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Eric Ott

Eric graduated from Texas State University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. He has worked as a freelance photographer, editor, and writer. Eric is committed to providing the most value possible to CPAP.com readers by creating a highly approachable user experience, with an emphasis on actionable information and thorough research.

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CPAP vs. Oral Appliances: Which Treatment Option Is Best for Sleep Apnea?

If you have sleep apnea, snoring is the least of your worries. When left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to complications including daytime fatigue, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and liver dysfunction, among others, so treating sleep apnea is essential for a longer, happier life.  If you’ve been diagnosed with …

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Top 7 Most Common CPAP Side Effects and How to Fix Them

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is currently the most effective treatment option for certain severities of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). However, you may experience a few common CPAP side effects throughout your sleep apnea therapy journey, such as facial irritation, dry or irritated airways, or sores and swelling in and around your nasal passages. As …

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Best Devices for Sleep Apnea: Here’s What Works in 2022

Over one billion people between the ages of 30 and 60 are living with sleep apnea worldwide. It is one of the most common sleep disorders that people experience alongside Insomnia and Restless Leg Syndrome.  Sleep apnea describes a type of sleep-disordered breathing that is caused by an obstruction in the airway, the brain not …

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Weighted Blankets For Sleep Apnea? Here’s What You Should Know Before Sleeping With One

If you’re currently treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) with a CPAP Machine and want to know whether adding a weighted blanket to your nightly routine can help improve your sleep and reduce stress, then this article is for you! Before we start, it’s important to mention that if you have difficulty breathing at night and …

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Is Your CPAP Too Loud? These Are The Quietest CPAP Machines Available in 2022

Using a CPAP machine is supposed to improve your quality of sleep, but some CPAP owners find that the noise of their machine can actually make it more difficult to get the restful sleep they need. Fortunately, there are several quiet CPAP machines available in 2022, such as ResMed’s AirSense 10 AutoSet Card-to-Cloud, the quietest …

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CPAP Allergies: Top 5 Tips and Tricks for Using CPAP with Seasonal Allergies While Treating Sleep Apnea

As a whole, allergies are a sniffly, sneezy, itchy, watery, no-good time that virtually everybody can agree is one of the worst things to lose sleep over. And if you’re one of the tens of millions of people living with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, using CPAP with allergies can be a complicated experience.  Treating allergy symptoms …

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What Is a CPAP Titration Study and Do You Need One? How Often? What About APAP?

If you’ve talked to your healthcare provider about low energy levels and restless nights, there’s a good chance that they have recommended or scheduled a sleep study. The sleep study is when you would receive a diagnosis and determine how mild or severe your sleep apnea is. After your sleep study, your healthcare provider will …

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How To Use a CPAP Machine in an RV in 2022 – Power Requirements, Boondocking Safety, and Maintenance Tips

Ahh, the joys of spending time with family while traveling the open road. If you’re thinking about hitting the road in an RV and want to know how to bring your CPAP machine, this guide is for you! The good news is you can absolutely use a CPAP in an RV and we’re going to …

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

ResMed has released the AirSense™ 11 AutoSet, and today we’re taking a look at how it compares to previous ResMed models like the AirSense 10, as well as competitors such as the Dreamstation 2, and the Luna II. In this AirSense 11 review, we’ll share with you what’s changed, examine new and existing features, and …

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