Thursday, December 13, 2018

How Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure Mix

How Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure Mix   Sleep Apnea and high blood pressure are wound together in most instances. As blood oxygen levels drop during sleep, it is a common instance for someone who has untreated Sleep Apnea. When blood oxygen content dips below normal levels, the brain sends multiple signals to peripheral and...

The Link between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

The Links between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes Scientists continue to learn about more health and related adverse factors when it comes to sleep and diabetes.  They have learned that conditions are discovered side-by-side and can even exacerbate one another. Research has revealed how Sleep Apnea connects to Diabetes, a rather severe combination. Unfortunately, each condition might...

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let’s fix it. Part 4

  Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let's fix it. Part 4       Moving around in bed (i.e. side sleeping, back sleeping and more) and working with a PAP mask can be a nuisance. Many weigh in and describe their struggles on a consistent basis in PAP forums, chat rooms, etc. We’re...

It’s on! The Fitbit vs Airsense 10 CPAP sleep quality comparison review

    It's on! The Fitbit vs Airsense 10 CPAP sleep quality comparison review    Today we're breaking down two very popular products that deliver sleep feedback to the user: The Fitbit and the Resmed Airsense 10 CPAP. This comparison is to take a quick general look into the feedback, the type of information provided and an...

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let’s fix it. Part 3

  Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let's fix it. Part 3       Moving around in bed (i.e. side sleeping and back sleeping) and working with a PAP mask can be a nuisance. Many weigh in and describe their struggles on a consistent basis in PAP forums, chat rooms, etc. We’re examining...

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let’s fix it. Part 2

Move around a lot in bed? PAP therapy and mask fitting suffering? Let's fix it. Part 2     Moving around in bed (i.e. side sleeping and back sleeping) and working with a PAP mask can be a nuisance. Many weigh in and describe their struggles on a consistent basis in PAP forums, chat rooms, etc. We’re examining...

Solving for CPAP mask leaks ( a follow up post ) by Cpapclinic.ca

What should you do before buying a CPAP mask? 1. Choose a mask and get ready to test IT Next time when you visit Cpapclinic in Vaughan, Mississauga or Toronto, be ready to use a comfy chair in our offices during the mask fitting. You can expect to see a variety of all three types of masks...

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Final Step

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Final Step   Now that you have your PAP device, great sleep is imminent. You have taken it out of the box and oriented yourself to every part inside. The PAP is now plugged in, the tubing is connected and your mask is on. The automatic on/off (not available on...

Resmed’s New F20 mask, Part Two by CPAPClinic

  Resmed's New F20 mask: A review, Part Two   Continuing on discussing the F20 by Resmed... THE MASK FRAME AND ELBOW The F20 mask frame presents a more compact feel and design when compared to the F10, The angles where the headgear attaches and ´pulls´ the mask onto the face have remained consistent. There have been some interesting...

What is your Sleep Personality type? Introducing Chronotherapy

What is your Sleep Personality type? Introducing Chronotherapy   Did you know the art and science of Chronotherapy has been adopted into our society? It's true.   But what exactly is Chronotherapy? Chronotherapy is the study and application of the sleep and wake cycles of the human being to optimize energy patterns. For example, when one studies and learns about...

The DreamStation Modem with Explanations (plus video!)

  The DreamStation Modem with Explanations (plus video!)   Today we’re discussing the modem options for the NEW Respironics Dreamstation PAP device and the Dreamstation modem. You may be familiar with this PAP device from Respironics due to its presence in the Canadian market since early 2016. In today’s post we are covering your options for wireless communication for data...

CPAP Device Found Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure

  CPAP Device Found Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure   The CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) device, which has been very beneficial to patients suffering from sleep apnea, may also be very useful to individuals with high blood pressure. This claim is according to the results of a recent study that is presented during the annual meeting...

Slеер Apnea Hоmе Remedies That Work

Slеер Apnea Hоmе Remedies That Work Slеер apnea is оnе оf thе mоѕt соmmоn and potentially dаngеrоuѕ sleep disorders in existence. This disease is саuѕеd by a blосkаgе of the аіrwау duе tо lаrgе tonsils, a large tоnguе, еxtrа lоng uvula оr ѕоmе other oral аbnоrmаlіtу. Another less соmmоn fоrm of apnea involves thе fаіlurе оf...

Obtaining a used CPAP device instead of buying? Here’s a 10 point checklist for your safety.

Obtaining a used CPAP device instead of buying? Here's a 10 point checklist for your safety.   Is there such thing as a shopping season for CPAP (or PAP) devices? For some suppliers, PAP sales go up and down according to the time of year or by the frequency of overnight studies from local sleep clinics. In...

9 reasons you will hate…and love CPAP

9 reasons you will hate and love CPAP.  Here they are:   The following breakdown details why you hate and love CPAP. Here goes: Hate CPAP  Love CPAP 1. Claustrophobia with CPAP mask Wide Variety Of NEW comfortable Masks 2. Facial irritations & skin breakouts Multitude of cleaners and comfort accessories are available, solving skin issues. 3. The mask and hose don't allow...

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