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April 20, 2022 - Facts about sleep
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.
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 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.
September 30, 2020 - SleepTalk this month
How a good night’s sleep can boost your immune system during the COVID era
June 24, 2020 - Caring for CPAP products
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.
February 25, 2020 - SleepTalk this month
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
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.
June 18, 2018 - Stories from our clients
8 years ago I would have been described as a restless sleeper, always tired, could nap on demand and some would have the nerve to say I was often irritable and that I could snore like a freight train. Being diagnosed with sleep apnea, purchasing a CPAP machine and meeting the folks at VitalAire has changed my life for the better. No longer do I nap….I know what a good sleep should be! I no longer keep the neighbours awake!