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,...

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...

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...

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...

Screening for Sleep Apnea

Do I have sleep apnea   The most common symptom by far for sleep apnea is snoring. Everyone that has sleep apnea snores but not everyone that...

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...

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,...

I Snore, Do I Need a Doctor?

Everyone at some point or another has snored for different reasons.  Episodic snoring, after all,  is merely the sound produced by  the vibration of the...

Weight Loss and sleep apnea

PayPal Donation Button What if I told you that people tend to gain weight on CPAP.  Although this may be true the reason why is...

Putting up with CPAP: Simple tips to improve sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common of 3 types of apnea.  A person suffering from this disorder can have difficulties while sleeping due...