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CPAP Rainout: How To Prevent Water In Your Hose and Mask

Humidification can make a huge difference in your comfort while using a CPAP machine, but it may cause condensation build-up in your hose and water in your mask. Having water in CPAP hose—known as CPAP rainout—can be a common occurrence when using a heated humidifier. When using a CPAP machine, some people experience nasal congestion, …

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Hypothyroidism and Sleep Apnea: Can Your Thyroid Be Causing Sleep Apnea?

Your thyroid plays a major role in your daily life. The hormones it creates regulate important bodily functions like your heart rate, body temperature, metabolism, and your breathing. When your thyroid secretes too much or too little of these key hormones, it can cause sleep apnea along with other sleeping disorders. Hypothyroidism means your thyroid …

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Deviated Septum Self-Test – How To Test at Home for a Deviated Septum

A deviated septum is a condition where the cartilage and bone that separates your nasal cavity is off-center and thus, can make breathing difficult for you. Even if your nose looks straight from the outside, you could still have a deviated septum if you are experiencing constant congestion, snoring, sinusitis, or nose bleeds—just to name …

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CPAP Hair Loss: 5 Ways to Save Your Hair When Using a CPAP Machine

While CPAP hair loss isn’t considered a common CPAP side effect, we wanted to clarify what may cause hair loss for some people with sleep apnea who use CPAP and provide some additional tips to prevent this uncommon result from happening.  For those who are genetically predisposed to hair loss, also known as male pattern …

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AirSense 11 Review: How Does the AirSense 11 Compare to the AirSense 10?

ResMed has just released the AirSense 11 AutoSet, and today we’re taking a look at how it compares to the previous AirSense™ 10 AutoSet. In this AirSense 11 review, we’ll share with you what’s changed and why upgrading may take your sleep apnea therapy to the next level. We’ll also explore some early feedback from …

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CPAP Alternatives to Treat Sleep Apnea Without a CPAP Device in 2022

If you’re having difficulty adjusting to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) treatment and you’ve tried solving some of the most common side effects associated with CPAP therapy, then you may want to discuss the CPAP alternatives listed in this article with your doctor.  Even if you’ve recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea or think you …

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CPAP Shortage: What’s Behind It, When Will it End, and What Can You Do in The Meantime?

If you’ve spent any time looking online to buy a new CPAP machine, you’ve probably noticed a shortage of availability, higher-priced machines, and popular units like the AirSense 10 on backorder. Trucks without truck drivers, ships stuck at sea, computer chips in short supply, and a massive recall of CPAP devices by one of the …

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The Best CPAP Cleaning Machines Reviewed in 2022

There are a variety of CPAP cleaners on the market, but not all the options available are created equal. To help you find the best CPAP cleaner for your CPAP equipment, we evaluated numerous products and found the Lumin CPAP Cleaner + Bullet Bundle from 3B Medical to be the most effective CPAP cleaner and …

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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Brain Fog and Will CPAP Therapy Help?

After a disrupted night of frequent wake-ups and tossing and turning, you may find yourself pouring an extra cup of coffee or watching the clock in anticipation of a mid-afternoon nap. For some people diagnosed with sleep apnea, experiencing brain fog can be a common occurrence that makes it hard to concentrate and complete daily …

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FDA Green Lights Repair and Replacement Program for Philips’ DreamStation Recall

Philips Respironics issued a statement on September 1, 2021 informing United States-based customers of its new repair and replacement program for first-generation DreamStation devices in relation to the June 14, 2021 recall notification. The vast majority of the registered affected devices—more than 80%—are from the first-generation DreamStation product family, and more than half of the …

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