Taylor Whitten

Taylor has seen sleep apnea treatment first-hand and has learned the ins and outs through formal training in CPAP machines, masks, and equipment. She strives to make learning about sleep apnea and sleep apnea therapies a breeze. Interested in sharing your story or have a topic you’d like CPAP.com to investigate? Contact us!

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The Best Pulse Oximeters of 2021 to Monitor Your Health

Pulse oximeters are used to monitor your blood oxygen levels and heart rate. While the most popular at-home pulse oximeter is a device that rests on your fingertip, there are also devices that can detect your vitals from your wrist, earlobe, or toe. When using a pulse oximeter, light wavelengths are transmitted and received through …

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Parasomnia 101: What Is It, How Do You Treat It, and Is It Related to Sleep Apnea?

Parasomnia is something that many people might not have heard of. However, it’s a surprisingly common disorder. There are different types of parasomnias a person can experience, and it has many different manifestations. Let’s delve into the different types of parasomnia disorder, the symptoms, causes, its relation to sleep apnea, and the treatment optiona available. …

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Does Insurance Cover CPAP Therapy: What You Need to Know

If you are one of the 22 million Americans living with sleep apnea, you’re tired (literally) of the inability to enjoy one of the body’s most natural functions—sleep. For many, CPAP therapy is the key to getting some much-needed rest. As with any medical treatment, there is a financial obligation involved. This leaves many people …

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8 Factors That Can Make Your Sleep Apnea Worse

If you have sleep apnea, you know how life-changing your CPAP therapy can be. But what factors can make your sleep apnea worse? Untreated sleep apnea increases your risk of hypertension, causes changes in your metabolism, and increases your risk for cardiovascular disease. However, you are ahead of the game if you are already using …

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The Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Smoking Cigarettes

One of the most common sleep disorders in the United States, sleep apnea, can impact a person’s life in a myriad of ways. But at the same time, lifestyle choices can also have an impact on sleep apnea such as quitting smoking cigarettes. Some medical experts have discovered a connection between sleep apnea and smoking …

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The Mind Revealed: Learn More About Sleep Apnea Dreams and Nightmares

Dreams and nightmares—we all have them. However, not many people know how sleep apnea affects our dreams. Here’s an overview of what we know and how you can understand your sleep apnea dreams and nightmares. What Are Sleep Apnea Dreams? If you have untreated Obstructed Sleep Apnea, you know how difficult it can be to …

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