CPAP Shop News And Updates

Explore the most up-to-date news on CPAP technologies, surveys and studies, possibilities of future upgrades, product reviews, and a variety of sleep apnea-related topics, benefits, and best practices.

  • The CPAP Shop Now Offers MaskFit AR Technology!

    The CPAP Shop Now Offers MaskFit AR Technology!

    October 26, 2023

    The CPAP Shop has partnered with MaskFit AR to offer personalized shopping recommendations to find the best CPAP mask for you. Check it out today!

  • CPAP Direct is Now The CPAP Shop!

    CPAP Direct is Now The CPAP Shop!

    September 21, 2023

    CPAP Direct, formerly a place to shop for all your CPAP needs, has recently merged with our company, The CPAP Shop. This merge will offer an even better shopping experience designed for all sleep apnea patients.

  • How to Choose the Best CPAP Chin Strap For You

    How to Choose the Best CPAP Chin Strap For You

    August 29, 2023
    CPAP chin straps secure the cpap mask to the patients head making it easier to sleep. The general category of CPAP headgear includes the CPAP chin strap.
  • back view of pilot on plane

    Pilots with Sleep Apnea

    January 27, 2022
    This post was originally posted on December 9, 2013, and updated on January 27, 2022. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea has a long-term impact on health as it deprives a person of healthy sleep. Chronic sleep apnea...
  • lumin cpap sanitizer machine

    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 to prevent the spread of...
  • First Responder

    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, it can also affect your safety. The Troubling.....

  • CPAP Gifts

    Great CPAP Gifts for Dad

    June 3, 2019

    Every year, more and more people are diagnosed with Sleep Apnea. And while obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects both genders, the ratio of men to women diagnosed is about 5:1 in the general population.1 This common sleep disorder occurs when breathing repeatedly stops throughout the night. Left undiagnosed, sleep apnea can leave you feeling tired and sluggish, unable to concentrate, and fighting....

  • Bleep! The New CPAP Mask Without Headgear

    Bleep! The New CPAP Mask Without Headgear

    February 28, 2019
    Tired of waking up with matted or creased hair or red marks across your face? Need CPAP therapy but looking for a less bulky option? Does the same old mask solution have you wishing for something completely different? Then it is time to try the Bleep DreamPort Sleep Solution—an ergonomically accommodating, one-size-fits-all CPAP mask without headgear. And it’s now available at The CPAP Shop. ...
  • DreamWear Masks

    10 Million DreamWear Masks Sold!

    January 21, 2019
    Over 10 million DreamWear masks have been sold, according to Philips. Here are some of the reasons our users say they like these masks.
  • Flyp

    New Sleep and Respiratory Products Coming to The CPAP Shop in 2019

    December 6, 2018
    The CPAP Shop shares the most innovative and interesting sleep and respiratory products in the pipeline for a 2019 release.
  • Philips Earns 2018 - MedTech Breakthrough Awards

    Philips Earns 2018 - MedTech Breakthrough Awards

    June 22, 2018
    In June of 2018 Royal Philips received the Best Overall MedTech Company award by the 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Awards. MedTech Breakthrough recognizes innovative solutions in health and fitness. This award further demonstrates Philips’ prominent role in digital health innovation and technology. Philips Honored as Best Overall MedTech Company in 2018 The company was also recognized as pro...
  • Man with dreamport

    Introducing the Bleep DreamPort Sleep Solution

    May 30, 2018

    Earlier this year, we told our customers to keep an eye out for the Bleep DreamPort Sleep Solution, an ultra-minimal mask designed to allow for more comfort while you sleep. Well, we have an exciting update to share with you! The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved the DreamPort Sleep Solution! With the FDA’s blessing, Bleep is free to market the DreamPort Sleep Solution...

