The Complete CPAP Buyer's Guide.

CPAP Buyer’s Guide

How Do We Breathe? When we breathe, respiratory muscles contract to expand the chest cavity. This expansion creates slightly negative pressure relative to ambient pressure. Fresh air fills the negative pressure in our lungs. To exhale, the muscles relax and air comes out of our lung. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when soft tissues block the airway [Read More….]

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Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy

The second you get pregnant, the advice seems to flow in from everywhere. What to eat, what not to eat; exercise tips for your rapidly growing body; how to prepare your home for your bundle of joy’s arrival. Funny enough, sleep doesn’t seem to come up very often in these conversations – yet it is [Read More….]

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CPAP,BiPAP, ASV

How To Tell If You Need BiPAP or ASV

If you have sleep apnea then it’s time to master a CPAP. While CPAP machines may be the most effective sleep apnea treatment, they can take some getting used to. If you’ve followed all of the tips for added comfort such as wearing your mask a few hours before bed, wearing it during naps, trying [Read More….]

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Trufant presents on why fatigue is dangerous

Michael Trufant Presents Fatigue Is Dangerous

Our very own Michael Trufant, Aeroflow Sleep Therapy Manager, was honored to present at the VPPPA Safety+ National Symposium. He was invited to share his expertise on how fatigue is dangerous and most often caused by sleep apnea. The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants Association (VPPPA) is comprised of dedicated health and safety professionals empowering occupational safety [Read More….]

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Sleep Apnea And Diabetes Are Connected

How To Stop Sleep Apnea And Diabetes From Teaming Up

Peanut butter and jelly, ketchup and mustard, smokey and the bandit. These are some iconic duos that make one another even better. However, there are some things that aren’t exactly great together, like sleep apnea and diabetes. Unfortunately, sleep apnea is linked to a variety of life-threatening conditions and can actually contribute to them. However, [Read More….]

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Trucker is well rested with DOT CPAP Compliance

DOT CPAP Compliance And What You Need To Know

Many truck drivers are concerned about DOT CPAP compliance and what it means for their driving careers if they’re diagnosed with sleep apnea. Some fear losing their CDL, but the DOT isn’t trying to keep drivers off of the road. Instead, they recommend assessing your risk for sleep apnea to be tested and treated for [Read More….]

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Man prepared for Operation Safe Driver Week

Are You Prepared For Operation Safe Driver Week?

Honk if you love safety, because Operation Safe Driver Week is here! Truckers all across the nation will be evaluated for their driving practices from July 15th to July 21! But what if truck drivers are unsafe because they’re exhausted due to sleep apnea? We know that drivers all across the nation take safety for [Read More….]

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Compression stockings help sleep apnea

Compression Stockings Help Sleep Apnea Patients Sleep Better

When you think about sleep apnea your brain probably strays pretty far from your feet. Especially since sleep apnea affects your breathing during sleep. So, what do your feet have to do with any of that? Well, you’re in for a surprise because compression stockings help sleep apnea. That’s right, simply wearing a different type [Read More….]

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sleep apnea and headaches

Typical CPAP Issues

When you started to use your CPAP machine to treat your sleep apnea, you never felt better. Lately, though, you’ve been waking up during the night and you’re starting to snore again! Before you give up on CPAP therapy altogether, consider whether there be a typical CPAP issue. Your CPAP machine is sending you signals [Read More….]

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Seniors on Tandem Bike

Sleep Management for Seniors

Many people all over the world experience difficulty in sleeping. This can occur due to a number of reasons. However, it has been observed that it tends to happen more as people age. You may suffer from insomnia due to your aching bodies, decreased production of the sleep hormone (melatonin), and poor sleep habits. All [Read More….]

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