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Emily Callahan

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Does My Sleep Health Matter? How Your Sleep & Mental Health Are Connected

Does My Sleep Health Matter? How Your Sleep & Mental Health Are Connected

A 2021 study estimated that more than one in five adults in the United States deals with a mental illness. Is there a link between poor sleep and the prevalence of mental health conditions, or is it the other way around? In today’s blog, we’ve teamed up with Dr. Chris Allen—a Board-Certified Sleep Medicine Physician, Pediatric Neurologist, and Aeroflow Sleep Science Advisor—to explore the effects of sleep on your mental health. So, strap in; there are a lot of studies and research here!

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Can Service Animals Really Help You Manage Your Sleep Apnea?

Can Service Animals Really Help You Manage Your Sleep Apnea? | Aeroflow Sleep

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a service animal is “a dog that has been trained to complete a task for an individual with a disability.” But is sleep apnea technically a disability? And can a trained service dog help you manage your sleep disorder? Let’s find out!

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Can You Fix Sleep Apnea Yourself? Why Sleep Apnea Self-Care Matters

Can You Fix Sleep Apnea Yourself? Why Sleep Apnea Self-Care Matters

If you suffer from loud snoring and daytime sleepiness, you shouldn’t brush it off as normal. In fact, these symptoms may be pointing to something more serious; like a sleep disorder. But is something like sleep apnea a disease you can simply deal with on your own? Aeroflow Sleep has the answer in today’s blog.

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Your 2024 World Sleep Day Guide: How To Celebrate Sleep Health

Your 2024 World Sleep Day Guide: How To Celebrate Sleep Health

Did you know that there is an entire day dedicated to celebrating sleep health all across the globe? You may not be familiar with World Sleep Day, and that’s okay! Keep reading as we provide you with some context, helpful resources, and tips on how you can celebrate, besides just sleeping!

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Narcolepsy & Sleep Apnea: 2 Of 80 Sleep Disorders You May Not Yet Know

Narcolepsy & Sleep Apnea

Did you know that there are over 80 different types of sleep disorders? Maybe that amount of medical conditions doesn’t surprise you, but what if we told you that more than 50 million people in the United States alone have been diagnosed with some form of a sleep disorder? The truth is that there is a high prevalence of sleep disorders, and because these disorders occur while you’re sleeping, it can be very difficult to identify if you have one or not. In an effort to raise awareness, we’re highlighting two different sleep disorders in today’s blog: narcolepsy and sleep apnea. Keep reading as we break down the differences, similarities, warning signs, and treatment options for both.

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Sleep Apnea And Sports? How One Sleep Disorder Impacts Athletes

Sleep Apnea And Sports? How One Sleep Disorder Impacts Athletes

With Super Bowl Sunday on the horizon, football is top of mind for many Americans. But did you know that it’s estimated that up to one third of football players in the National Football League (NFL) have sleep apnea? Plus, 52% of former NFL players have been diagnosed with some form of sleep disordered breathing. The numbers don’t lie; there is clearly a widespread epidemic of sleep apnea within the NFL. Why is this the case, and does sleep apnea impact other athletes (and sports) too? Keep reading to find out!

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Can Your Dirty CPAP Cause Painful Ear Infections? We've Got The Answer

Can A Dirty CPAP Cause Ear Infections? We've Got The Answer

Aeroflow Sleep is well aware of the fact that cleaning your CPAP supplies can be annoying. Let’s face it; any extra chore that gets added to your to-do list is likely going to be zero fun (unless you’re Mr. Clean). But seriously, skipping out on regular cleaning and replacement comes at a cost. Keep reading to learn more about the negative impacts of dirty CPAP equipment; like respiratory illness.

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What Is The Best CPAP Mask For A Deviated Septum?

What Is The Best CPAP Mask For A Deviated Septum?

As your sleep specialist continues to narrow down mask options that are a good fit for you, your physical features will also be assessed; factors like whether or not you have facial hair, or if you have a deviated septum, will also play a significant role in your mask selection process. Since a deviated septum can impact your journey to finding the right mask fit, we thought we’d shed some light on which CPAP mask is the best for this condition and why.

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Are Travel CPAPs Worth It? Answering 4 Of Your Most Common Questions

Are Travel CPAPs Worth It? Answering 4 Of Your Most Common Questions

Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP therapy, is the most common treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA.) If you are a regular CPAP user, you may think, “I’ll be fine without my CPAP for just a couple of nights while traveling.” Think again! It is proven that just one night without your CPAP can reverse your sleep therapy progress and reactivate your sleep apnea symptoms.

This means that, no matter the adventure, it’s important to bring your trusted CPAP device along with you. But can you travel with your standard machine? Or, do you need a special “travel CPAP?” We’ll answer these questions and more, giving you the information you need to decide if a travel CPAP is worth it for you (or not.)

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The Top 5 Sleep Apnea Machines To Look Out For In 2024

The Top 5 Sleep Apnea Machines To Look Out For In 2024

New year, new CPAP? That's not exactly how the popular saying goes, but it does a great job of summing up what we're going for! If you’ve had your PAP machine since 2019 or earlier, it’s probably time for an upgrade. Not sure what the latest and greatest technology is to treat your sleep apnea? Look no further; keep reading as we break down the best (and the worst) machines on the market in 2024.

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