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!
November 1, 2021 - Facts about sleep
Suffering from Chronic Lack of Sleep? Find Out Why Have you ever woken up in the morning and wondered, “why am I still tired?” Sleep deprivation occurs when a person is not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. Going to bed too late, waking up continuously throughout the night, and not prioritizing your sleep routine are common causes of inadequate sleep or poor quality sleep.
October 18, 2021 - Facts about sleep
Where did it come from? The New Zealand entomologist George Hudson first proposed modern DST. Hudson's shift-work job gave him leisure time to collect insects and led him to value after-hours daylight. In 1895 he presented a paper to the Wellington Philosophical Society proposing a two-hour daylight-saving shift, and after considerable interest was expressed in Christchurch, he followed up with an 1898 paper.
September 3, 2021 - Caring for CPAP products
Your CPAP machine can be a vital component of a good night’s sleep. And much like your own body, your CPAP machine, mask and accessories need care and regular maintenance to help it function effectively. Regular maintenance and replacement of your CPAP components will help your device achieve greater longevity, and provide you with optimal therapy results.
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.
June 8, 2021 - Facts about sleep
What are the warning signs of sleep apnea? What does sleep apnea look like? Learn the most common symptoms and primary characteristics of sleep apnea.
May 26, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips
Don’t let your CPAP hold you back from heading out on the road this summer. Enjoy sleeping under the stars, visiting the cottage and that scenic road trip worry-free with these 5 simple travel tips.
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.
March 3, 2021 - Oxygen
Oxygen is fundamental to your health. Oxygen therapy is the basic method of treatment for people with severe COPD. If you have COPD, even if you do not feel breathless some of your muscles and organs may not be getting enough oxygen and can become damaged as a result. If your condition worsens it can become more and more difficult to enjoy simple daily activities.
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.