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

September 14, 2022 - Facts about sleep

How to get back to your regular sleep routine?

As a summer filled with late nights and relaxed mornings wraps up, it’s likely that you and your family will need an adjustment period. This may involve earlier bedtimes and an earlier alarm to take on the morning. Taking small steps to adjust back to your pre-vacation lifestyle is important for the overall health of your family.

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August 18, 2022 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Löwenstein Premium CPAP devices. Available Now!

#AskanExpert about our NEW Löwenstein CPAP devices. At VitalAire, we want to ensure that you have access to the newest devices on the market, and options for your individual obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapy needs. We offer CPAP devices with advanced features, comfort settings and digital connectivity to support your therapy.

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July 26, 2022 - Facts about sleep

The Link Between Alzheimer’s and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep health is important for your overall well being, and good sleep habits may help prevent serious chronic illnesses. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder that has been recently linked to the increased likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s Disease by as much as double.

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April 20, 2022 - Facts about sleep

Your tongue might be making you sleepy!

Did you know that your tongue can reveal a lot about your sleeping habits? In essence, the size of your tongue may hold the answers to whether or not you could be suffering from sleep apnea, a condition that prevents you from getting a good night’s sleep.

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March 16, 2022 - Facts about sleep

Who doesn’t love a good nap? But… Is it worth it?

Did you know in warm parts of Southern Europe and the Mediterranean, the Siesta, “midday nap'' is an important part of the culture? It's especially ingrained in Spain—and in Italy, where it's called riposo.

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Alarm clock

October 18, 2021 - Facts about sleep

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 7, 2021 - prepare to set your clock back

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.

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September 2, 2021 - CPAP therapy tips

Top Sleep Apnea CPAP Masks

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.

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Sleep better during COVID-19 pandemic

September 30, 2020 - SleepTalk this month

How Quality Sleep Can Boost Your Immunity During COVID

How a good night’s sleep can boost your immune system during the COVID era

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June 24, 2020 - Caring for CPAP products

How to Clean and Maintain CPAP Equipment at Home

These days, keeping your CPAP equipment clean is more important than ever.  Over time and with regular use, CPAP equipment will wear out and deteriorate. Replacing your mask and accessories regularly is an important part of maintaining an effective and hygienic sleep therapy routine. 

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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

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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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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