Tips on living with Sleep Apnea, CPAP Therapy & Oxygen including travel, hygiene, lifestyle, cost-saving deals & more.
December 1, 2021 - Caring for CPAP products
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!
September 2, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips
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.
March 18, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips
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.
February 23, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips
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.
September 30, 2020 - SleepTalk this month
How a good night’s sleep can boost your immune system during the COVID era
June 24, 2020 - Caring for CPAP products
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.
September 9, 2019 - CPAP therapy tips
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?
February 27, 2019 - Product spotlight
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.
February 25, 2019 - Facts about sleep
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.
January 23, 2019 - Stories from our clients
“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.
December 19, 2018 - Facts about sleep
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?
November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips
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.