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Our Top-Rated and Best ResMed CPAP Masks Of 2022

October 04, 2022 |

ResMed is one of the leading manufacturers of CPAP masks. Every year they introduce new technology and features that improve the experience for CPAP users. Review some of the best ResMed CPAP masks of 2022.  Best ResMed CPAP Mask – ResMed AirFit F10 Full Face Mask with Headgear   Best ResMed Full Face Mask – ResMed Airfit []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

What is Mediterranean Diet and Can it Help with CPAP Therapy?

September 28, 2022 |

This post was originally published on March 18, 2013, and updated on September 28, 2022.  What Is the Mediterranean Diet?  The Mediterranean diet is a constant topic in the press as everyone including health professionals touts its health benefits. The diet has been effective at reducing many illnesses. This includes risks of heart disease and []

CPAP Benefits, Sleep Apnea

Premature Infant CPAP Masks

September 28, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on January 13, 2014, and updated on September 28, 2022.  The use of CPAP masks and various forms of CPAP therapy delivery is becoming the accepted practice in pediatric medicine. This is particularly true with preterm infants with some form of respiratory disorder, which is a fairly common problem. For []

CPAP Comparisons & Reviews, CPAP Reviews & Ratings, Sleep Apnea

AirMini Travel CPAP vs Transcend Micro CPAP – Comparison

September 27, 2022 |

AirMini Travel CPAP – Features  The functionalities and features of the ResMed AirMini Travel CPAP are relatively the same as the AirSense 10 Auto CPAP machine, but smaller and more compact for travelers. The minimized design makes it easy for users to carry it on long-distance flights, camping trips, cruises, and road trips. Many users []

CPAP Reviews & Ratings

Fisher & Paykel Eson 2 Nasal CPAP Mask Review

September 20, 2022 |

The Fisher & Paykel Eson 2 Nasal CPAP Mask is one of the simplest and most convenient nasal CPAP masks to use. It features VisiBlue indicators making this CPAP mask easy to clean and assemble for anyone. It features a comfortable cushion and soft headgear so users can still enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep while []

CPAP Comparisons & Reviews, CPAP Reviews & Ratings, Sleep Apnea

Best CPAP Mask of 2022

September 14, 2022 |

CPAP masks are always a personal choice with CPAP users. Finding the perfect fit and type can be a trial and error process. We have tried to streamline selecting a CPAP Mask in 2022 by compiling some of the best masks available based on our experts, reviewers, and ratings, so finding your ideal CPAP mask []

CPAP Tips & Tutorials, Sleep Apnea

ResMed Airsense 11 Troubleshooting Guide

September 07, 2022 |

The ResMed AirSense 11 AutoSet CPAP Machine with Heated Humidifier offers all the benefits of an auto-adjusting pressure device with an integrated heated humidifier that provides soothing warm moist air to prevent CPAP side effects, wireless connectivity for ease of use, and patient support that helps you receive the best CPAP therapy possible. If you []

CPAP Comparisons & Reviews, CPAP Reviews & Ratings, Sleep Apnea

ResMed AirSense 11 vs AirSense 10 Card-to-Cloud CPAP Machines – Comparison

August 31, 2022 |

As a leading manufacturer of CPAP machines, ResMed offers a variety of CPAP machine options for CPAP users. The ResMed AirSense 10 Card-to-Cloud (CTC) and the ResMed AirSense 11 are two machines commonly selected by CPAP patients. That’s because they both provide excellent performance and comfort. So, which one is best for you? Explore this []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips

Can I Use Acetazolamide As CPAP Therapy Medicine?

August 29, 2022 |

This post was originally published on February 13, 2013, but updated on August 29, 2022. While CPAP therapy is the go-to approach for managing obstructive sleep apnea, other types of sleep apnea may require alternate treatment. Medications including Acetazolamide have shown to help patients with central sleep apnea and possibly in some instances obstructive sleep []

CPAP Tips & Tutorials, Sleep Apnea

ResMed AirMini Auto Travel CPAP Troubleshooting Guide

August 18, 2022 |

The ResMed AirMini Auto Travel CPAP provides essential therapy for patients with sleep apnea on the go. The ResMed AirMini is a user-friendly travel CPAP machine with features for enhancing sleep comfort while away from home. This device offers the benefit of auto-adjusting pressure settings to help some patients adjust more easily to CPAP therapy []

Sleep Apnea

What is an APAP Machine?