  • man sleeping with cpap

    Introducing DreamStation Go for CPAP Travel

    April 11, 2017
    Traveling with your CPAP is now easier than ever. The unrivaled DreamStation Go CPAP machine is what you have been waiting for. This post introduces the newest travel CPAP machine - The DreamStation Go. Ultra-portable, compact, seamlessly integrated, and superior quality is a few of the adjectives used to describe the NEW DreamStation Go by Philips. The CPAP Shop is proud to introduce yo...
  • ResMed Introduces Air Solutions, the Most Advanced Sleep Apnea Therapy Yet

    ResMed Introduces Air Solutions, the Most Advanced Sleep Apnea Therapy Yet

    August 15, 2014

    Continuing with its philosophy of innovation, technology, and design, ResMed launched its much anticipated next generation of CPAP machines. The ResMed AirSense 10 platform consists of five new devices; AirSense 10 standard CPAP, AirSense 10 Elite, AirSense 10 Auto, AirSense 10 Auto for Her, and AirSense 10 BiLevel. The new platform is part of a much broader compliance solution that ResMed has...

  • How Insomnia Affects Life – Personal Experience On Insomnia

    How Insomnia Affects Life – Personal Experience On Insomnia

    May 2, 2014
    If you are looking for answers on how to deal with your Insomnia or your loved ones, Megan McCarthy, a freshman student at the Mount Saint Mary College, comes forward with her story of how Insomnia affected her life and how she eventually managed to get a grip on it to use it to her benefit. Let us hear what she has to say. Every night, my mother used to come upstairs to my room to ...
  • Your Used CPAP Equipment Could Save a Life

    Your Used CPAP Equipment Could Save a Life

    February 6, 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 that they are "dedicated to reducing....

  • Debating the Responsibility for CPAP Machine Prescriptions

    Debating the Responsibility for CPAP Machine Prescriptions

    January 20, 2014
    Who Should Write CPAP Machine Prescriptions? Ostensibly behind the scenes in the sleep disorder quadrants of the medical field, a debate is ongoing as to who should have the responsibility for writing CPAP therapy machine prescriptions. Today, any licensed physician can write a prescription for a CPAP machine. Still, the sleep disorder community of specialists falls on both sides of the deb...
  • New Sleep Apnea Law - Travel CPAP for America’s Truckers

    New Sleep Apnea Law - Travel CPAP for America’s Truckers

    November 22, 2013

    This article on sleep apnea testing for truckers was updated in September 2017 with details about two excellent CPAP machines designed for travel and ideal for the needs of most truckers who want consistent therapy on the road.  We also discuss the changes to the trucking industry's "sleep apnea law". The recent passing of the bill referred to as the sleep apnea law is just the beginning....

  • Philips Respironics Nuance CPAP Mask Review

    Philips Respironics Nuance CPAP Mask Review

    October 4, 2013
    | Increasing pillow comfort while maintaining a secure seal has always been the goal of CPAP mask developers. The Philips Respironics Nuance and Nuance Pro Nasal Pillow Masks advance this objective, offering maximum comfort and a consistently secure seal for pillow mask users.  Philips Respironics Nuance and Nuance Pro CPAP Mask B...
  • How To Use A Compressor Nebulizer For Asthma

    How To Use A Compressor Nebulizer For Asthma

    July 31, 2013
    What Is a Compressor Nebulizer? If you need a nebulizer at home, you will need a compressor nebulizer system. These devices are powered by electricity or a battery. They draw in room air and compress it. This creates a flow of air that can be used to generate misted medicine that goes deep into the lungs. Compressor nebulizers come in various forms and designs to meet the needs of those...
  • Home Sleep Tests Gain Approval

    Home Sleep Tests Gain Approval

    May 15, 2013

    Educating undiagnosed Americans with sleep apnea is one of several hurdles to positively affecting the health outcomes for sleep apnea machine. For many, the cost and potential inconvenience of a traditional polysomnography sleep study test (PST) can also be a major concern for potential Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) patients. With many health insurers covering home testing, its convenience...