Merritt Wakefield

Merritt Wakefield is a writer and researcher committed to helping people with CPAP learn about sleep apnea and the various benefits and features of sleep therapy and CPAP products.

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Your Guide to ResMed AirSense 10 Troubleshooting

One of the most effective and preferred treatments for sleep apnea is CPAP therapy, which includes a machine, mask, and tubing. As with any technology, malfunction over time is possible—and at some point during your journey with sleep apnea, you may experience technical difficulties with your CPAP equipment. Today, we’re sharing ResMed AirSense 10 troubleshooting …

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9 Sleep Apnea Statistics You Should Know in 2021

Around 35% of all American adults report sleeping less than seven hours per night on average, and people with certain medical conditions like sleep apnea—especially when undiagnosed—have a harder time getting enough shut-eye each night. When you read sleep apnea statistics, it’s easy to see why so many people are missing quality sleep and why …

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ResMed AirFit P10 Mask Review: Comfortable Mask for CPAP Compliance

When treating sleep apnea, comfort is key—and the AirFit P10 is designed to maximize comfort. The AirFit P10 nasal pillow mask is whisper-quiet, offers an open line of sight and freedom of movement, and features nasal pillows in multiple sizes. With over 900 five-star reviews on CPAP.com, this mask is a top choice for active …

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How to Fix CPAP Machine Whining Noise

You may have experienced common technology issues with some of your everyday items—like when your smartphone suddenly won’t hold a charge or your laptop will no longer connect to the Internet—and CPAP equipment can be susceptible to similar dilemmas. Unlike a cell phone that no longer reaches a full battery, though, a CPAP machine whining …

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An In-Depth Fisher & Paykel Brevida Review

When you have sleep apnea, having a mask that’s both effective and comfortable is critical for CPAP therapy compliance. The Brevida Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask from Fisher & Paykel checks those boxes, plus it’s quiet and offers enhanced stability, too. As you’ll see in a Fisher & Paykel Brevida review like this, the Brevida Nasal …

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How to Find the Best Nasal CPAP Mask

The right CPAP mask can make all the difference in your sleep therapy. Nasal CPAP masks create an airtight seal that helps maintain ideal pressure throughout the night. Finding the best nasal CPAP mask depends on several factors, including your primary sleeping position, your average pressure settings, and your budget. There are seven types of …

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Why Do I Feel Tired After Eating?: The Scientific Facts You Need to Know

Most of us have experienced the temptation of a short afternoon nap after eating a large meal – and you may be wondering why you feel tired after eating. So, why do some meals make us feel sleepy? And what can we do to avoid that feeling of exhaustion during the middle of the day?  …

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Why Is Sleep Important? The Health Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

One in three adults doesn’t get enough sleep. Getting enough sleep usually means clocking between seven and nine hours, depending on your age, activity levels, and what feels right for your body. Whether it’s insomnia, boredom, a snoring partner, staying on screens too late, or an unwillingness to go to bed, many people don’t get …

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