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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Fisher & Paykel Brevida Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask Review 2022

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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How to Know When to Buy a New CPAP Machine

You routinely switch out your toothbrush and take your car in to have its oil changed—your CPAP equipment is no different. Like other everyday items, part of caring for your CPAP device and its accessories is regularly replacing them based on outlined replacement schedules. You probably know that your CPAP mask, cushions, and tubing should …

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