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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.
October 16, 2018 - In the spotlight
One of the most common complaints about CPAP therapy is nasal congestion and dryness. Your CPAP humidity can solve that
October 15, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips
What are the risks and benefits of cannabis? Can medical cannabis help treat obstructive sleep apnea? Join us in looking at the most relevant research on the issue
August 21, 2018 - Facts about sleep
With shift work, your body’s natural 24-hour internal clock (circadian rhythm) is disrupted and can’t rely on night and day to regulate its sleep cycles. It may cause symptoms of insomnia and excessive sleepiness known as Shift Work Sleep Disorder.
July 26, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips
It is not uncommon to start feeling daytime sleepiness, headaches, irritability, snoring or other sleep apnea symptoms months or years after a period of successful CPAP therapy. This is often a sign that something is not quite right with your CPAP therapy.
July 18, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy
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!
July 17, 2018 - Facts about sleep
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you know that it is relatively common. At VitalAire, we have the tools and information you need to treat your sleep apnea and get a good night’s sleep. One of the most important steps you can take in your therapy is understanding what your diagnosis means. Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes a person to stop breathing many times through the night, for periods lasting at least 10 seconds.
June 25, 2018 - Caring for CPAP products
As you want to get the most out of your sleep apnea treatment plan, VitalAire is here to offer the best tips to keep your equipment clean and working effectively. Your CPAP therapy works best and is most effective when your equipment is clean and well-cared for. Follow these instructions for cleaning your CPAP unit and accessories and remember to contact your VitalAire clinician with any questions you may have.