Many people diagnosed with OSA by a sleep specialist use CPAP therapy as a form of treatment in the hopes of getting a more restorative night’s rest. You may know that CPAP equipment is a vital part of this therapy.
The Lumin is not just for CPAP anymore! What once was considered a handy tool for ensuring your CPAP equipment was cleaned effectively is now a nationwide tool used in the fight against COVID-19.
After a CPAP machine purchase and once the prescription has been received, our CPAP experts program the pressure settings on the CPAP machine based on the physician’s prescription and recommendations. For fixed pressure CPAP machines, the physician has prescribed the least amount of pressure needed to keep the airway open. This one setting will be […]
Many studies have indicated that snoring could cause relationship tension to grow in the following ways: Sleeping in separate rooms Irritability due to sleep loss Partner resentment Helplessness and guilty Don’t worry, we hear your concerns and we’re here to help! To find the right solution for your partner’s snoring, look at some key points […]
CPAP masks come in different types and different sizes across all brands, and the one that you choose should be based on personal preferences to suit your needs. There are three main categories of CPAP Masks: Full Face Mask Nasal Mask Nasal Pillow Mask As the name suggests a full face mask rests over your […]
The holiday season is over and a new year has begun. It’s time for optimism where anything seems possible, but there’s still a few months left of winter, which means a few more months of drier, colder air passing into your airway every night when you use you CPAP machine to treat sleep apnea. Colder […]
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition whereby the upper airway partially or completely collapses during sleep resulting in snoring and/or complete cessation of breathing. The earliest records of snoring and sleep apnea date back more than 2,000 years. In 1836, OSA was described not by a clinician but by the author Charles Dickens. In […]
We get asked so many times, “What’s the point of actually using the therapy? I don’t like it! Isn’t it just a money grab anyway?” You may think snoring is a minor problem, but it can be a lot more than that. Just ask NBA Hall of Fame Shaquille O’Neal, whose rambunctious snoring bothered his girlfriend enough for her […]