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Woman waking up after a restful sleep with CPAP treatment for sleep apnea

January 23, 2019 - Facts about sleep

CPAP Diet: The link between CPAP and weight loss

If you are wondering whether using a CPAP can help you lose weight, then you are not alone. The link between sleeping well and weight loss has long captivated both sleep professionals and CPAP users.

CPAP user not tired anymore after CPAP therapy testimonial

January 23, 2019 - Stories from our clients

CPAP after getting diagnosed with a heart condition

“There are many events in a lifetime that can make dramatic changes in our lives.” A client struggling with the diagnosis of a heart condition has had their life turned around after starting CPAP therapy.

Tags: CPAP therapy tips

ResMed AirFit F30 Full Face CPAP Mask

January 23, 2019 - Product spotlight

AirFit F30: New Full Face Mask from ResMed

With a minimal-contact mask like AirFit F30, you’ll experience fewer facial marks than you would with a traditional full face mask. Its Ultra Compact cushion is designed to seal securely under the nose to prevent top-of-the-nose soreness/irritation/red marks.

Tags: New products

The benefits of CPAP during the flu season

December 19, 2018 - Facts about sleep

CPAP to boost your immune system

Use your CPAP, avoid the flu It’s a beautiful Christmas morning but oh no, you’ve got the sniffles! Nobody likes the flu, and the end of December is typically when the flu invades Canada with coughs, sneezes and sick days of plenty. So how can you protect yourself from flu and other respiratory viruses?

Tags: Allergies & side effects CPAP therapy tips Sleep apnea

How often should you clean your CPAP equipment

December 18, 2018 - Caring for CPAP products

When to clean CPAP equipment

“How often should I clean my CPAP equipment?" We get asked this all the time and for good reason: regularly cleaning your CPAP mask and tubing is hygienic and helps your equipment last longer.

Tags: Cleaning tips

CPAP during power outage

December 18, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

CPAP during power outage

Winter is coming, eh? Be CPAP ready for it!

Tags: New products Travelling with CPAP

You could win a restful getaway to a destination of your choice by buying 2 canisters of CPAP wipes

November 29, 2018 - Promotions

Win a restful getaway for two!

Clean your CPAP and enter for your chance to win $5000 towards a restful getaway at a destination of your choice!

Tags: News Sale

The connection between sleep apnea and diabetes

November 27, 2018 - Benefits of CPAP therapy

Can sleep apnea cause diabetes?

Since compelling research suggests that untreated sleep apnea causes poor sleep which may aggravate Type 2 diabetes, early detection and proper treatment of sleep apnea is important.

Tags: Allergies & side effects

How to get rid of CPAP marks

November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

How to remove CPAP marks from face

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.

Tags: CPAP therapy tips New products

How to read the nutrition label

November 27, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

How to read a nutrition label

6 easy steps to getting the most useful information out of the nutrition label. Plus a delicious Mustard Citrus Chicken and Tarragon recipe for you to try!

Alarm clock

October 16, 2018 - Facts about sleep

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 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.

Tags: News Sleep hygiene

Cold breath in winter - an increase in dry air

October 16, 2018 - Product spotlight

How to prepare your humidity for the Canadian winter

One of the most common complaints about CPAP therapy is nasal congestion and dryness. Your CPAP humidity can solve that

Tags: CPAP therapy tips New products Sleep apnea