CPAP

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    Aromatherapy to Help You Sleep

    Your sense of smell is a very powerful thing. It is our only sense that goes directly into our brains. Smells enter our nostrils and up the olfactory nerve onto the surface of our brain. It’s no surprise, then, that certain smells can have an impact on our mood and behavior. That’s essentially what aromatherapy … Read More »

  • Finding the Right Tubing (Hose) for Your CPAP

    Finding the right tubing for your CPAP and mask can be challenging. In this post we cover the main characteristics of different tubing options, including a guide to finding tubing options for the most popular CPAP machines. There are three main dimensions to consider: length, hose diameter, diameter of the connecting ends. Tubing length This … Read More »

  • How to Keep Using CPAP When You Have Nasal Congestion

    Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Said Mostafavi, suggest that CPAP users suffering from nasal congestion consider that allergies may not be the cause. In addition to seasonal allergies, changes in climate or a common cold can cause difficulty breathing at night with CPAP. A less know cause of nasal congestion will affect some CPAP users  6 to … Read More »

  • What is a CPAP Water Chamber?

    What is a CPAP Water Chamber? The water chamber is the removable container that holds the water in your humidifier (see the clear plastic tub on the left below). Using a humidifier can make a positive difference to your therapy comfort and experience. By warming and moistening the air you’re breathing, it helps prevent you having … Read More »

  • Why Do I Need a Humidifier For My CPAP?

    Most CPAP machines now include a fully-integrated (top image is the newest ResMed CPAP with a built-in humidifier) or easily-attached humidifier (second image is an earlier device with a detachable humidifier with the water chamber removed). In this post we’ll explain the benefits of humidification and tips for making your CPAP therapy as comfortable and effective … Read More »