleaning and maintenance procedures are easy to follow and []

Tongue & Throat Exercises to Help Stop Snoring & Sleep Apnea

March 28, 2022 |

One recent study found that oropharyngeal exercises significantly reduced the severity of sleep apnea, leading to improved sleep quality and reductions in snoring and daytime sleepiness. The study was conducted on subjects with moderate OSA where they undertook a consistent and regimented set of exercises in a controlled study group over three months. The result []

Can You Go Camping With CPAP Therapy?

February 28, 2022 |

As the weather warms, it’s time to start spending more time outdoors. Spring is a great time for camping. Our extensive line of Travel CPAP equipment makes it easy to enjoy a night under the stars. Here are some tips to make camping with CPAP hassle-free. What CPAP Machine Should I Pick When Camping with []


Sleep Apnea

Things to Know About Sleep Apnea and CPAP

May 09, 2022 |

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders affecting nearly 100 million people worldwide. It is a sleep condition that disrupts breathing during the night. It can be a potentially serious condition, with some risk factors being age and obesity. Some people also may have this condition without even knowing they do. Continuous []

Fisher & Paykel Evora Full Face CPAP Mask Overview

May 02, 2022 |

More comfort and freedom of movement—that is the goal of the Fisher & Paykel CPAP mask designers when they developed the Evora Full Face CPAP Mask. By reducing and streamlining the design, the mask now has minimal facial contact, so it feels like wearing no mask at all. It delivers full performance without having to []

How To Clean and Maintain Your CPAP Equipment

April 28, 2022 |

It’s very important to keep CPAP machines and all of their supporting parts and equipment as clean as possible for the most effective CPAP therapy every night. Cleaning and maintaining your CPAP machine helps ensure healthy CPAP therapy and the long-term performance of your machine. Most cleaning and maintenance procedures are easy to follow and []


Sleep Apnea in Veterans

Veterans and Sleep Apnea: How To File A Claim For CPAP

February 20, 2018 |

Sometimes sleep apnea is diagnosed during a soldier’s active duty. Furthermore, sometimes it is a secondary issue to other war-service-related problem. Either way, next to truckers, the veterans group is one of the highest groups of sleep apnea suffers. This post is all about veterans and sleep apnea. Veterans and Sleep Apnea – The Dept []


Sleep Apnea in Women

ResMed For Her AirFit CPAP Masks

December 30, 2021 |

ResMed AirFit CPAP masks offer a variety of designs to fit any CPAP user, including CPAP masks shaped to specifically fit a woman’s facial contours and meet her needs for CPAP therapy. Created for maximum comfort and a secure seal, these masks offer CPAP compliance without many of the issues most CPAP users have to []

Sleep Deprivation and Breast Cancer: Is There a Link?

October 01, 2018 |

A new study confirmed the association between sleep disorders and breast cancer metastases. The good news is that CPAP therapy can treat sleep apnea.

CPAP Masks for Women Can Aid in Compliance for Women Sleep Apnea Patients with Low Autonomic Response

November 05, 2013 |

Although men are more likely to have sleep apnea than women, the gap has closed significantly over time. What is also unfortunate is that the gap between those diagnosed and undiagnosed, as well as the gap between patients who are complying with their CPAP therapy and those who are not, are wide and closing far []

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