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Snoring caused by sleep apnea

June 8, 2021 - Facts about sleep

What Does Sleep Apnea Feel Like? Symptoms, Warning Signs and Testing

What are the warning signs of sleep apnea? What does sleep apnea look like? Learn the most common symptoms and primary characteristics of sleep apnea.

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travelling with CPAP therapy

May 26, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips

How can I travel with my CPAP machine? 5 Tips for a great night sleep away from home.

Don’t let your CPAP hold you back from heading out on the road this summer. Enjoy sleeping under the stars, visiting the cottage and that scenic road trip worry-free with these 5 simple travel tips.

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F&P Eson 2 CPAP mask

March 18, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips

“Why do I feel like I can’t breathe with my CPAP Mask on?” - CPAP Problems

Have you recently had a sleep apnea test that determined you need to use a CPAP machine? You may have lots of questions and some apprehensions about beginning CPAP therapy.

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Living with oxygen therapy

March 3, 2021 - Oxygen

What are the Possible Side Effects Of Oxygen Therapy?

Oxygen is fundamental to your health. Oxygen therapy is the basic method of treatment for people with severe COPD.  If you have COPD, even if you do not feel breathless some of your muscles and organs may not be getting enough oxygen and can become damaged as a result. If your condition worsens it can become more and more difficult to enjoy simple daily activities. 

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How to Use CPAP With a Stuffy Nose

February 23, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips

How to Use CPAP With a Stuffy Nose

How to Use CPAP With a Stuffy Nose - 3 Solutions Do you wish there was a CPAP setting for a stuffy nose? Nasal congestion from a cold or allergies makes it difficult to breathe out of your nose while asleep and symptoms may be worse for people who have sleep apnea. A blocked nose may also result in mouth breathing, which can lead to less effective CPAP therapy for those who wear a nasal or pillow mask.

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Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with COVID-19: New findings

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with COVID-19: New findings

The spread of the COVID-19 virus is placing unprecedented demands on our global healthcare systems. The  number of patients experiencing respiratory failure from acute respiratory distress syndrome and requiring respiratory support has increased significantly. Countries around the world  are  racing against time to find efficient and practical solutions to manage patients in each stage of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

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Man on Oxygen Therapy

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

Is COPD a risk factor for COVID-19?

As of September 30, 2020, the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, has infected over 30 million people around the world and caused more than 1 million deaths. Given the devastating impact that COVID-19 can have on the lung, it is natural to fear for patients with underlying COPD.

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Home Oxygen Therapy Pulse Oximeter

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

New trends in home oxygen therapy: connectivity and portability

Technological innovations drive better outcomes by making the use of oxygen for patients easier The home oxygen therapy industry continues to make significant advances towards oxygen therapy solutions with new innovations that include: 1.    Remote patient monitoring solutions  2.    Equipment improvements that enhance efficiency 3.    Connectivity 4.    Portability 5.    Durability

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dormez mieux pendant la pandémie de COVID-19.

September 30, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

How Quality Sleep Can Boost Your Immunity During COVID

How a good night’s sleep can boost your immune system during the COVID era

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea Sleep hygiene

Comment entreposer des bouteilles d’oxygène à la maison.

September 18, 2020 - Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy At Home: Tips to Store Oxygen Tanks At Home

How to store oxygen cylinders/tanks at home

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Evora Nasal 3 CPAP mask

September 1, 2020 - Product spotlight

New Product Launch: Fisher & Paykel Evora Nasal Mask

The New F&P Evora Nasal Mask Is Now Available! Introducing F&P Evora™, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s new compact nasal CPAP mask. Evora features the world’s first CapFit™ headgear and the next generation of Dynamic Support. Designed to be put on like a cap, this simple and intuitive movement ensures a perfect fit and tight seal, every time. This new design allows freedom of movement while keeping the mask comfortably in place while your patients sleep.

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