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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Preventing Pneumonia While Using a CPAP Machine

Feeling stuffy, coughing, or sneezing can be the enemy of good rest. On top of that, not getting enough quality sleep can increase your chances of staying sick. But did you know that dirty equipment can heighten the chances of your cold developing into something more serious? Keep reading to uncover ways to stop pneumonia …

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How to Choose a Sleep Specialist—And What to Ask Them When You Do

Did you know that sleeping an extra 60 to 90 minutes per night could make you happier and healthier? Yet, one in three Americans do not get enough sleep. If that’s the case for you, then you may be at risk for weight gain, insulin resistance, heart disease, and depression. Sleep deprivation affects your appetite and hormone levels, leading …

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The Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for Restless Leg Syndrome

You’ve started to notice that sleeping at night is not as comfortable as it used to be. In the past, bedtime was an opportunity to give your body a break. But, these days, your legs seem to feel even more restless the second you lie down. However, what you’re facing is not just your imagination—it’s truly …

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The Relationship Between Mental Health and Sleep

Around 20% of Americans are living with mental illness, which can lead to interruptions in sleep and cause daytime sleepiness. Tackling the day can be a challenge when productive sleep isn’t achieved and can result in the creation of a vicious cycle between the two. The thing is, your mental health and sleep are closely intertwined, …

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Relatable Gifs If You Have Daytime Sleepiness

You wake up, rub your eyes, and let out a yawn or it’s lunchtime and you can’t help but wish for a nap—daytime sleepiness has struck.  Excessive daytime sleepiness or hypersomnia is common and affects close to 20% of the population and can stem from sleep deprivation, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, or …

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