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10 Gifts for Snorers (That They’ll Actually Want!)

When you give a loved one a gift to stop snoring, you’re also giving yourself the gift of a good night’s sleep. So by our math, that’s two gifts for the price of one! 

But you also want to make sure your anti-snoring device doesn’t put them in danger, and that’s a real possibility if the underlying cause of their snoozing symphony is sleep apnea. That’s why we’ve split this gift guide in two: Up first are snore stoppers your sweetheart will swoon for. In part two, we’ll cover gifts that CPAP users will actually use!

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ResMed myAir: The Ultimate Guide to ResMed’s CPAP App

With sleep being one of the most important elements of our lives, it's vital to get as much of it as we can! It affects our daily cognitive functions, our mood, and overall well-being. Sleep apnea, however, presents its own set of challenges for getting this effective sleep and sometimes the concept of getting a good night's sleep can seem daunting or even impossible.

Read further for a breakdown of one of our favorite personal assistants for sleep apnea patients: the ResMed myAir. Learn what it is, how to get it, and answers to the top FAQs regarding it.

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Transcend 3 vs Transcend 365: Which Is the Better MiniCPAP?

If you’re shopping for a travel-friendly CPAP, you might think your only options are to cram your daily workhorse CPAP into your carry-on or pony up for a travel CPAP machine. But what if you could have both in one? Enter the Transcend miniCPAP!

Somnetics’ newest machines– the Transcend 3 and Transcend 365– are two of the most popular CPAPs on the market. But what’s the difference between them, and which is right for you?

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APAP vs CPAP: Which Is the Best For Sleep Apnea?

If you've been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, you may be hearing lots of new terms that you're unfamiliar with, including the different types of machines out there to treat your sleep apnea. Having a severe sleep disorder like sleep apnea is already stressful enough, but adding in learning the differences in treatment through APAP machines, BiPAP machines, and CPAP machines, the world of CPAP therapy can be overwhelming. This brings up the major question for many people with sleep apnea: which is better — APAP therapy or CPAP therapy?

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

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

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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CPAP Dry Mouth: What Causes It and 5 Ways to Stop It Tonight

Do you ever wake up after sleeping with your CPAP machine to discover that your mouth is dry and your throat is so raw that you’re having trouble even swallowing? You know CPAP therapy is an important part of treating your sleep apnea, but your dry mouth has become so annoying you’re not sure whether you’re going to continue or not. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone, and you’re not out of luck!

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BiPAP vs CPAP - Which One is Best?

One of the most common questions our patients ask here at CPAP Supplies is “what is the difference between CPAP and BiPAP?” Both machines are used to treat sleep apnea and can be used with a full face mask, nasal mask, and nasal pillows. Talk to your physician before buying a new machine, but if CPAP isn't working for you, BiPAP could be the solution.

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