Sleep Well & Live Better Blog

The AirFit N20 Ultimate Guide and Review

If you’re considering the AirFit N20, you don’t need a sales spiel, you need to know how it stacks up in the real world! That’s why we’ve put together this collection of answers to common questions about ResMed’s most popular nasal CPAP mask. In our no-nonsense review we’ll take a look at who this mask is right for and who it’s not right for. Then we’ll compare it against some similar masks so you can make the right decision for you.

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Sleep Apnea in Winter (5 Tips for Making CPAP Comfortable in the Colder Months)

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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Anxiety? (And How CPAP Therapy Can Help)

Mental health disorders can go unnoticed because visible signs of trauma are few and far between. Nonetheless, they are as crippling as a broken arm. Many also have difficulty recognizing sleep disorders because most symptoms occur during sleep. Sleep apnea is one such disorder.

Now, what if sleep disorders directly correlate with anxiety disorders, and vice versa? Can sleep apnea cause anxiety? Let’s find out, and then discover how CPAP therapy can help.

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CPAP Supplies Near Me (How to Get the Benefits of a CPAP Store From Home!)

There are many reasons why you might want to buy your CPAP supplies in person. You want to make sure you get the right mask the first time. That it fits properly before you leave. That your new CPAP machine is set up by a healthcare professional who knows what you personally need. 

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CPAP Sore Throat: 6 Tips to Feel Better Tonight

If you often wake up to a sore throat after using your CPAP, you’re experiencing one of the most common side effects that new CPAP users go through– but that doesn’t mean you need to accept it! A sore throat is a sign that something needs to change in your CPAP routine. 

Thankfully, it's also one of the easiest side effects to fix! Today we’ll take a look at what might be causing your sore throat, and explore some tips to help you fix it.

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The Ultimate Guide to Heated CPAP Tubing (Who Needs It and How to Use It)

Every CPAP user knows there are standard CPAP supplies that sleep apnea patients need to get a good night’s rest; like a CPAP machine, mask, and tubing. Anything else is considered a luxury...until you try it. Heated tubing is one such piece that many consider a necessity.

Today, we’ll answer 8 questions about CPAP tubing; including how it fits into your existing CPAP therapy and if Aeroflow Sleep can get yours covered up to 100% through insurance.

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Traveling with CPAP Guide (10 Answers to the Most Common Questions)

For many, the holidays are a time of travel, and for those with obstructive sleep apnea that can raise some big questions about your sleep health. Should you leave your CPAP at home? Can you use it on the plane? What happens if you can’t find distilled water?

Traveling with your CPAP may sound like a hassle, but with a little bit of preparation it can be as easy as pie! That’s why we’ve put together these answers to the most common questions about traveling with CPAP, as well as some helpful tips along the way.

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The Best Sleep Apnea Diet: 6 Foods You Need to Eat (and 4 You Need to Avoid) If You Have OSA

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we are all guilty of gluttony when that particular holiday feast is before us. Yes, it’s a special time of year, but it can all catch up to us, especially if you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Learn what foods OSA patients should and should not eat according to the experts as well as what impact diet and exercise can have on your sleep apnea.

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Why Do I Have to Rent My CPAP Through Insurance?

It may surprise some CPAP users to find that their insurance company requires them to rent their CPAP machine– sometimes for as long as 3 months to a year– before they’re allowed to own it.

If you’ve just discovered that you’re facing a rental policy, you probably have a lot of questions. To help you out, we’ll take a look at why your insurer requires a rental period, and what it means for the cost.

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PTSD and Sleep Apnea: You Need to Know about Your Risk Factors and Your Coverage

Over 40 years have passed since PTSD was officially recognized as a mental health condition. Wars have been fought in the Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Yet, how mental health disorders like PTSD impact our physical health is still being explored; including how PTSD affects sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA.) As we prepare to celebrate Veteran’s Day—a holiday where we reflect on the sacrifices of our servicemen—today’s blog takes a look at how PTSD and OSA are related.

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