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

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

May 19, 2022 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Treating Sleep Apnea is good for your Heart

Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure? May is Hypertension month, so we are raising awareness about the relationship between your heart health and sleep. Medical research shows that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is strongly linked to the development of systemic hypertension (high blood pressure). If left untreated, sleep apnea may lead to heart disease.

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Snoring Man

December 15, 2020 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

How can sleep apnea increase the risk of diabetes?

Can Sleep Apnea Increase Risk of Diabetes?

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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.

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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.

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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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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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