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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...

Busting the Myths About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea has become a very common medical disorder, including in Canada where millions suffer from this sleep disorder. It is estimated that this number would continue to grow in the coming years as more people are getting on in years and obesity, a leading risk factor, also increasing in epidemic proportions. Even at this level of prevalence, there are still misconceptions about this serious disease. Here are some of the myths about sleep apnea and the fact behind these misconceptions.

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...

Have CPAP? Now you have Stomach Bloating or Gas? Solution is here

Have CPAP? Now you have Stomach Bloating? Solution is here   We get a fair consensus about bloating during CPAP use. And we often have reasonable solutions. Today we'll explore bloating and CPAP in a two part series. The first part will detail the most common question, explain the context of the issue and set up...

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part Four

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part Four   Sleep apnea is a condition where one stops breathing during sleep. The duration of the stoppage can last up to one minute or longer. And it adds up even more over the course of an entire night, which is incredibly dangerous. Just how dangerous can all...

Risk of Pneumonia Higher in People Suffering Sleep Apnea

Risk of Pneumonia Higher in People Suffering Sleep Apnea   It has long been shown by various clinical trials that people with sleep apnea are exposed to numerous mental and health issues that include those that may be considered serious and potentially life-threatening, including pneumonia. According to a study that was published very recently in the medical...

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