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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.
October 16, 2018 - Product 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!