Sleep Health

The Best CPAP Masks For Mouth Breathers (Plus, How to Stop Mouth Breathing)

The content in this blog was medically reviewed by Michelle Worley, R.N., a seasoned medical advisor who has worked as a clinician for over 20 years in the sleep-related medical field.

Mouth breather; a condition so bad it’s become an insult. Maybe that’s because mouth breathing can cause bad breath, brain fog, and chronic fatigue? Yet if you also suffer from sleep apnea, mouth breathing can be dangerous, leading to a loss of air pressure and reducing the effectiveness of your CPAP therapy. 

Luckily, for CPAP users the solution can be as simple as finding the right CPAP mask!

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Can CPAP Make You Sick? Why You Need to Avoid Dirty CPAP Supplies

The content in this blog was medically reviewed by Michelle Worley, R.N., a seasoned medical advisor who has worked as a clinician for over 20 years in the sleep-related medical field.

If you’re having difficulty breathing due to sleep apnea, the last thing you want to do is spend all night sucking germs and pathogens into your body! Yet if you use a dirty CPAP machine that’s exactly what you’re doing.

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7 Most Common CPAP Machine Side Effects (and Ways to Avoid Them)

The content in this blog was medically reviewed by Michelle Worley, R.N., a seasoned medical advisor who has worked as a clinician for over 20 years in the sleep-related medical field.

CPAP therapy is considered the gold-standard in treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), because it’s safe, non-invasive, and– most importantly– effective. But as with any treatment options, it does come with the risks of side effects.

The side effects of CPAP use are generally mild, but they can be annoying enough to make some people give up on their sleep apnea treatment. Thankfully, these symptoms are also easy to treat, so before you give up on CPAP try out the solutions below.

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What is AHI? CPAP Terms Explained (Plus 6 Tips to Improve Your AHI)

The content in this blog was medically reviewed by Michelle Worley, R.N., a seasoned medical advisor who has worked as a clinician for over 20 years in the sleep-related medical field.

Apnea hypopnea index or AHI rates the combination of apneas and hyponeas. Apnea relates to the airway being completely cut off for a  Hyponea is a shallow breath instance where air is still being passed through partially, but is not fully obstructed.

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What You Need To Know About Asthma And Sleep Apnea

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Monique May
You may think of asthma and sleep apnea as two unrelated conditions.  Asthma typically occurs during the day, such as after someone is exposed to a trigger or after a sporting event, and sleep apnea occurs of course only at night (or when someone is asleep).

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12 Important CPAP Benefits To Improve Your Well Being

The content in this blog was medically reviewed by Michelle Worley, R.N., a seasoned medical advisor who has worked as a clinician for over 20 years in the sleep-related medical field.

Start things off on the right foot by feeling better! If you have sleep apnea why hesitate to experience CPAP benefits? Not only is CPAP therapy the most effective sleep apnea treatment, but it makes people feel better by providing their bodies and minds with the oxygen necessary for better sleep and healing. 

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Your First Week With CPAP

It is very overwhelming when you are introduced to your CPAP.  You have a test that you took either at home or in the lab where you feel like you did not sleep, you then are told you stop breathing at night and you need to wear this machine.  So, let’s break this down into smaller pieces so YOU start to feel comfortable with your machine.

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