Discover your favourite SleepTalk articles in a new and interactive blog! Find tips on CPAP therapy and travel, hygiene, lifestyle and more
November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips
Is your mask leaving marks on your face? Have you ever awakened to find red lines across your face left there by your CPAP mask and headgear the night before? A new innovation in accessories is finally making CPAP masks comfortable for those who suffer from CPAP marks.
October 16, 2018 - 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.
October 16, 2018 - In the spotlight
One of the most common complaints about CPAP therapy is nasal congestion and dryness. Your CPAP humidity can solve that
October 15, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips
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
September 24, 2018 - Stories from our clients
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.
September 24, 2018 - Facts about sleep
It’s September and NFL fans are excited! The National Football League schedule is out, and as you get ready to let the team into your living room, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine reminds us: football players get sleep apnea too.
August 23, 2018 - In the spotlight
After analyzing thousands of facial features, Respironics designed a new DreamWear Full face mask that sets out to target discomforts reported by full face mask users for years.
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.
July 26, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips
It is not uncommon to start feeling daytime sleepiness, headaches, irritability, snoring or other sleep apnea symptoms months or years after a period of successful CPAP therapy. This is often a sign that something is not quite right with your CPAP therapy.
July 18, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy
To ensure your VitalAire CPAP therapy is still delivering the optimal level of care, regular follow-ups with our sleep apnea experts are essential. Your local VitalAire clinic is only a phone call away and, should you have any trouble with your therapy, we’re here to help!