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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

Canada legalizes cannabis - cover image

October 15, 2018 - CPAP therapy tips

Canada legalizes cannabis, may not help your sleep apnea

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

Tags: CPAP therapy tips News Sleep apnea

CPAP testimonial by Jessica

September 24, 2018 - Stories from our clients

CPAP testimonial: “I can’t believe how much more energy I have”

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.

Tags: Sleep apnea

NFL players also get sleep apnea

September 24, 2018 - Facts about sleep

NFL players get sleep apnea too

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.