August 11, 2022 |

Automatic positive airway pressure, APAP, is one of the three main forms of positive airway pressure or PAP therapy. APAP automatically adjusts to meet each specific person’s breathing needs, which often change throughout the night as we move in and out of different stages of sleep. By constantly measuring how much resistance is present in []

CPAP Comparisons & Reviews, CPAP Reviews & Ratings, Sleep Apnea

Transcend Micro Auto Travel CPAP Machine Review

August 04, 2022 |

Taking CPAP therapy on the road is easier than ever with the Transcend Micro Auto Travel CPAP Machine. It is the smallest and lightest CPAP devices available on the market – weighing under 0.5 lbs. and measuring less than 4 inches. This micro CPAP machine is easy to pack or even drop  in your pocket. []

CPAP Tips & Tutorials, Sleep Apnea

3B Medical Luna G3 CPAP & APAP Troubleshooting Guide

August 02, 2022 |

The 3B Medical Luna G3 CPAP & APAP provide essential therapy for patients with sleep apnea. The G3 CPAP is a user-friendly CPAP machine with features for enhancing sleep comfort and managing sleep data. The G3 APAP offers the benefit of automatic pressure settings to help some patients adjust more easily to CPAP therapy and []

CPAP Comparisons & Reviews

Which CPAP Masks are Best for Mouth Breathers?

July 27, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on May 12, 2020, and updated on July 27, 2022. Over the last few years, CPAP manufacturers have released many new types of masks. Choice is good for users but making the proper mask decision directly impacts compliance. The more comfortable and effective the mask, the higher use rate amongst []

CPAP Reviews & Ratings, Sleep Apnea

Everything to Know About BiPAP Therapy

July 25, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on November 23, 2021, and updated on July 25, 2022. What is BiPAP Therapy? BiPAP (aka BPAP) therapy is the preferred choice for treating central sleep apnea, cases of severe obstructive sleep apnea, or mixed sleep apnea. In these instances, CPAP therapy may not be enough to get users the []

CPAP Comparisons & Reviews, CPAP Reviews & Ratings, Sleep Apnea

Best Nasal Pillow CPAP Masks of 2022

July 25, 2022 |

Nasal pillow CPAP masks are popular among CPAP patients as a preferred option over full face masks. That’s because of their lightweight design, unobtrusive view, and quiet performance. Here are some of the best nasal pillow CPAP masks of 2022 based on reviews from both users and experts. The Best CPAP Nasal Pillow Mask Overall: []

CPAP Tips & Tutorials

How to Choose a Travel CPAP Machine

July 18, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on July 25, 2017, and updated on July 18, 2022. This post compares the four most popular CPAP machines built for travel on the market in 2019. If you have sleep apnea and are a camper, trucker, pilot, hunter, fisherman, travel for business or pleasure frequently, want to sleep comfortably []

CPAP Benefits, Sleep Apnea

UARS vs. OSA

July 18, 2022 |

Breathing and healthy sleep are closely connected. Sleep disorders that interrupt normal breathing patterns while you sleep can have a dramatic impact on your personal health. Identifying the specific sleep disorder that is affecting you is important to determine the best treatment. Doctors will ask questions about symptoms and may require sleep tests to get []

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma

July 15, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on September 10, 2013, and updated on July 15, 2022. With a significant percentage of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) patients suffering from some forms of glaucoma, researchers have begun to study the relationships between the two conditions over the last several years. For OSA patients that are also living with []

CPAP Tips & Tutorials, Sleep Apnea

What Causes Dry Mouth And Sore Throat?

July 15, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on May 5, 2020, and updated on July 15, 2022. While are there many health benefits to staying CPAP compliant, including better sleep, there may also be some side effects with CPAP therapy. It is not uncommon for CPAP patients to experience dry mouth or a sore throat in the []

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3B Medical Luna G3 Auto CPAP Machine Review

July 11, 2022 |

Designed to be more user-friendly, the 3B Medical Luna G3 Auto CPAP Machine makes CPAP efficient and effective for every user. New features include a built-in algorithm take the guesswork out of CPAP machine adjustment. The AutoRamp and integrated heated tubing are added benefits that provide comfort along with ease of use. This device is []

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Best Full-Face CPAP Masks of 2022

July 05, 2022 |

The CPAP Shop recommends choosing a full face CPAP mask based on your comfort and personal needs. Selecting a full face mask for your sleeping position also helps ensure the best CPAP experience and compliance. We’ve compiled some of the best full face CPAP masks of 2022. Best Full Face Mask Overall: Philips DreamWear Full []

Sleep Apnea

Can Sleep Apnea Treatment Help People with Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline?

June 28, 2022 |

Recent studies have shown that treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can help improve memory in older patients experiencing cognitive decline due to dementia.1 While sleep loss is one of the symptoms of dementia in some patients, the increasing decline of brain health from sleep deprivation may worsen the symptoms of dementia, creating a viscous cycle []

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment & Tips, Sleep Apnea

Pros and Cons of Using Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea

June 21, 2022 |

This post was originally posted on December 10, 2021, and updated on June 21, 2022. 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 []

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3B Medical Luna G3 BiPAP Machine Review

June 21, 2022 |

The 3B Medical Luna G3 BiPAP machine is designed for a user-friendly BiPAP therapy experience. With a smaller footprint, this is a lightweight machine that will fit on your bedside table easily. It has comfort features and settings to prevent any chance of rainout. 3B Medical Luna G3 BiPAP – Features User-Friendly Interface The user-friendly []