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May 9, 2022 - CPAP therapy tips

3 ways Sleep Apnea Therapy Apps support your Treatment Success

Are you getting the most out of your sleep apnea treatment? Sleep Apnea Therapy Apps can reveal your sleep score, mask fit and much more…to get you the sleep you deserve!

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April 20, 2022 - Facts about sleep

Your tongue might be making you sleepy!

Did you know that your tongue can reveal a lot about your sleeping habits? In essence, the size of your tongue may hold the answers to whether or not you could be suffering from sleep apnea, a condition that prevents you from getting a good night’s sleep.

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January 25, 2022 - Facts about sleep

Is sleep apnea linked to depression?

Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians experience some form of mental health issue in their lifetime? If you feel like you haven’t been yourself lately, have you noticed how well you have been sleeping?

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VitalAire client sleeping with a cpap machine at his home

December 1, 2021 - Caring for CPAP products

CPAP Equipment Cleaning Care Checklist

VitalAire can offer you tips to keep your equipment clean and working effectively, so you can benefit the most from your sleep apnea treatment. The effectiveness of your CPAP therapy is increased when your equipment is clean and well-cared for. Follow the instructions below to clean your CPAP unit and accessories. Remember to contact your VitalAire clinician, if you have any questions!

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September 2, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips

Top Sleep Apnea CPAP Masks

Your CPAP machine and mask can make the difference between nighttime restlessness and a good night’s sleep. As a piece of medical equipment, you want to ensure that you have the best options available to you. The better the parts, the better the therapy will work for you.

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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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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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Sleep better during COVID-19 pandemic

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

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June 24, 2020 - Caring for CPAP products

How to Clean and Maintain CPAP Equipment at Home

These days, keeping your CPAP equipment clean is more important than ever.  Over time and with regular use, CPAP equipment will wear out and deteriorate. Replacing your mask and accessories regularly is an important part of maintaining an effective and hygienic sleep therapy routine. 

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September 9, 2019 - CPAP therapy tips

Ask Our Experts

Every month we get questions from you, our readers! In this section, our experts answer your most common questions around CPAP machines and supplies as well as how to get a better night’s sleep. We hope you’ll find these helpful and supportive of your treatment journey. As always, if you have any comments or questions, we’d love to hear from you!How often do I change the filter in my CPAP machine?

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Best CPAP masks to look out for in 2019, SleepTalk

February 27, 2019 - Product spotlight

The best CPAP masks 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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