Sleep Well & Live Better Blog

Why Does Sleep Position Matter? Being A Side Sleeper Has Its Health Benefits

Are you a side sleeper, stomach sleeper, or back sleeper? People feel attached to their preference, but the great debate on sleep position has become increasingly clear from a health perspective as the research rolls in. Stomach and back sleeping could be making an already exhausting situation worse, especially for those with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in Children

We know from experience how scary it can be if your child isn’t breathing properly. We’re glad you came to us to learn more about sleep apnea in children and what you should do if you think your child has apnea symptoms.

We’ll start with an explanation of pediatric sleep apnea followed by what the symptoms and causes are. Then we’ll tell you about how the diagnosis is made and what treatment options may be available for your kiddo. We want you to be able to leave this article with what you need to help your child be safer and more comfortable starting today.

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3 Reasons You Really Should Care About Sleep Apnea In Truck Drivers

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If you’ve purchased anything ever, there’s a strong chance that it was once on a truck. We’re not just talking about the impulse buys you find on Amazon. We’re talking about the food that’s in your grocery stores, the clothes in your fast fashion chains, even the construction materials that build your community. All of these things came to you on a truck–a truck that was driven by a commercial truck driver.

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​​Can CBD Oil Really Help Sleep Apnea Patients Like You (Even on CPAP Machines?)

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There is a lot of controversy surrounding cannabidiol (CBD oil) and other cannabis-derived products, so Aeroflow Sleep went to the experts. THC Design, a leading cannabis cultivator in California, partnered with us to educate sleep apnea patients like you on how CBD oil can really help (even on CPAP machines,) and our Sleep Science Advisor, Dr. Carleara Weiss backed them up.

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3B Medical CPAP Supplies And Which Mask Pairs Best with the New Luna 2 Machine

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If you haven’t heard about 3B Medical, we’re here to clear the air–just like the new Luna II Auto CPAP Machine. After a lengthy litigation between 3B Medical and ResMed, a settlement was made, allowing 3B Medical to begin making new products. They quickly became the CPAP manufacturer with “the most no-cost data capture options in the industry, and now the best 3B Medical CPAP supplies are available to Aeroflow Sleep patients!

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Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy: What Is Your Risk? (And Is CPAP Safe?)

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Pregnancy is complicated. For those with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA,) sleep disruption and the associated cardiovascular effects of not getting enough oxygen also progresses with your baby. The prevalence of a sleep disorder in pregnant women is actually very high, so it’s only natural for anyone trying to get pregnant to wonder why - and what your risk factors are.

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The Best Kept CPAP Secret is The New Resvent iBreeze APAP Machine

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We understand that you’ve likely been scouring the internet for information about CPAP machines, and we hope to end your search here! Our product guide for the Resvent iBreeze will be informative regardless of the CPAP machine you ultimately choose. So buckle up, Buttercup, and let’s breeze through this–pun intended! 

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Is CPAP and Oxygen Therapy the Same Thing, and Which is Best for You?

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What is air? Besides being the key to sustaining life as we know it, air is a mixture of gasses—mainly oxygen and nitrogen—that then turns into carbon dioxide when we breathe. But what if you can’t breathe on your own? Well, you go to the doctor and are prescribed one of two things: CPAP therapy or oxygen therapy. Read on to find out the difference between the two, which is best for you, and how Aeroflow Sleep can help.

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Melatonin and Sleep Apnea: Is the Popular Sleep Medicine Safe for CPAP?

Patients with OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) can also have other sleep disorders. Any number of factors can keep you from getting a good night’s sleep, throwing off your circadian rhythm. This is your body’s natural rhythm that sets your awake and sleep schedules.  So if an apnea patient needs to reach for sleep medicine, is the well-known sleep aid melatonin safe for continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP?) 

We’re here to close the book on your search! Stick with us and we’ll explore the topic of this over-the-counter supplement and how it can interact with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

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CPAP Dry Mouth: 4 Ways It Happens, Plus 6 Tips to Prevent It

Your CPAP device is extremely beneficial to treating your sleep apnea, but do you always seem to wake up with a dry mouth and bad breath? This is a common side effect of CPAP therapy, and it’s a manageable one. Aeroflow Sleep is here to help you identify the reasons you might be experiencing CPAP dry mouth and give you 6 tips to prevent it.

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