How To Use Your CPAP For Allergy Relief

Even though at the end of a cold, dry winter many CPAP patients feel relief, brace yourselves, allergens are coming. Flowers are blooming, pets are shedding, trees are pollinating, dust and mold particles are blowing in the wind, and much more! As the temperature rises and moisture humidifies the air most people don’t have to [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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Clean your CPAP to avoid getting sick

How To Clean Your CPAP Supplies Properly

CPAP cleaning is an important part of proper sleep apnea treatment because cleaning your CPAP helps it continue operating at peak performance. This is necessary for your body to receive the oxygen needed for proper rest and can help you get sick less often. So, let’s check out why, when, and how to clean your [Read More….]

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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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Make getting to sleep with your CPAP machine easier

Tips for Getting to Sleep with your CPAP Machine

Getting used to your new CPAP machine isn’t always the easiest task, but the immeasurable benefits definitely outweigh the risks of trying to sleep without one. In some cases, the benefits may be experienced after the first night of use. Just be patient as you transition to using your CPAP device, it will get easier. [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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Navigating your private insurance deductible

Navigating Your Private Insurance Deductible

Navigating the complex matters of insurance policies, premiums, copays, and especially deductibles, can be yet another added stress for people already dealing with stressful medical conditions. Though having insurance is essential, it can be confusing. While insurance deductibles are an unfortunate barrier to reaping the full benefit of your insurance plan, some careful management of [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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Easily take a home sleep study to discover your risk of sleep apnea

The Convenience of a Home Sleep Study

Do you find yourself feeling excessively tired, or suffering from daytime fatigue no matter how well you think you slept? We all go through stressful periods that leave us feeling worn out at times, but there might be something more to it. You may need an at-home sleep study to test to see if you [Read More….]

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