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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 []

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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 []

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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, []

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Great CPAP Gifts for Dad

June 03, 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 []

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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 []

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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.

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

December 06, 2018 |

The CPAP Shop shares the most innovative and interesting sleep and respiratory products in the pipeline for a 2019 release.

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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 []

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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 []

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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 []

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Survey Says: It’s ALL About Mask Fit!

December 09, 2015 |

We frequently survey our customers and share their thoughts and comments in hopes of passing on valuable advice. After all, veteran CPAP users can offer significant insight to those newly diagnosed with OSA. Last month we were curious about their experiences and issues with compliance. Their survey responses indicate that a great many of them []

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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 standand CPAP, AirSense 10 Elite, AirSense 10 Auto, AirSense 10 Auto for Her, and AirSense 10 BiLevel. The new platform is part of a []

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How Insomnia Affects Life – Personal Experience On Insomnia

May 02, 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 []

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New Monday Masks: ResMed Nasal and Full Face CPAP Masks

April 21, 2014 |

New ResMed masks: ResMed has released new masks as part of its AirFit product line! The ResMed N10 Nasal Mask has a completely clear field of vision. The ResMed F10 Full Face Mask is compact and comfortable. The ResMed P10 Nasal Pillow Mask is already one of our best-selling masks due to its light, portable []

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Frequently Asked Questions about Nebulizer Machines

March 14, 2014 |

What is a Nebulizer Machine and What Does it Do? These machines are typically used to treat the symptoms of asthma. The nebulizer is the mechanism used to deliver the medication in mist form to help alleviate these symptoms. The medication comes in liquid form which, when installed into the nebulizer machine, is converted into []

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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 []

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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 []

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Pilots with Sleep Apnea

December 09, 2013 |

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 can []

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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 []

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Philips Respironics Nuance CPAP Mask Review

October 04, 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 Benefits The Philips Respironics Nuance and Nuance []

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Compressor Nebulizers Offer Convenient and Portable Asthma Relief

July 31, 2013 |

There has been a steady rise in asthma-related symptoms. In fact, the American Lung Association has reported that asthma prevalence has risen from 34 cases/1000 people in the general population in 1982 to 56 cases/1000 in 1994. This is a 56% increase in just 31 years. Of course, this does not bode well for young []

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Don’t be a Cheater, Get Some Sleep!

June 03, 2013 |

The study of sleep has produced a tremendous amount of new and important research over the last decade.  There are negative implications of sleep deprivation. Some are weight gain and obesity, high blood pressure, irritability, and lack of focus. Others are sexual dysfunction, poor personal relationships, traffic accidents, cancer, stroke, and heart attack to name []

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Home Sleep Tests Gain Approval

May 16, 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 []

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Take Advantage of a Free Sleep Test from Philips Respironics!

May 13, 2013 |

Free Sleep Test from Philips Respironics! Have you been tired for way too long? Do you suspect your partner has sleep apnea? Have not had a sleep study in awhile? Philips Respironics, one of the leading manufacturers of sleep equipment, is committed to improving access and diagnoses of sleep-related disorders. They are screening 1 million []

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How to Choose the Best CPAP Chin Strap For You

November 22, 2009 |

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.