Do your dreams make you scream? That might be because sleep apnea and nightmares can team up to ruin your sleep. While other parasomnias (sleep-disrupting disorders) can also cause nightmares when it comes to sleep apnea, its the lack of oxygen that contributes to bad dreams.
Want to shed a few pounds? Then go to sleep. Yes, it can be that easy because your CPAP will improve weight loss. It’s one of the many ways that treating sleep apnea can benefit your health. Check out exactly how CPAP and weight loss go together.
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.
If you’re still having a little trouble getting used to your CPAP you don’t have to settle. There are numerous ways to increase comfort with CPAP accessories that have been specifically designed with getting quality sleep in mind. You aren’t going to give up your sleep apnea treatment or you’ll destroy your health, so why not take a few easy steps to make it more comfortable?
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!
If you have sleep apnea how do you know? The symptoms occur during your sleep so it can be a little difficult to recognize when you’re being affected by this sleep disorder. It can be easy to assume that you’re just tired. But patients with sleep apnea on
Do you need a prescription for CPAP? Yes, because it’s the law! We follow all FDA regulations regarding our equipment to ensure you receive CPAP supplies that are safe and effective for proper treatment. You will need a CPAP prescription for a PAP machine or heated humidifier. Other CPAP supplies such as cushions, pillows, tubing, filters, and water chambers do not require a prescription.
We all love sleep, right? Who doesn’t wake up after about 8 hours of great rest feeling like a million bucks? What doesn’t get excited about a Sunday afternoon nap? Well aside from toddlers… Anyways there’s really nothing like drifting off to dreamland which is why we put together a list of 15 surprising facts about sleep!
After being diagnosed with needing sleep apnea treatment you will want to find the right PAP device (the gold standard for sleep apnea treatment). There are a variety of different CPAP machines designed to treat different patients depending on the severity of their sleep apnea symptoms. That’s why we offer a variety of options and will work with you to find the best CPAP machine to suit your individual needs. Check out our cheat sheet with different brands and types of machines.