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The Great Outdoors with Sleep Apnea

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Apr 3, 2018 5:54:00 AM

 

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Topics: CPAP Masks, travel, cpap accessories

How much does a sleep apnea machine cost? Costs, Insurance, Rates

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Mar 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Does this scenario sound familiar?  You have a snoring problem.  You come into a sleep lab to have a sleep study conducted and find out you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea.

The next thought is “ok, so how do I treat my sleep apnea?”

The most common way to treat sleep apnea is to be put on a positive airway pressure (PAP) machine while you sleep.  PAP Therapy involves placing a small mask or nasal pillows over the nose or nose and mouth and blowing compressed air into the lungs.

PAP machines are also known as Durable Medical Equipment (DME).  DME is the medical term for long lasting medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use in your home. 

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Topics: CPAP Masks, CPAP, cpap accessories

Traveling With Your CPAP: Keeping It Clean

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 26, 2018 10:25:00 AM

 

Traveling can be a hassle, especially for the CPAP user. 

Alaska Sleep Clinic wants to make your on-the-road CPAP experience a breeze. Here are some tips to help you sleep better while traveling with your CPAP.

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Topics: CPAP Masks, alaska sleep clinic, CPAP, travel, cpap accessories

CPAP Therapy: How it Works, Getting Set up & Results

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 24, 2018 8:06:04 PM

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Topics: CPAP success, CPAP compliance, CPAP Masks, Sleep, obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP, cpap accessories

How to Treat Children with Sleep Apnea Using CPAP Machines

Posted by Jennifer Hines on Jan 24, 2018 4:01:58 PM

Philips Respironics is another popular brand among CPAP users. They offer a variety of masks from nasal pillow masks to full-face masks.  This article will discuss the Wisp Nasal Mask and the DreamWear Nasal Cradle mask.

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Topics: CPAP Masks, children, CPAP, sleep and children, Pediatrics, cpap accessories, Family, sleeping

7 Must-Have CPAP Accessories, Products, & Supplies

Posted by Kevin Phillips on May 8, 2015 8:33:00 PM

We talk a lot about CPAP compliance on our blog, and detail methods and tips you can implement to make your CPAP experience more comfortable. But what about CPAP accessories that help make therapy much easier, more tolerable, and dare we say, even enjoyable?

Here we hightlight are 7 CPAP accessories that every CPAP user should consider purchasing to get the most out of their treatment.

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Topics: cpap accessories

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