Travel Alot? Don’t let bulky CPAPs hold you back!

  Believe me, we have come a long way.  CPAP and BPAP machine were once very large and loud.  In fact, most people don't know...

Sleeping beauty – get better-looking With CPAP

Sleeping beauty on CPAP? We know that Obstructive sleep apnea is a dangerous yet common disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops during sleep. The gold-standard in...

I can’t breathe out against the fixed CPAP pressure!

CPAP is important in order to relieve any apneas (pauses in breathing) during sleep. The “C” in CPAP stands for continuous, which basically means...

A, B, and Cs of positive airway pressure

What exactly does CPAP stand for?  Well, CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure.  There are, however, 3 types of PAP therapy: A, B,...

Is a Mandibular Advancement Device for me?

 Some people just can't take CPAP.  We fortunately there are other options.   A mandibular advancement device or Oral appliance therapy (OAT) works in a different...

Why do I have to come back to the sleep lab!?

Well, by this time someone thought you might have sleep apnea and sent you to the sleep lab.  You put on all the wires,...

What is a sleep study?

  A sleep study, also known as a polysomnogram (PSG), is an overnight test that records multiple streams of information to help doctors gauge how...

Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation

Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) Information source: Inspire Medical Systems More and more people are starting to ask about the Inspire therapy.  Basically the Inspire device...

I Hate CPAP!

CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. Its meant to act as an airway “splint” to keep the upper airway open.  This, in turn,...

6 Tips for Tolerating CPAP

In the CPAP world most people fit into two general groups: you either love it or you hate it. There are a few people...