The Sleep Blog

  • Put Down the Sponge, Pick Up The SoClean

    Dishwashers, Roombas and self-cleaning litter boxes all have one thing in common: they’re there to keep you from having to do chores you either don’t like or don’t have the time to perform. But did you know there’s also a product on the market that automatically cleans your CPAP machine and supplies? Today, we’d like … Read More »

  • Myths about Snoring

    Whether you find yourself unable to sleep because your sleeping partner snores so loudly it keeps you awake, or you’ve been told that you snore, snoring can seem like a minor annoyance. However, depending on the kind of snoring you are experiencing, it could be a sign of a more serious issue. It’s true that … Read More »

  • At Home or in the Lab: Different Sleep Tests

    Whether you’re experiencing symptoms like repeated daytime fatigue, snoring or waking up suddenly feeling short of breath, it’s probably time to stop ignoring the symptoms and face the possibility that you may be dealing with sleep apnea. Having sleep apnea is nothing to be ashamed of. It’s a sleeping disorder that impacts millions of Americans … Read More »

  • Summer Travel and Your CPAP

    The kids are out of school, the long Memorial Day weekend is coming up fast, and your feet are itching to get out and explore. It’s time to pack your bags and head out for a summer adventure. If you’re a CPAP user, you might be a little worried about the logistics of staying compliant. … Read More »

  • How to Survive Allergy Season on CPAP

    Sneezing, sniffling and snorting… that’s how you know allergy season is in full swing. If you feel like you’re in more agony this year than in seasons past, you’re not alone. Tree pollen counts are three times higher than this time last year in parts of California. If you’re a CPAP user, this time of … Read More »

  • 6 Reasons Why Your CPAP Mask is Leaking

    A leaky CPAP mask is a prevalent complaint among those living with sleep apnea. If you lose air pressure, hear strange noises from your CPAP mask, feel stuffed up or experience disrupted sleep, chances are you have a CPAP mask that’s not holding air like it should. Advanced Sleep Medicine is here to help. We’ll … Read More »

  • 4 Best Add-ons for Your CPAP Machine

    Creating a comfortable and flexible sleep therapy is all about customization. Every individual has a different sleep cycle and preferences during their slumber. At Advanced Sleep Medicine, we want to make your nightly re-charge as effective as possible. See how utilizing these four CPAP accessories in your nightly routine can help you sleep more effectively … Read More »

  • How Sleep Apnea Affects Pregnancy

    Because men are twice as likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea as women, it’s often thought of as being a “male disease.” While most risk factors for the disease apply to men, research is showing that more and more women are also at risk for the sleep disorder. In fact, an exclusively female condition can … Read More »