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

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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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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September 9, 2019 - CPAP therapy tips

13 Tips For Travelling With a CPAP Machine

Going on a trip? Here are 13 tips for travelling with a CPAP machine so you can always get the sleep you deserve.

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The connection between food and OSA

April 2, 2019 - CPAP therapy tips

Food and OSA: How diet affects your sleep apnea

Sleep, much like eating, is an essential part of life. Poor sleep can influence food choices and trigger cravings. We know that sleep can affect our food choices, but can our food choices impact our quality of sleep?

CPAP accessories that can make your cpap therapy more comfortable.

April 1, 2019 - CPAP therapy tips

Need More CPAP Comfort? Try These CPAP Accessories

Spring pollen, dust and allergens are just around the corner. Let's face it - the more comfortable your CPAP treatment is, the easier it is to use. Replacing masks and filters and routine cleaning are necessary, but there are many other CPAP comfort accessories that can contribute to a better overall CPAP experience.

CPAP during power outage

December 18, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

CPAP during power outage

Winter is coming, eh? Be CPAP ready for it!

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How to get rid of CPAP marks

November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

How to remove CPAP marks from face

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.

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How to read the nutrition label

November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

How to read a nutrition label

6 easy steps to getting the most useful information out of the nutrition label. Plus a delicious Mustard Citrus Chicken and Tarragon recipe for you to try!

Canada legalizes cannabis - cover image

October 15, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

Canada legalizes cannabis, may not help your sleep apnea

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

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Man asleep at his breakfast table

July 26, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

Using CPAP but still tired?

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.  

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Woman laying on the grass

June 14, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

Get Out The Tissue Box – It’s Allergy Season!

Every spring/early summer, like clockwork, many Canadians will find themselves suffering from allergies caused by tree, grass and weed pollen.

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