Sue McCrossin

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ResMed AirFit P10 Mask: The Results Are In

May 23, 2014 |

Just after ResMed’s new AirFit P10 Nasal Pillow mask emerged on the market, we surveyed our customers who had purchased it about how it was working for them. We were confident that the unobtrusive straps and lightweight design would make for a satisfactory mask, but wanted to know how it worked in execution. Here is []

Sleep Apnea in Dogs?

April 14, 2014 |

Today is International Moment of Laughter Day, so we wanted to focus a post on a subject with a little levity. Does your dog snore? Does sleep apnea in dogs really exist? Some veterinarians think that sleep apnea can be a risk for the furrier members of our families. Many of you have questions about []

Infographic: The Ultimate Checklist for Fixing CPAP Mask Leaks

March 11, 2014 |

The Ultimate CPAP Mask Leaks Checklist CPAP mask leaks are without a doubt one of the most troublesome issues one can have with his or her CPAP therapy, and leaks happen to almost every CPAP user at some point or another. Some are lucky enough to find their “perfect fit” mask the first time around, []

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Apps to Help You Sleep Healthier

March 06, 2014 |

Your smart phone just got even smarter. Most phones and tablets now support apps that can help you keep track of your sleep. Staying conscious of what’s going on while you’re sleeping can help you understand potential issues with your sleep health (and with your body’s health in general) with the simple touch of a button. []

CPAP Tips & Tutorials

How to Avoid Panic Attacks When Starting CPAP Therapy

February 28, 2014 |

Panic Attacks Panic attacks can be common among people who are first starting CPAP therapy. According to a 2012 study at the University of California, Berkeley, when a person has an apnea, their body releases certain hormones of anxiety and panic to try to restore breathing. In addition, people who suffer from panic attacks, in []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Why Your Smartphone is Messing With Your Sleep

February 26, 2014 |

Humans have a circadian rhythm built in. Our circadian rhythm is tuned to relax or become energetic based on the natural light from the sky (the sun vs the moon and stars). In our age of digital and artificial lights, however, the circadian rhythm frequently gets interrupted. Lights from phones and computers are considerably less []

CPAP Shop News

Your Used CPAP Equipment Could Save a Life

February 06, 2014 |

Here are some great, trusted ways to donate your old machines. 1. The American Sleep Apnea Association The American Sleep Apnea Association was founded in 1990. They are a nonprofit which works to promote awareness of sleep apnea. They want to continue the research and improvements in treatment for the disease. Their mission statement describes []