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Can Your SmartWatch Detect Sleep Apnea?

Today, we’ll take a look at wearable sleep tracking and if it can be used for sleep apnea detection. Then we’ll tell you what you should do if you suspect that you or a loved one may have sleep apnea. But first, you’ll need just a quick understanding of what exactly sleep apnea is and how it’s diagnosed.

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ResMed AirSense 11 Review and Guide

ResMed took the world’s most popular CPAP machine and turned it up to eleven. Or so they say! If you’ve recently been looking for a new CPAP machine, you’ve probably noticed the hype around the long-awaited ResMed AirSense 11. But does it live up to the excitement? And how is it different from the AirSense 10? Is it worth upgrading or should you stick with a proven machine?

Before you buy your next CPAP machine, check out our comparison of the different models, as well as answers to the most common questions about ResMed’s newest offering.

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CPAP Water: Does It Need to Be Distilled? (Plus, How to Make Your Own)

A CPAP humidifier can be the key to sleep therapy success, making your airflow more comfortable and eliminating symptoms like dry mouth and sore throat– but always having to keep distilled water around is a bit of a pain. Is bottled water just as good? What would happen if you used tap water anyway? Is your doctor just in the pocket of Big Water? 

In truth, the answer to these questions can have a big impact on your health and on your wallet. Read on to learn about what kinds of water you can use in your CPAP machine, how the right kind of water can save you money, and even how to make your own distilled water!

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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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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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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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