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Tips on living with Sleep Apnea, CPAP Therapy & Oxygen including travel, hygiene, lifestyle, cost-saving deals & more.

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.

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CPAP adherence through the night

September 24, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

How many hours of CPAP is enough?

If you wake up in the middle of the night you may have a decision to make: you can ‘treat yourself’ to sleep without a CPAP mask, or treat your body to the health benefits that CPAP offers.

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea Sleep hygiene

Caregiver providing support to a patient during follow-up

July 18, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

The Importance of CPAP Follow Up

To ensure your VitalAire CPAP therapy is still delivering the optimal level of care, regular follow-ups with our sleep apnea experts are essential. Your local VitalAire clinic is only a phone call away and, should you have any trouble with your therapy, we’re here to help!

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Health care provider explaining to a client the risks of not treating sleep apnea

June 14, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Treating sleep apnea is good for your heart

The medical risks of untreated sleep apnea reach far beyond daytime exhaustion. Research shows that people with OSA have a greater risk of high blood pressure (hypertension), heart attack and stroke – and the more severe your sleep apnea, the greater your risk.

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What is sleep apnea?

June 14, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Ask an expert: about sleep apnea & snoring

Snoring occurs when your throat relaxes during your sleep and your airway begins to collapse. This narrowing of the airway leads to vibration of the surrounding tissues resulting in a snore.

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