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Best CPAP masks to look out for in 2019, SleepTalk

February 27, 2019 - In the spotlight

The best CPAP masks of 2019 from ResMed, Respironics and F&P

Your CPAP mask can often be the difference between great and poor sleep. It is so important for your mask to be well-fitted and comfortable, to meet your needs and treat your sleep apnea. Choosing a mask that’s right for you out of so many different masks and manufacturers can make the choice both confusing and overwhelming. To help you out, our team of clinical experts has researched the masks to look out for in 2019.

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SleepTalk: The effects of smoking cigarettes on sleep apnea

February 25, 2019 - Facts about sleep

How Smoking Affects Sleep Apnea and CPAP Use

It’s no secret that smoking can have a serious impact on your health, but the consequences can be worse for those who smoke and have sleep apnea. If you do, or know someone who does, you’ve probably wondered how smoking affects sleep apnea and overall sleep.

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Daylight Savings effects on sleep and sleep apnea | VitalAire

February 25, 2019 - Facts about sleep

Prepare to Lose 1 Hour of Sleep on Sunday March 10th!

The debate is alive around whether Daylight Savings Time actually benefits society. Some have called to end it, citing it causes sleep disruption and really serves little purpose. But whether you are pro or against daylight savings time, here are some fun facts about it.

Woman waking up after a restful sleep with CPAP treatment for sleep apnea

January 23, 2019 - Facts about sleep

CPAP Diet: The link between CPAP and weight loss

If you are wondering whether using a CPAP can help you lose weight, then you are not alone. The link between sleeping well and weight loss has long captivated both sleep professionals and CPAP users.

CPAP user not tired anymore after CPAP therapy testimonial

January 23, 2019 - Stories from our clients

CPAP after getting diagnosed with a heart condition

“There are many events in a lifetime that can make dramatic changes in our lives.” A client struggling with the diagnosis of a heart condition has had their life turned around after starting CPAP therapy.

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ResMed AirFit F30 Full Face CPAP Mask

January 23, 2019 - In the spotlight

AirFit F30: New Full Face Mask from ResMed

With a minimal-contact mask like AirFit F30, you’ll experience fewer facial marks than you would with a traditional full face mask. Its Ultra Compact cushion is designed to seal securely under the nose to prevent top-of-the-nose soreness/irritation/red marks.

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The benefits of CPAP during the flu season

December 19, 2018 - Facts about sleep

CPAP to boost your immune system

Use your CPAP, avoid the flu It’s a beautiful Christmas morning but oh no, you’ve got the sniffles! Nobody likes the flu, and the end of December is typically when the flu invades Canada with coughs, sneezes and sick days of plenty. So how can you protect yourself from flu and other respiratory viruses?

Tags: Allergies & side effects CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea

How often should you clean your CPAP equipment

December 18, 2018 - Caring for CPAP products

When to clean CPAP equipment

“How often should I clean my CPAP equipment?" We get asked this all the time and for good reason: regularly cleaning your CPAP mask and tubing is hygienic and helps your equipment last longer.

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CPAP during power outage

December 18, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

CPAP during power outage

Winter is coming, eh? Be CPAP ready for it!

Tags: New products Travelling with CPAP

You could win a restful getaway to a destination of your choice by buying 2 canisters of CPAP wipes

November 29, 2018 - Promotions

Win a restful getaway for two!

Clean your CPAP and enter for your chance to win $5000 towards a restful getaway at a destination of your choice!

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The connection between sleep apnea and diabetes

November 27, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Can sleep apnea cause diabetes?

Since compelling research suggests that untreated sleep apnea causes poor sleep which may aggravate Type 2 diabetes, early detection and proper treatment of sleep apnea is important.

Tags: Allergies & side effects

How to get rid of CPAP marks

November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

How to remove CPAP marks from face

Is your mask leaving marks on your face? Have you ever awakened to find red lines across your face left there by your CPAP mask and headgear the night before? A new innovation in accessories is finally making CPAP masks comfortable for those who suffer from CPAP marks.

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