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

May 8, 2020 - Promotions

VitalAire Now Offers Direct Shipping!

For a limited time, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $75 and a FREE BOTTLE OF CPAP SOAP with the purchase of a CPAP mask.

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February 25, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

Exciting new things happening at VitalAire!

To our VitalAire patients: We’re working hard to develop new and innovative ways to communicate with you.  Soon, we’ll be able to share more information about the exciting things coming your way!  But, before we can share anything with you, we need to make sure your contact information is accurate and up to date. Why?

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February 25, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

The Truth About Melatonin

What is Melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone that is produced naturally by your body within pineal gland inside of the brain.1 Directly correlated with your sleep, it helps to regulate your body’s internal clock, also known as circadian rhythm.1 Circadian rhythms are the signals your body gives you at the same time each day which instruct your body to wake up in the morning, stay alert during the day and feel drowsy in the evening.5

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February 25, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

Product Spotlight - NEW ResMed F30i Mask!

Introducing the ResMed AirFit™ F30i - the modern, compact, full-face mask with top-of-head tubing, giving you the freedom to sleep in any position. Not only does the innovative design of the AirFit F30i give you the flexibility to move around, but its minimalist curved cushion rests under your nose rather than over it, preventing irritation and discomfort while maintaining its seal. 

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September 9, 2019 - SleepTalk this month

Yoga and sleep apnea: plus 3 exercises to help you sleep

See how Yoga can help you manage your sleep apnea and get a better night's sleep. Plus, learn three Yoga exercises to try at home that will help your sleep apnea.

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Why Sleep Apnea In Women Is Not Getting Diagnosed

July 17, 2019 - Facts about sleep

Do You Have Sleep Apnea? Why Sleep Apnea In Women is Not Getting Diagnosed

Read why women may be underdiagnosed with sleep apnea and the symptoms you should look out for.

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How common is sleep apnea? SleepTalk CPAP and Sleep Apnea Blog

July 16, 2019 - Facts about sleep

Is sleep apnea becoming a more common condition?

Modern studies suggest that we are becoming significantly more prone to sleep apnea than we were 20 years ago. Let’s take a look at how rates of sleep apnea have changed in the last two decades.

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The benefits of CPAP during the flu season

December 19, 2018 - Facts about sleep

CPAP to boost your immune system

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?

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Cold breath in winter - an increase in dry air

October 16, 2018 - Product spotlight

How to prepare your humidity for the Canadian winter

One of the most common complaints about CPAP therapy is nasal congestion and dryness. Your CPAP humidity can solve that

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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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CPAP testimonial by Jessica

September 24, 2018 - Stories from our clients

CPAP testimonial: “I can’t believe how much more energy I have”

Prior to therapy, Jessica always felt tired during the day. Ten years ago, while attending school to become a sleep technician, she was exposed to the sleep apnea disorder, its symptoms and long term risks. After her training, she decided to get tested and was diagnosed with mild sleep apnea.

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CPAP adherence through the night

September 24, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

How many hours of CPAP is enough?

If you wake up in the middle of the night you may have a decision to make: you can ‘treat yourself’ to sleep without a CPAP mask, or treat your body to the health benefits that CPAP offers.

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