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Nate Devore

Nate aims to make learning about sleep apnea and CPAP products as enjoyable as possible. When he's not spending time working, you'll find him volunteering at the local animal shelter or cultivating his vegetable garden.

Illustration of sinus infection with CPAP therapy and how to prevent it

Can You Really Get a Sinus Infection From Using A CPAP Machine?

CPAP therapy is the gold standard for treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). While CPAP is a lifesaver for those living with OSA, common CPAP side effects like dry eyes, facial irritation, and headaches tend to deter people from consistently sticking with their CPAP therapy. For those with seasonal or chronic allergies, sinus infections are a …

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Can You Really Die From Sleep Apnea? Know The Risks of Untreated Sleep Apnea

This article was not written to scare you but rather to inform you of the real risks of untreated sleep apnea and offer you solutions to take the necessary steps to inform and protect you and your loved ones. With that said, can you die from sleep apnea? Yes, you can, and the chance of …

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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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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, and higher-priced machines. Trucks without truck drivers, ships stuck at sea, computer chips in short supply, and a massive recall of CPAP devices by one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sleep apnea devices have …

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What is the Best CPAP Water?

CPAP Water: Distilled vs. Tap (Which Is Better and Why?)

What kind of CPAP water should you use with your humidifier? Unfortunately, there’s some confusion on this topic. Do you have to use distilled water? What happens when you use tap water? In this post, you’ll learn what to look for and what to avoid. You’ll even discover an easy way to create an endless supply …

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