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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.

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea Sleep hygiene

Philips Respironics DreamWear Full face in use

August 23, 2018 - In the spotlight

DreamWear Full face - So light that you'll forget you have it on!

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.

Tags: New products News Sleep apnea

Doctor at his computer during shift work

August 21, 2018 - Facts about sleep

Shift Work, OSA & CPAP

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.

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea Sleep hygiene

Man asleep at his breakfast table

July 26, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

Using CPAP but still tired?

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.  

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea

Caregiver providing support to a patient during follow-up

July 18, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

The Importance of CPAP Follow Up

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!

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea

July 17, 2018 - Facts about sleep

VitalAire Sleep Talk™: Sleep Apnea Explained

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you know that it is relatively common.  At VitalAire, we have the tools and information you need to treat your sleep apnea and get a good night’s sleep.  One of the most important steps you can take in your therapy is understanding what your diagnosis means.  Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes a person to stop breathing many times through the night, for periods lasting at least 10 seconds. 

Tags: CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea

AirMini Travel CPAP machine

July 16, 2018 - Promotions

Summer Savings Continue: Travel with the world’s lightest CPAP

With summer here we are excited to introduce the AirMini™, the world’s lightest CPAP machine. Letting you enjoy your favourite travel destinations, weekends at the cottage, camping and more without worrying about missing nights of CPAP therapy. The AirMini™ is the smallest portable CPAP on the market today, and uses a clever humidification system that doesn’t require any water for your portable convenience.

Tags: Sale Sleep apnea Travelling with CPAP

July 16, 2018 - In the spotlight

ResMed’s full face masks are now 89% quieter

ResMed has reinvented the definition of quiet QuietAir™ vent technology ResMed has reinvented the definition of quiet with their new QuietAir™, an innovative diffuser vent technology within the mask elbow that makes the AirFit F20 and AirTouch F20 89% quieter1 and 70% gentler than before.2

Tags: New products News Sleep apnea

vitalAire has a new website

July 3, 2018 - In the spotlight

VitalAire’s new website is simple, clear & made for You

VitalAire is proud to announce the launch of our new website, with improved navigation menus and easy accessibility from your desktop, tablet or mobile devices.

Tags: News

VitalAire client sleeping with a cpap machine at his home

June 25, 2018 - Caring for CPAP products

CPAP Equipment Cleaning Care Checklist

As you want to get the most out of your sleep apnea treatment plan, VitalAire is here to offer the best tips to keep your equipment clean and working effectively.  Your CPAP therapy works best and is most effective when your equipment is clean and well-cared for.  Follow these instructions for cleaning your CPAP unit and accessories and remember to contact your VitalAire clinician with any questions you may have.

Tags: Cleaning tips CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea

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!

Tags: Sleep apnea Sleep hygiene Snoring

Camping with Dreamstation Go

June 14, 2018 - Promotions

Sale! Travel light this summer with a portable CPAP machine

If you need a portable CPAP contact VitalAire to discuss which option is best for you.

Tags: Sale