STOP THE LEAKS!

STOP THE LEAKS! "This is so frustrating!  air is leaking all over the place." We know, we know.....everyone hates air leaks.  The leaks might wake you...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...