Monday, June 17, 2019

When Your CPAP Misbehaves, Part Two or Nasal Discomfort – Inside and Out: The Answers You Never Thought You’d Have To Know,

  When Your CPAP Misbehaves, Part Two or Nasal Discomfort – Inside and Out: The Answers You Never Thought You’d Have To Know,   Today's post covers the second most common issue with CPAP 2) Nasal discomfort, congestion and irritation Is this familiar? You're using your CPAP nightly and you find the mask comes off on its own and the...

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...

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Step Two

From Sleep Study to PAP device, Step Two     So, your doctor recommended a Sleep Study for you and you had one done. And now your Sleep Doctor gave you a prescription to obtain a medical device called PAP. What you will learn in today's post: Three common types of PAP units and what each prescription looks like. ...

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part Three

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part Three     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...

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part One

Sleep Apnea Facts that will astound you, Part One   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. How dangerous? Let’s cover one related...

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...

Taking PAP with you on a trip? Airport security will question why. Here’s your answer…

 Taking PAP with you on a trip? Airport security will question why. Here's your answer...     Z1 Auto Travel CPAP Machine The very small and lightweight Z1 Auto Travel CPAP Machine can quickly be added to carry on luggage or inside a tote, making CPAP therapy more adaptable to a busy lifestyle. Living away from electricity can...

Improvement to the Respironics Wisp PAP Mask is Here!

 Improvement to the Respironics Wisp PAP Mask is Here! New for 2016!   This new accessory from Respironics allows patients to easily remove the side clasps of the WISP nasal mask.  It helps to reduce wear and tear on the headgear area of the mask.  The newly designed clips work with either the fabric or silicone style...

CPAPs on a Plane! (and other tips)

 CPAPs on a Plane! (and other tips)   Sleeping оn a рlаnе can come rather easily fоr a fеw реорlе - mу wife is one оf thеm. For the rest оf us, trуіng tо sleep оn a plane is fruѕtrаtіng, especially with CPAPs on a plane. For some strange reason, I сan ѕlеер more easily...

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...

Why nap? Here are 20 compelling reasons.

 Why nap? Here are 20 compelling reasons.       Sleeping in this day and age seems often a trite concern. Industry must thrive on doing more and demand its workers work to around the clock. The health industry is much the same. Has your industry, trade or profession suggested that sleep is a sign of laziness?   What if...

Commandments for sleep? Here they are…

 Commandments for sleep? Here they are...   Commandments for Great Healthy Sleep Design specific times for getting to bed and for getting up. HINT: think about the time you want to wake up as you fall asleep. It can work! If you nap during the day, more than 45 minutes can spoil night-time slumber. Set a...

Importance оf Sleep Fоr Kіdѕ

 Importance оf Sleep Fоr Kіdѕ       Sleep Fоr Kіdѕ There are new reports emerging about how kіdѕ should gеt plenty of sleep; alternatively іt hаѕ often bееn ѕhоwn when healthy sleep is missed, issues emerge, such as: difficulty in getting up sleepiness throughout the day poor concentration attention deficit accident prone behaviors longer healing time for cuts...

Narcolepsy – What is it?

 Narcolepsy - What is it?       Whаt іѕ Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy іѕ a chronic nеurоlоgісаl disorder whісh іѕ supposedly influenced bу the brains inability tо properly regulate ѕlеер сусlеѕ. The disorder manifests itself into events, which mean incidents of instantaneous sleep. Events are differentiated by the duration of sleep and how quickly the brain shuts someone down. The...

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...

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