Sleep Health

How to Avoid Dry Eyes With CPAP

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.

One of the most common CPAP machine side effects is dry, itchy eyes. However, if you find yourself unable to fall asleep or waking up with irritated eyes, don’t worry. We’ve discovered the causes and solutions for CPAP dry eyes to provide relief faster than you can blink. 

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Make CPAP Therapy More Comfortable In The Winter 

Old man winter is here and sure has been cold outside! Some CPAP machines are really missing summer right now. During the summer months, there is more humidity in the air, making CPAP therapy a little easier because the airway is more comfortable. However, during the fall and winter, the air dries out, leading to airway discomfort, congestions, and an increased risk for cold and flu symptoms. But this doesn’t mean you have to suffer with sleep apnea in the cold, there are ways to make your CPAP comfortable during the winter.

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3 Ways Sleep Apnea Destroys Your Fitness

Generally, people pay the most attention to athletes when they are competing, not as they sleep. However, athletes with sleep apnea could be at a disadvantage as it lowers the amount of oxygen in their blood and prevents their bodies from physical healing. In honor of National Ninja day, ninja warriors, professional athletes, and those just working on their fitness learn about how sleep apnea ruins athletic performance.

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How To Get A CPAP Machine In 3 Easy Steps

Getting a CPAP machine is necessary to successfully treat sleep apnea, however, unfortunately, you can’t just go to a store one day to buy one. First, there are a few simple steps to take in order to protect your health by visiting a doctor and determining the correct CPAP pressure settings you need. Knowing the process can help make the steps easier and faster, so learn exactly how to get a CPAP machine below. 

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How to Tell If Your CPAP Machine isn't Working

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 could be something wrong with your CPAP machine. Keep reading to learn whether your device is sending you signals that it may be in need of a checkup.

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Respironics DreamWisp CPAP Mask Assembly Instructions

The Respironics DreamWisp Nasal CPAP Mask provides more freedom while you sleep by placing minimal contact on your face with a smaller, more comfortable seal. It's revolutionary design also places the tubing connector at the top of your head, preventing you from becoming tangled in your CPAP hose during the night. Easily sleep on your stomach or back!

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Amy Poehler Needs You To Use Your CPAP For Better Sleep

While Amy Poehler is a famous actress, comedian, director, and much more, however, her sleep apnea is no laughing matter. As a CPAP user and enthusiast, she’s here to remind both men and women about the dangers of sleep apnea to promote health and wellness. Yes, we said both men and women, because this condition is usually only thought of as a condition for old men, but that’s not the case. Sleep apnea can affect everyone.

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