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

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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Man asleep at his desk

June 18, 2018 - Stories from our clients

8 years ago I was always tired and snored like a freight train

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!

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What is sleep apnea?

June 14, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Ask an expert: about sleep apnea & snoring

Snoring occurs when your throat relaxes during your sleep and your airway begins to collapse. This narrowing of the airway leads to vibration of the surrounding tissues resulting in a snore.

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