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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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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